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Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel

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Thira, Greece
Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel

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Safety measures
icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

This half-day tour takes you to several Santorini neighborhoods including Firostefani, Finikia, Imerovigli, and Oia. Visit popular sightseeing and photo destinations like the Blue Dome, Skaros Rock, the Santorini caldera, and Oia Castle, which is considered one of the best places on the island to view the sunset. Along the way, learn about island life and history from your local guide.
  • Half-day Santorini highlights tour
  • Local guide
  • Small groups—maximum of eight people
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Air-conditioned vehicle
Assistant
All Fees and Taxes

Departure Point

Unnamed Road, Thira 847 00, Greece

Opposite old medical center/Eparchio

Departure Time

4:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY NOTOS TRAVEL
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Blue Dome & Sunset in Oia by Notos Travel.

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Traveler Tips


  • "I recommend if you're looking for a few hours to kill time." See review

Reviews

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star-3.5
12 Reviews
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Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-3
I do not recommend, not really a tour
Donna_V
, Oct 2021
We booked a half-day tour and apparently joined a group that was already on a tour for the rest of the day, it felt weird and unexpected. We were dropped of at the first village and were told this was the last part of their day and ‘only to take photos’ no story, no tour, nothing. The tourguide didn’t even come to Oia but stepped out of the bus earlier. I do not recommend this tour, a taxi or regular bus would have been cheaper…..
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Dear Donna_V First of all thank you for your review and your comments , that helps us to be better . We feel sorry for your disappointment with joining our tour . Really this tour is a part of the whole day tour Santorini Classic Highlights but it was a mistake of your guide if didn't make the guiding to the villages . We apologise for this and we hope to visit again the island and offer you another tour with a discount. Have a great winter ! Best regards Maria
star-1
Underwhelming bus tour
Rajwant_B
, Oct 2021
I've booked many full and half day tours so I have a good idea what a typically tour should be. We where staying in Oia and got picked up from a nearby place. We where taken to another bus and the tour guide left the bus after 10 minutes never to return. We got a few minutes to see a place near Fira (5 mins) then got dropped off at Oia. There was no guide to direct anyone, or any additional value other than a bus ride which can be had for 2.50 with a city bus.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
A great tour if you don’t want a full day in the sun!
Chloe_H
, Aug 2021
This was a lovely little trip that ended with a beautiful sunset. You get to see the famous viewing points & sights of Santorini, ending in Oia for around 2 hours. Oia is very busy & a bit overpriced, but Imerovigli is a lovely cliff top location that we wished you spent more time at! The tour guide was very knowledgeable & friendly. A great trip if you don’t want to be out in the heat all day.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thank you very much for your review! The purpose of the trip is to get to know the magic of the villages of the island. Each place has its own beauty! In Oia, as you rightly mentioned, there is a lot of traffic since It is high season and has many visitors. If in the future you are given the opportunity to come back to our island, choose quieter periods such as Autumn or Spring. We look forward to seeing you again and we always remain at your disposal. The Notos Travel Team
star-3
Just an overpriced ride to Oia.
April_H
, Jul 2021
The "tour" is just a ride to Oia. We stopped at one neighborhood for three mins to take pictures (verrrrry quietly as not to disturb nearby hotel patrons or residents). Then we dropped off the "tour guide" back in Fira and headed to Oia. In Oia we were dropped off several hours waaaay before sunset and provided a time to meet back at the bus. There's no tour or guidance in Oia - remember the guide is gone. You have plenty of time to roam around drink shop and eat before sunset. No information/history/facts about Santorini or Greece was provided and the tour guide's English skills/level of proficiency was questionable. Just catch the local bus.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Love it!
Lavinia_S
, Nov 2019
Great trip! Special thanks to Filio for showing me around the area. Love everything about Santorini!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Dear laviniaazashoji, thank you for your review!
star-4
Good tour
greecean13
, Oct 2019
Enjoyed this tour. Guide was very knowledgeble and got to visit some places that were not on other tours. I recommend if you're looking for a few hours to kill time.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear greecean13, thank you for your review!
star-5
Beautiful views
Milagros_G
, Sep 2019
Our guide was amazing. She knew interesting facts of every place. Also, she gave us useful tips about the places and food. We had a great time!!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Dear milagrosgranados7, thank you for your review!
star-1
Katastrophe
Michelle_K
, Sep 2021
Zuerst wurde uns die falsche Abholzeit mitgeteilt und dann wurden wir am vereinbarten Treffpunkt nicht eingesammelt! Einfach nur enttäuschend!
star-5
Interesante y bonita excursión
MARIALUISA_R
, Aug 2021
Era la única hispanohablante del tour y la guía se esforzó todo el rato para que estuviera cómoda y me enterase de las explicaciones, traduciendo constantemente a mi idioma. Es una excursión cortita, ideal para visitar el norte de la isla. Para en Imerovigli, Firostefani y Oía, donde se dejan dos horas libres para ver el pueblo y contemplar la puesta de sol. En el trayecto la guía va haciendo comentarios y mostrando puntos de interés: los molinos, el pueblo de Finikia,... Yo no quería alquilar coche ni quad y esta excursión me permitió ver tres lugares muy interesantes en solo una tarde.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thank you very much for your comments! We are very happy that you enjoyed our trip! Both drivers and tour guides are well trained and have a great knowledge of their subject. The Notos Team
star-3
Excursion
Laura_C
, Jul 2021
Bajo mi punto de vista es completamente innecesaria. La guía muy maja pero no explico gran cosa, las dos primeras paradas son literalmente de 5 min y en Oia te sueltan 2h. A mí parecer fue dinero mal gastado ya que alquilando por ejemplo un quad te hubiera salido por el mismo precio pero teniendo libertad absoluta de horarios.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Dear customer, we are very sorry that we did not meet your needs. We will take your comments seriously so that our services can be improved. We hope you find it out for yourself when you come back to our island!

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