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Private Half Day Bus Tour of Santorini's North Side

Discover the charm, wonder and history of Santorini, one of the top destinations in the world, with Marinakis Tours. Let Marinakis Tours, which was founded in 2000, assist you in the most beautiful Santorini experience. Our staff can offer all the essentials of the perfect holiday: exceptional value for money, destination knowledge and attention to detail. The agency generously provides pick up from and to your cruise ship, the airport or your hotel. Let's get started!

Your tour begins with a stop at the island's iconic caldera, a striking viewpoint. Enjoy views of staggered cliffs and rock layers dotted with whitewashed houses and blue domes. Then we head to Firostefani for a quick 15' stop, a traditional village filled with many tiny churches, for more insight into the island's history. We gaze the volcano ahead of us, Imerovigli and Oia. The journey continues to Imerovigli where we can see and take pictures of the caves, the place where the old inhabitants of the island used to live. Then, we head to the edge of Imerovigli to see the well-known Skaros, an UNESCO protected mountain that really floats in the air and take pictures of the region. On the way to Oia, we can witness red, black and yellow volcanic lava on the left side of the mini bus. On the right side we see the Caldera and the Aegean Sea and the second volcano of the island, Columbo, which is underwater. Our tour ends at Oia, where we see many old, blue-roofed traditional churches, old houses, traditional coffee shops, boutiques and art galleries and you get the chance to try a bite of the traditional Greek baklava as you drink your coffee. We head to the old Venetian Castle which is located on the edge of the island to admire the beautiful view of Oia and take some time to visit the local shops (optional choice). Then we head back to your hotel or other destination of your choice.
Quick Info
5 hours
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private Tour
English speaking tour assistant
Easy cancellation
Operated by Marinakis Tours (5 tours)
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Schedule & Pricing
Departure point: Your Santorini hotel or meeting point close to the cruise ship port.
Departure time: Please advise your preferred departure time or the arrival time of your cruise ship upon booking.
Pickup info: Pickup from your hotel
Return details: Return to original departure point
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Private 5-Hour Tour Book your Santorini custom tour for a duration of 5-hour. Visit Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Oia.
Next available on 25 Jan from US$314.50
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Tour Details
Inclusions
  • Pick up from and to your hotel or other destination of choice
  • Professional coach driver
  • All taxes
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary on the spot, to include additional stops for shopping or relaxing
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private Tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Airport pick up
Additional info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
Tour Itinerary
1

Fira

Discover the Caldera hidden gems and take pictures. SEE MORE
2

Firostefani 15'

A traditional village filled with many tiny churches, for more insight into the island's history. SEE MORE
3

Imerovigli

See and take pictures of the caves, the place where the old Habitants of the island used to live. SEE MORE
4

The castle of Skaros

An UNESCO protected mountain that really floats on the air and take pictures of the region. SEE MORE
5

Oia

At Oia, we can see many old blue-roofed traditional churches, old houses, traditional coffee shops. SEE MORE
6

Old Venetian Castle of Agions Nikolaos

Old Venetian Castle which is located on the edge of the island to admire the beautiful view of Oia. SEE MORE
Reviews by real customers for Marinakis Tours
4.8
Excellent based on 10 reviews
GG
Graciela G. United States, 29 Nov 2019
Great time in Santorini

We had a great time and tour of Santorini sights with our guide Nikolas, who personalized the wonderful experience for our group of four ladies every step of the way. He is knowledgeable and accommodating, and ensured we got from place to place safely. We were very pleased with all the insider information he shared about his island, and were delighted to have him join us for lunch and wine tasting. He managed to manuever around the more crowed places with ease, and gave us first-hand insider views of the highlights of the island. All in all, we would highly recommend Nikolas and his tour! , A great experience!, Well organized!, Wonderful experience!, Our guide was awesome!, Wonderful experience!

ES
Ellen S. United States, 30 Oct 2019
Great views and tour

We met our tour guide by the cable cars and had a great day touring around Santorini! our guide took us to the town, which was awesome. He walked along with us and showed us different sights. We were back to our ship on time and even had time to stop for lunch.Great day in Santorini!

JB
Jenny B. Australia, 23 Sep 2019
Wonderful and informative

Nikolas was on time, actually early as we docked a little early. It was very informative. A great way to see the Island. Thanks for a lovely experience.

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Voucher

Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, pickup time and tour operator’s contact information, at your email address. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.

Cancellation

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 7 day(s) of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee of the advance payment.

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