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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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icon4 hours  (approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


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
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This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Opposite EX Medical Center , Unnamed Road, Thira 847 00, Greece

Opposite old medical center/Eparchio

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4:30 PM
This activity will end right where it started.Pick up/drop off is offered for various other hotels/accommodations in Santorini in addition to the ones listed at checkout. Upon booking confirmation, please contact the local supplier directly to arrange and confirm your pick up details if your accommodation is not listed.
  • 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
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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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.
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.
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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  • "I recommend if you're looking for a few hours to kill time." See review


14 Reviews
2 stars

Reviews by Viator travelers

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, Apr 2022
OIA was beautiful. We had 2 hours free time there ... waiting for sunset. OIA was the highlight of my Greece trip. The downside was the bus pickup was late, and even though I called they kept saying the bus was at my pickup spot but it wasn't. It finally came 10 minutes late. Also, of this 8hr tour we were on the second half ( 4 hr ) but the bus was almost full...only single seats left. I realized that friends/relatives grabbed the window seats so couples who came on couldn't sit together.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear John, Thank you for your feedback, you help us to be better. We are really glad that you enjoy Oia. It is common and recognized by most of our customers that we show a great deal of detail and we are really sorry if we missed something this time. We will take your words very seriously. We hope you come back to the island and give us the opportunity to serve you better again!
I do not recommend, not really a tour
, 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
Underwhelming bus tour
, 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
A great tour if you don’t want a full day in the sun!
, 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
Just an overpriced ride to Oia.
, 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
Love it!
, 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!
Good tour
, 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!
Beautiful views
, 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!
, May 2022
Un peu déçu de cette excursion, un des arrêts prévu n'a pas été fait...La prestation n'a donc pas été complète dommage... Le point de rendez vous n'est pas évident à trouver, n'oublions pas que nous sommes des touristes et que nous ne connaissons pas tous les lieux ! Je ne conseille pas forcément cette excursion il est finalement bien plus simple et moins couteux de prendre un bus de ville et de découvrir par soi-même
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Dear guest, We appreciate your feedback regarding your recent tour! Please give us more information about the date you had the tour so we can find out exactly what happened. The locations of the meeting points are predetermined in each village, something that is also mentioned in the description of the excursion. We must also clarify that Blue Dome is not just a transfer from one village to another. It is an excursion that includes an escort, which gives all the necessary information for each area, both historical and folkloric. In any case we remain at your disposal for any other clarification you need. We hope you come back to our island and give us the opportunity to host you on our other tours.
, Sep 2021
Zuerst wurde uns die falsche Abholzeit mitgeteilt und dann wurden wir am vereinbarten Treffpunkt nicht eingesammelt! Einfach nur enttäuschend!

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