Top 48 Things to do in Santorini Island, Greece

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Akrotiri Excavation Site Transfers from Kamari
These convenient transfers to and from Kamari Village to the Akrotiri archaeological site offer you a unique opportunity to explore the on-going excavations. Your tour is completely self-guided once you are the site, so you can discover aspects of the... Read More

Categories: Attractions

3 hours

Free cancellation

$17
per adult

Ancient Akrotiri & Oia Village Private Half-Day Tour
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... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$561
per adult

Ancient Thera Transfer from Kamari
Explore one of the island's most fascinating ancient sites at your own pace with this convenient transfer to and from the historic setting. With an annotated map to help, this self-guided trip allows you the freedom and time to discover... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$11
per adult

Ancient Thira Ruins Half-Day Tour
The ruins on top of Mesa Vouno mark the site of Ancient Thira. Discover why the Dorian people chose this location to erect a capital for their former kingdom. Observe the diverse selection of uncovered buildings and admire panoramic views... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$15
per adult

Archaeological Tour of Akrotiri with Winetasting & Black Sand Beaches
Make your way to the southern end of Santorini to explore the island’s less-touristed attractions. Take in breathtaking panoramas from a hilltop monastery, roam the serene streets of a quiet village, and kick back on a black sand beach before... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$39
per adult

Caldera by Morning & Island Cruise: Nea Kameni, Palea Kameni & Theresia
The Santorini Caldera offers an incredible collection of rugged scenery, gleaming white-walled houses, and warm waters in the Aegean. Join this tour and spend a morning exploring the sights around this great volcanic crater, where you can discover the spectacle... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$39
per adult

Caldera Cruise with Volcano & Hot Springs Full-Day Tour
Embark on a daylong cruise across the caldera of Santorini, with breathtaking views of picturesque local towns. Walk on active volcanic formations and craters, take a rejuvenating swim in the island hot springs, or simply pass the afternoon soaking up... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$40
per adult

Caldera Full-Day Cruise with Sunset at Oia
A relaxing cruise along the Aegean Sea takes you to smaller volcanic islands surrounding Santorini. Set foot on the crater of a live volcano, indulge in calming hot springs and mud baths, and watch a romantic sunset at the village... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$44
per adult

Catamaran Caldera Cruise with Barbecue
Explore Santorini by daylight or sunset aboard a red catamaran—Dream Catcher. Enjoy the views of Oia’s white houses on its hills and visit the Red and White beaches. Pass through the islands in the caldera and go for a dip... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$112
per adult

Catamaran Cruise on Lagoon 560 at Morning or Sunset
Embark on a luxurious catamaran cruise and experience Santorini in all its majesty aboard the Lagoon 560, which offers maximum quiet, comfort, and space. Explore the island's most celebrated sights, including the caldera, Red and White Beaches, and hot springs.... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$179
per adult

Catamaran Cruise: Allure Lagoon 520 at Morning & Sunset
Explore the pristine beauty of Santorini and its coast aboard a brand new, 2016-model catamaran. Your diamond-shaped vessel is designed to provide maximum comfort, luxury, and safety—perfect for spending a morning or afternoon out on the Aegean Sea. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$157
per adult

Cooking Class & Winetasting Tour
Taste your way around Santorini and savor the crisp flavors of the island's renowned wines as you uncover the secrets of its production along the way. Learn how to cook typical Santorini dishes and indulge in a delicious lunch—which you... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$168
per adult

Customized Private Island Tour
Enjoy the wonders of Santorini with a personal driver and guide. Customize your own itinerary, explore as you wish, and see all that the island has to offer on a full-day or half-day private tour. See the highlights of this... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$336
per adult

Evening Cruise to the Caldera with Dinner
Spend an evening admiring the spectacular scenery of the Santorini Caldera with a tour that shows you some of the islands' most remarkable sights. With a cruise along the shore, a buffet dinner, and a look at the evening sun... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Full-Day Caldera Tour by Boat & Oia Sunset
Take a journey through the beautiful sights of the Santorini caldera for a day of spectacle and relaxation, complete with a spectacular view of the sunset. With visits to hot springs and volcanic islands, charming villages and iconic bluffs, this... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$43
per adult

