Guided tour

Fira: Walking Tour with Cable Car Ride

4.3 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: NST Santorini Tours

Fira: Walking Tour with Cable Car Ride

Activity provider: NST Santorini Tours
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From US$ 51.66 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover Santorini’s capital through a guided tour that will feature a cable car ride with breathtaking aerial views and a tasting of local wines.

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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Santorini's history during a guided walking tour of its capital
  • Capture frame-worthy photos with the Aegean Sea as your backdrop
  • Marvel at stunning views of the island during an aerial cable car ride
  • Sample local wines at the town market
Full description

Wander through the white cobblestone streets of Santorini’s capital, Fira, for a guided tour that will feature jewelry shops, donkey roads, a scenic cable car ride, and wine tasting. Begin your tour in front of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, which sits atop a cliff and offers breathtaking views. Explore the old town with your guide, admiring the beautiful jewelry in shop windows as you stroll down Gold Street. Walk along part of Santorini’s famous donkey roads, once used by the locals to transport goods and reach other parts of the island. Take in the panoramic views during a 5-minute ride in an aerial lift from the top of the volcanic caldera down to a small picturesque port. Get an up-close look at the edge of the caldera as you make your way toward the renowned blue domed church in Firostefani. At the end of the tour, get introduced to Pelican Kipos, located in the heart of Fira, where there is a unique wine cellar with renowned as well as rare local wines and other alcoholic beverages, collected from all over the world. Should you wish to have a wine tasting experience, it can be arranged on the spot.

Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Cable car ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting (optional)
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral on the side of Atlantis Hotel. Please arrive 10 minutes before the activity starting time.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 7 reviews

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We were surprised To find out that no other people joined our tour, so it was great to have a private tour! We learned quite a lot about the history of the churches, life in Santorini and the cable car ride provided stunning views of Fira! Just a tip to book this tour fairly early upon arrival so you could take full advantage of all the information! Roseli was a knowledgeable and personable tour guide and we appreciated! Highly recommend !!

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May 24, 2022

Was able to see Fira well, detailed history and good walking exercise!

July 31, 2022

It was fun, alot of steps but well worth the view, just make sure to bring a bottle of water, hat and sunglasses.

June 3, 2022

Product ID: 389710