Ancient Akrotiri & Oia Village Private Half-Day Tour

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Duration: 5h
Location: Santorini, Greece | Santorini, Greece

Category: Private Tours

Fascinating history & volcanic marvels of Santorini
Stunning views from the caldera & the island's highest point
Chance to see ancient settlements in the Akrotiri village
Free time in Oia, Santorini's most famous village
Personalized attention & services of a private guide

Guided tour of the Akrotiri excavations and Oia
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Santorini hotel or Santorini port
Live tour commentary provided in English


Discover the charm, wonder, and history of Santorini with a private guide on this half-day tour. Uncover one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean at the Akrotiri excavations, absorb a wide range of stunning views, and enjoy some free time in the village of Oia.

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 head to Akrotiri, a former, Minoan Bronze Age settlement, for more insight into the island's ancient history. Learn about the island's first inhabitants, who arrived there in 3000 BC.

Next, head up to the island's highest point, where the Prophet Elias Monastery is perched—at almost 2,000 feet (565 m). Listen to monks chanting and admire the far-reaching views that span the entire region from this stunning vantage point. Your tour is complete with a visit to the quintessential village Oia: Enjoy some free time here to explore.

Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book: Maximum group size is 8 people.

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