Highlights of Santorini Private Half-Day Tour
From the black-sand beaches and picturesque caldera to the mountaintops and charming villages, Santorini is an island with much to see. Discover the marvels that make up of one of most charming Greek islands on this private half-day tour. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$449
per adult

Morning or Sunset Catamaran Cruise Aboard the Lagoon 500
Board the spacious and luxurious Lagoon 500 and explore the stunning beauty of coastal Santorini. Enjoy a premium cruise experience that gives you the opportunity to swim and snorkel around some of the island's most magnificent sights. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$146
per adult

Ocean Voyager Catamaran Cruise: Day or Sunset Tour
Delight in a picture-perfect sailing experience aboard a luxurious, 74-foot (22-m) Ammoudi Ocean Voyager catamaran, taking in the beauty of the Santorini coast in all its splendor. Stops at beaches and swimming holes, as well as a delicious lunch, are... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$107
per adult

Private Art, Food & Shopping Tour
If you have limited time on Santorini, you need someone to show you the best places to see, shop, eat, and generally have a great holiday while you're here. This private tour gives you just that, thanks to a guide... Read More
Private Boat Rental with Skipper
Cruise around the stunning island of Santorini at your own pace with a group of just 10 people in your private boat. Sail close to the old port of Fira, Volcano, Santorini's Caldera Hot Springs, Thirassia, or Oia Village—perched on... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$224
per adult

Private Catamaran Cruise: Ios Day Trip
Gather your group and board a comfortable and luxurious catamaran for an afternoon of sailing the majestic waters and islands surrounding Santorini. Make your way across the sea and visit the magnificent island of Ios, which offers a wonderful change... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$1,682
per adult

Private Catamaran Sailing Experience
Enjoy a private catamaran sailing trip around the beautiful coast of Santorini. Indulge in sizzling Greek barbecue while aboard and pause for a swim near some of the best beaches, like White Beach, which is only accessible by water. Then... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$1,402
per adult

Private Golden Hour Sunrise Photo Tour
See Santorini through a photographer's eye in the early-morning light with a tour that shows you some of the island's most remarkable sights. Designed for all those who love photography, professional or not, your excursion takes you to outstanding scenery... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$236
per adult

Private Guided Tour of Santorini & Fira to Oia Hike
Spend half a day exploring the wonders of Santorini. Take a guided tour of the southern coast and explore the ancient town of Pyrgos, indulge in local delicacies, and venture on a hike from Fira to Oia with a backdrop... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$449
per adult

Private Helicopter Tour
Soar above the picturesque landscapes of Santorini and the surrounding sea on an unforgettable helicopter trip over the island. Spot the volcanic formations of the caldera and the charming, white-washed villages like Fira and Oia on a thrilling ride over... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$841
per adult

Private Personal Photo Shoot
Create a timeless memory with a portrait session at one of Santorini's most photogenic locations. Whether you're looking for big dramatic vistas, quaint old streets for intimate portraits, or colorful blue-domed churches, you can find just the right place for... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

$1,116
per adult

Private Santorini Catamaran Cruise on a Lagoon 500
Set sail on the "Sunset Oia" Lagoon 500, one of the most popular Lagoon catamarans in Santorini. The Lagoon 500 offers private, all-inclusive experiences to couples or to bigger parties. Swim and snorkel at incredible Santorini sites, as crew members... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$1,234
per adult

Private Santorini Photography Tour
See Santorini through a photographer's eye with this tour that lets you capture some of the island's most remarkable sights. Join a private guide for a personalized excursion that takes you to see the outstanding scenery that you can capture... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$314
per adult

Private Shore Excursion: Volcano & Hot Springs by Boat
Ride into the caldera of the volcano that defines the island of Thira on a boat trip to explore this beautiful Greek island. Visit the revitalizing hot springs, admire scenic views, and learn about the active geology that lies beneath... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$927
per adult

Private Shore Excursion: Winery, Prehistoric Museum & Oia Town
Head to the shores of Santorini for an all-encompassing tour of the island's stunning natural landscapes, fascinating museums, and intriguing old towns. On this private tour, meet up with a local guide for an insider's look at the famous sights... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$813
per adult

Santorini Day Tour on Fountaine Pajot Taiti 80 Catamaran
There's no better way to explore the amazing caldera of Santorini than from the vantage point of a catamaran out on the sparkling Aegean Sea. Board a Fountaine Pajot Taiti 80 vessel and coast past beaches, hot springs, and rugged... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$73
per adult

