Santorini bus trips are one way to get around and see the sights of this Greek Island. If you are wondering what to do in Santorini and hoping to so some sightseeing on Santorini then bus tours are probably the easiest way to explore all the sights.
There are of course fully organised bus tours that have pick up points around the island and will bus tourists from village to village and sight to sight. But there is also a regular bus service that runs for the locals and tourists alike.
The buses on Santorini as with the majority of Greek Islands and mainland Greece keep strictly to their bus timetables and are cheap and easy to use. So it is easy to time visits to the places you want to see for very little money. Ask for a current bus timetable at your hotel or holiday accommodation to plan your own Santorini bus trips.
There are varied Santorini bus trips and sightseeing on Santorini bus options available to you.
You can hop on a bus and find out about the history and archaeological sites of the island or travel to find the very best spot to witness the famous Santorini sunset.
You can visit wineries to taste the great Santorini wines. You can tour the churches and other religious sites or you can visit the traditional villages to find that quintessential Greek village experience.
Traditional Village Bus Tours
There are guided bus tours of Santorini that visit several of the traditional villages such as Pyrgos and Imerovigli with their traditional Cycladic architecture and beautiful churches.
Archaeological Bus Tours
The two major archaeological sites of Ancient Thira and Akrotiri are visited by bus tours. Here you’ll get a chance to step back in time and see just how the ancients used to live. Akrotiri archaeological site has recently reopened to the public and offers you the chance to see the Santorinian Pompeii. Visiting Ancient Thira is also one of the sightseeing on Santorini must do experiences.
Wine Tasting Bus Tours
If you want to sample the excellent Santorini wines and find out about the unique processes of the vineyards and wineries of Santorini then taking a bus tour is probably the easiest and safest way, as you wouldn’t want to drive afterwards!
Churches of Santorini Bus Tours
With over 250 Santorini churches on the tiny Greek Island you cannot turn round without viewing yet another pretty little church just waiting to be photographed. Visiting the beautiful white washed blue domed churches, the two cathedrals, the monastery and the nunnery are all possible by taking one of the Santorini bus trips.
Santorini Sunset Bus Tours
Many people make their way to Oia by bus to complete their sightseeing on Santorini experience by watching the sun setting over the Caldera. These bus tours are always very popular, particularly if you are staying a little way from Oia such as in the beach resorts of Perissa and Kamari.
Private Bus Tours
You can also hire a mini bus or larger bus to take you privately on your own sightseeing on Santorini bus tour.
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