7 to 8 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Overview Discover the charming villages of Santorini during this afternoon bus tour around the island. Visit ancient churches, stroll past local vineyards, see the ruins of the island’s medieval capital, and take in the views of nearby islands from various viewpoints. The final stop on the tour is the famous village of Oia, where you can watch a world-famous sunset and explore before concluding the tour.
Visit: PanagiaEpiskopi Byzantine Church – Mesa Gonia village – Pyrgos village – Oia village Entrance fee for Episkopi
Guide Language: Live guided tour in English, every day. Approximate Duration 7-8 h
Visit the oldest Byzantine church of the island, built in 1115, from the ruins of a 6th century church. Its interior is decorated with wall-paintings and it is consided to be one of the most historical monuments. Mesa Gonia village is the next stop which is considered to be the center of Santorinian wine production. Mesa Gonia, is the only village that wasn’t restored since the great earthquake of 1956, and this will give you a unique opportunity to see how was life there before this dramatic event.
Next, discover Pyrgos village, one of the most picturesque villages of the island. Pyrgos used to be the capital of Santorini, now you will have the chance to visit Skaros (the ruins of the medieval capital), stroll around the village and take pictures of its beautiful churches, and enjoy a magnificent view of the island, once you reach the top of the village. Last stop, is Oia village, located at the western part of the island with the most famous sunset and an architecture that reminds that Oia was once a thriving village built from captains and sailors.
This is not a private pick-up, collection is provided from specific meeting areas.
EXCURSIONS PICK UP TIMES DEPARTURE FROM APRIL- 4th SEPTEMBER
Exo gonia 14:50, Kamari 15:00, Monolithos 14:50, Messaria 14:45, Karterados 14:45, Fira 14:40, Pyrgos 14:30, Perissa 14:00, Perivolos 14:05, Emporio 14:05, Vlichada14:10, Akrotiri 14:20, Meghalochori 14:25
EXCURSIONS PICK UP TIMES DEPARTURE FROM 5th SEPTEMBER
Exo gonia 13:50, Kamari 14:00, Monolithos 13:50, Messaria 13:45, Karterados 13:35, Fira 13:40, Pyrgos 13:30, Perissa 13:00, Perivolos 13:05, Emporio 13:05, Vlichada13:10, Akrotiri 13:20, Meghalochori 13:25
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
Confirmation of the booking will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
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