Santorini Full-Day Tour
Devote your day to exploring scenic Santorini, which houses dramatic features of the natural world and whitewashed villages nestled in the hillsides. Reflect on the deep blue Aegean Sea as it laps the shore of beautiful beaches, and witness the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

Santorini in 1 Day by Land & Sea
On this bus tour, travel to the highest point of the island and take a cruise to visit the majestic islands of the area such as Nea Kameni, Palea Kameni, and Therasia. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$47
per adult

Santorini Private Photography Tour
See the best of Santorini, from the well-known sights to its quiet, hidden places, on a private photo tour. Join a personal guide who can show you to the island's most spectacular locations and add to your enjoyment and understanding... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

$421
per adult

Seeing the Light Photography Tour
If you want to see the best places on Santorini to get postcard-quality photos of this amazing island, this tour is for you. With a focus on finding the ideal location rather than the technical aspects of your camera, the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

$499
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Santorini Airport (JTR)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Santorini (Thira) National Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Santorini (Thira) National Airport, the zones/areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$14
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Santorini Port
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Santorini Port and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Santorini Port, the zones or areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$14
per adult

Small-Group Akrotiri & Wine Tour
Discover the nearly lost history of Santorini in the ash-covered town of Akrotiri. Explore the town's famous excavations before spending the afternoon sipping crisp Santorini wine on visits to 3 local wineries. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$157
per adult

Small-Group Deluxe Catamaran Sailing Cruise
See the breathtaking island of Santorini from the sapphire-blue waters of the Aegean Sea on a half-day catamaran trip, just off the shore. With stops to swim at beautiful beaches, a BBQ meal to savor, and invigorating mud baths, there’s... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$168
per adult

Small-Group Santorini Photography Tour
Capture the beauty of Santorini with a photo tour to some of the island's most spectacular sights. Designed for anyone who loves photography, professionals or not, this tour aims to provide excellent photo opportunities as you explore the beautiful scenery.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$79
per adult

Small-Group Santorini Sailing with Barbecue
With an intimate group of up to 16 passengers, view the white houses on the hills of Santorini from a luxurious catamaran and pad across its powder-soft Red and White beaches. After you navigate the islands in the caldera, take... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$179
per adult

Small-Group Wine of the Island Tour
This small-group excursion has all the ingredients for a memorable, half-day tour: spectacular countryside, award-winning wines, and a local wine expert with interesting narrative. Visit 3 of Santorini's most celebrated wineries to taste their vintages and learn about the island’s... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$95
per adult

Southern Santorini Full-Day Tour
Uncover the wonders of this volcanic island’s southern region as you visit whitewashed villages that stand out against the deep blues of the sky and ocean. Gain a deeper historical perspective at an age-old archeological site, unwind on a sun-soaked... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$40
per adult

Sunset Catamaran Trip Aboard Fountaine Pajot Taïti 80
Enjoy the amazing Sunset of Santorini aboard a Fountaine Pajot Taïti 80 catamaran. Relax on the luxurious deck as you travel to see the amazing sights of Santorini, including vibrantly colored sands at Red Beach and White Beach, natural hot... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$107
per adult

Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Caldera
As you bob across the Santorini caldera, you have the best vantage for a world famous sunset which moves the colors of the sky and nearby shores through a glorious spectrum. The romance of your evening is elevated by a... Read More
Traditional Village & Sunset Half-Day Tour
Explore some of the beautiful lesser-known towns and villages on Santorini, as your guide reveals the mysteries of deserted ruins and the stunning sights of Pyrgos. Pause at a local vineyard for an awe-inspiring view of the caldera, and admire... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$35
per adult

Volcanic Islands & Hot Springs Half-Day Boat Tour
On this half-day tour, you explore the smaller volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni that surround Santorini. Stroll along active craters, take a refreshing dip in natural hot springs, and immerse yourself in the therapeutic mud baths of... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$33
per adult

Wines of the Island Private Half-Day Tour
Immerse yourself in the local wine culture of Santorini. Taste and explore your way around the island's vineyards with a private guide and learn about the history, production, and storage of various types of wine. Enjoy an assortment of local... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$673
per adult

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