This Tour gives you the best of both worlds; a trip to some of the most beautiful sites on Santorini by coach and a boat trip to the most beautiful sights around the island; even one of the volcanos and Oia. A complete Santorini experience!
This tour is designed for those who wish to discover the land and also the sea of this Treasure Island! The first visit is to the Prophet Elias Monastery built on the highest point of the island (565 meters above sea level) in the 16th century where the views are simply breath-taking, offering a panoramic shot of the whole island.
After the visit to the Monastery, you take in the picturesque village of Pyrgos with its Cycladic architecture, Byzantine church and even a Venetian Castle. Situatedat one of the highest points of the island, Pyrgos offers an amazing view of the north-west part of Santorini.
From here it is by bus to Athinios Port to board theboat, which will take you to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni where you will have the opportunity to approach the crater of the still active volcano by ascending a soil path. The trip continues to the second volcanic island named Palea Kameni. The boat will make a stop approximately 50 meters from the Hot Springs so you can swim in the green sulphur waters or simply relax and enjoy the view.
The next destination will beThirasia island which was part of Santorini before the explosion of the volcano. There you will have two hours of free time to swim at the beach next to the port, have lunchoreven visit the traditional village Manolas by the winding steps.
Back on board again the boat sets sail to Oia which is our last destination. Oia is world famous for being THE place of gathering artists, who are inspired by the beauty of the landscape and the magnificent purple sunsets which showcase the beauty of the landscape and architecture delivering a unique and awe inspiring atmosphere.
After this fantastic day, the bus will be waiting in Oia to take you back to your starting point.
Please note: Occasionally actual days of operation are subject to change. If this is the case we will endeavour to book a day as close as possible to your original preferred day. Should this not be acceptable a full refund will be made.
Tour Availability: Daily between AprilandSeptember.
Departure Information: The tour starts at approximately 9am. We depart Oia around 30 mins after sunset.
Pick-ups are specific and are at 3 main designated areas only: Kamari, Perissa & Thira. Pick up times are fixed and for this particular tour will be as follows:
Please phone the number on your voucherat least24 hours before your booked tour departs to get the exact information on your pick up time and location.
Duration: 11/12 hours approximately.
Inclusions:Transport from meeting points andEnglish speaking assistant.
Exclusions: Food and drink, (entrance fees to the volcano to be collect by local authoriites on the spot), visit of the inside of theMonasteryand any other services not mentioned above. Please note that although not included with this price, there are drinks, sandwiches and coffee available on board at the bar for you to purchase. There is also free WIFI on board.
Additional Information: We recommend you wear comfortable clothing and adequate footwear, bring swimwear, sun lotion and a hat. We do not recommend that people with walking or mobility difficulties partake in this tour as for instance there are 280 steps from the port up to Oia.