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Santorini - Santorini, Fira, the Heart and Soul of the Island

Santorini, Fira, the Heart and Soul of the Island

(271 reviews)
Fira, santorini , Santorini, Greece
45 mins

About the tour

Discover Santorini through a tour in Fira, the island's capital and most important village. Fira is perched on the edge of an impressive cliff of 260m high and offers a splendid panorama over the submerged volcano, still active today. Explore the cobbled streets, and admire the fusion of the characteristic Cycladic architecture featuring white cubical houses and blue-domed churches and the colorful Venetian architecture. You will learn about the volcanic eruption that happened thousands of years ago and shaped Santorini as we know it today. You will get to see, layer upon layer of red volcanic rock forming a visual demonstration found nowhere else on earth. Panos will take you on a walk at the edge of the cliff, overlooking the villages that look like they are hanging in the air and the caldera of Santorini. He will also share his passion and deep knowledge of local products and the unique wines of Santorini that owe their characteristic flavors to the island's volcanic soil. Take in the breath-taking views and feel the most iconic Greek island's ambiance through this truly unique virtual tour.

Meet your local guide


Born and raised in the Athenian coast, the centre of the city has always been Pano's second home. Interested in gastronomy, wine and culture, plus being a musician at the same time, he have experienced every aspect of this evolving metropolis. After a 3 year brake due to seasonal work in the volcanic paradise of Santorini island, it was time for him to return home and rediscover all those remarkable secrets of the Greek capital. Sharing the knowledge as a local, focusing on the experience rather than the textbook has always been his forte. Enjoy the ride!

Panos has been guiding since Apr 2015

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Santorini with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Santorini. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Corinne W.

07 April 2021

Fantastic tour. Some lovely opportunities for postcards and Panos gives lots of information about beautiful Santorini. I have done the tour a couple of times and could never tire of the view. Panos is very knowledgeable and gives ample time to take postcards and ask questions etc.

Petra H.

05 April 2021

Great tour of Santorini!

Catherine W.

04 April 2021

A very enjoyable tour with lots of interesting facts given. I spent hours reading about the Santorini eruption and it's various impacts around the world. Now I know it's good for diving, snorkeling and hiking as well as being beautiful, I will definitely be visiting soon. 😊

April ..

03 April 2021

I really enjoyed the beautiful tour by Panos in Santorini!

Sabine S.

03 April 2021

This tour had everything that makes a tour great: interesting destination, knowledgeable guide with a voice I could listen to for much, much longer than just an hour, perfect timing for a fantastic sunset and many postcard oportunities. Thank you very much for this wonderful experience!

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