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Private Half Day Bus Tour of Santorini's South 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!

The journey begins from Fira and then we head to the island's highest point, where the Prophet Elias Monastery is perched at almost 2,000 feet (600 m), enjoy the scenic view of the island and take photos for about 15'. Then we head to the village of Pyrgos where we will take a stroll to see the blue-roofed churches, the caves and the Venetian Castle for many amazing photos for about 30'. Then we visit Santo Wines, a traditional Santorini winery, and grasp the opportunity to sample the local wine. Afterwards we head to Akrotiri, a traditional village of 150 people where the well-known Red Beach and the archaeological city are located (without the tour assistant). Then we head to Perissa, the most beautiful Black Beach in Europe and make a quick stop for some coffee. There our journey ends.
Quick Info
5 hours
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private Tour
English speaking tour assistant
Easy cancellation
  • Why book with us
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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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Tour Details
  • 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
  • Wine tasting
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Private Tour
  • Entrance Fees for Akrotiri (12€ approximately)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Any wine tasting fees
  • Airport pick up
Additional info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
Tour Itinerary


Discover the Caldera hidden gems and take pictures. SEE MORE

Prophet Elias Monastery 15'

Prophet Elias Monastery is perched at almost 2,000 feet (600 m). Enjoy the scenic view of the island and take photos. SEE MORE

Pyrgos 30'

See the blue-roofed churches, the caves and the Venetian castle for many amazing photos. SEE MORE

Santo Wines

A traditional Santorini winery to grasp the opportunity to sample the local wine. SEE MORE


A traditional village of 150 people. SEE MORE

Red beach

Red beach is one of the most scenic and interesting beaches on the island, located near Akrotiri village. The reason for its popularity is its colour! SEE MORE

Excavations of Akrotiri

Excavations of Akrotiri is one of the most important and well-preserved prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. SEE MORE

Perissa Beach

Perissa Beach is one of the most beautiful Black Beach in Europe. SEE MORE
Reviews by real customers
Excellent based on 1 reviews
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.

Good to Know


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.


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.

Santorini and COVID-19: The Good News of Zero Cases!

During this difficult time for humanity, due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus, Santorini was "lucky" as there were no reported COVID-19 cases! Additionally, the Greek authorities took measures to protect the lives of all citizens and visitors right away.

The Greek government has introduced health protocols and measures to ensure the safety of visitors, which must be followed by hoteliers, tour operators, restaurants, cafes, etc.

If you are concerned about social distancing, there are plenty of outdoor spaces and activities in Santorini to have a great time with your loved ones!

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