Day trip

Santorini: Highlights Tour with Wine Tasting & Sunset in Oia

Activity provider: Santorini Tours

Santorini: Highlights Tour with Wine Tasting & Sunset in Oia

Activity provider: Santorini Tours
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From US$ 69.79 per person

Discover the must-see spots of Santorini on this guided day trip. Admire panoramic views of the caldera, explore Perissa Beach, and watch an unforgettable sunset.

About this tour

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from your hotel, or the closest point accessible by bus. You will receive a personalized pickup time and pickup point in a separate email from our local partner (please check your spam folder too).
Private group available

The Original experience

8 hours
  • Santorini

  • 30 minutes
  • Profítis Ilías, Santorini (visit)

  • Pyrgos Kallistis (visit)

  • Emporio (visit)

  • Perissa Black Sand Beach (free time)

  • Wine tasting

  • Oia (sunset)

  • 30 minutes
  • Santorini

Pickup included
Main stop
  • Discover the main highlights of Santorini island on a full-day guided tour
  • Explore Pyrgos and Emporio, two of the most picturesque villages of Santorini
  • See the most famous black sand beach on the island
  • Taste authentic local wine and learn about the island's unique pruning technique
  • Admire the blue-domed churches in Oia at sunset
Full description

Embark on a full-day guided tour of Santorini's highlights. Visit the iconic blue-domed churches of Oia, admire the views from Profitis Ilias, and relax on the shores of Perissa Beach before some well-deserved wine tasting.

After pickup from your hotel, board the luxury coach and drive to Profitis Ilias, the highest point on the island. Take in an incredible panorama of the entire island of Santorini, and the stunning deep blue color of the Aegean Sea while learning about the island´s fascinating volcanic history.

Wander around the courtyard of the 18th-century monastery that sits on top of the mountain. Then visit the Saint Nektarios chapel and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings.

Continue to the village of Pyrgos, a hidden gem of Santorini. Wander through its winding alleys and immerse yourself in its traditional atmosphere. See typical houses, blue-domed churches, and quaint shops. Walk up to its imposing castle for beautiful vistas of the surrounding area.

The next stop is Emporio, where you will join a guided walk and visit the small Venetian fortress. Feel like you’re on the set of Mamma Mia as you discover the many doorways, windows, alleys, and arches of this picturesque medieval village.

Continue to Perissa Beach, also known as Black Beach. Here, there will be plenty of free time to go swimming in the sea or have lunch at one of the Greek tavernas facing the beach.

Take the opportunity to taste local Santorinian wine, one of the most famous products of the island. Learn about the winemaking process and enjoy a private wine tasting session of 3 wines made of local grape varieties.

In the early evening, arrive at the cliff-top village of Oia with its famous blue-domed churches. Embark on a guided walk from Saint George's Church in the most peaceful part of Oia. Learn about Oia´s glorious maritime past and admire elegant captains' mansions and cave-like houses along the way.

Once at the bustling castle area, enjoy some free time to take some photos, shop, or have a relaxing drink. Finally, watch an incredible sunset before meeting up with your guide opposite Platsani Church. Board the bus for a relaxing evening journey with drop-off back at your hotel.

  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Live guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Visit to Perissa Beach (Free time to grab lunch)
  • Food
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour operates with a maximum of 25 people. If the group size exceeds 17 pax, a coach will be used instead of a minibus to transport guests in order to ensure social distancing
  • Some sites may be closed due to unforeseen circumstances or seasonality
  • Clear sunset views are dependent on the weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 257 reviews

Review summary

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Lena was an amazing tour guide! Just the right amount of information about the island and its history and a brilliant knowledge of the best spots to see in each location. The order of the sights was rearranged so that we avoided the crowds which was great as we were alone in most locations. The only constructive feedback is for the tour company who could improve their communications before the tour - we didn't hear from the tour company about our pick-up location/time until late the night before despite calling and sending multiple chasers which was unnecessarily stressful.

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May 18, 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed the highlights tour, it was a great way to see lots of places in Santorini without hiring our own transport, and you learn so much too. Our guide Lena was fantastic - her passion for history and the island shines through. She was full of funny stories and interesting facts, and we learned so much from her. Our driver Georgios was lovely too, and made sure we got back to our hotel safely. The coach was a very comfortable way to travel, and the aircon and water were very welcome when returning from being out in the sun. We thought it was great value for money, especially as it includes the wine tasting and visit to the winery museum. We would thoroughly recommend!

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May 16, 2022

Lena was a fantastic guide. The trip was great value for money, giving you a great way to see many parts of the island you might not be able to get to on your own. Great mix of small local Villages, wine tasting, the beach and Oia. Would recommend if looking for one excursion to cover off many.

May 10, 2022

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