Simply wow! If we could give Eugenia 6 stars we would. Fantastic tour of Santorini. Super friendly guide who is exceptionally knowledgeable and sets the perfect pace for a full day tour. We saw a lot but never felt rushed. One of the best guides we've ever had, anywhere. If you're going to Santorini and she's available, book her!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your kind words !! You are an amazing couple and I enjoyed every moment of our tour together !! But I believe you will agree with me that the last stop of the tour was the best own !! The tastier of all !!! My best wishes for the rest of your trip in Greece !!
Barry HellerUnited States
Excellent guide and very accommodating. Extremely knowledgeable.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for taking the time to rate my services as your guide ! Above all though thank you for the wonderful time I had with you and for inspiring me to go and visit Alaska !!! My best wishes to you
Natalie ParkerUnited States
We had the most amazing time ever with Eugenia today! She customized a tour for us including a visit to see Prophet of Elias Monastery, a walk around the beautiful town of Pyrgos, a visit to Akrotiri, and we ended with a wine tasting at Venetsanos winery, with the most epic view. Eugenia's personality is impossible to beat. She truly made our day with her kindness, knowledge, and generosity. She even voluntarily communicated with our sunset cruise team and drove us to the port. We miss Eugenia already!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I miss you too girls !! You are all so amazing! I couldn’t have been luckier than being with you yesterday!! A day with you was like traveling with my friends and not a day at work !!! Thank you so so so much !!! I wish you the best of luck!!!
Nancy DanielsUnited States
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: My dearest Nancy and Michael I have no words to thank you for your kindness and the wonderful time I had with you during our tour in Santorini. You taught me so many things as well !!! I really hope our ways will cross again . My very best wishes
Steven S.United States
Fantastic day. Eugenia created a wonderful experience. We learned and saw so much. She was extremely knowledgeable, interesting and very personable. We would highly recommend her for a great day. She made the Island come alive for us
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your kind words ! I am so happy you left with a totally different impression of the island this time !Enjoy your visit also in Mykonos !! My best wishes to all three of you !!
Jenna HemilburgerUnited States
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for taking the time to rate my service!! I wish you the best !!
Susy EnensteinUnited States
Eugenia is very knowledgeable. She was very accommodating and kept our 6 yr old son engaged. She knows a lot about Aktori-you should not visit the museum or the dig site without her!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Susy for your kind words! Your son is adorable and I had a wonderful time with him !! I am sending him big hugs and lots of warm wishes for his birthday !!
Sheila KearseUnited States
Can't say enough good things about Eugenia—just wish there were more than five stars!!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: And I can’t thank you enough Sheila for your kindness and the amazing time I had with you in Santorini ! My warmest wishes !!!
Rochelle (Shelley) R.United States
Eugenia made our day on Santorini interesting, memorable and fun. She brightened our entire experience. We appreciated her flexibility, insights and choices of destinations for the visit. A delight!!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Shelley thank you too for the wonderful time I had with all of you in Santorini!! Hopefully our ways will cross again soon either here or in LA !!! Warm wishes to all of you
Robert ChenUnited States
Eugenia is the best tour guide I've ever had. She is so knowledgeable but at the same time makes you feel like it's your friend living abroad who's showing you around. In so many places we went, her local friends warmly welcomed us, even the children of the restaurants we went to. She was so great with our 4-year old, allowing him to be her "assistant tour guide" so that he was engaged the whole time. We look forward having Eugenia show us around on our next visit to Greece!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your kindness!! I felt so nice being with your lovely family and definitely I had the best assistant tour guide I could ever have had !!My biggest reward as a guide is when my little friends have a nice time but they also learn new thing. I would love to come to Seattle with Eliani one day !! My warmest wishes to you and Joyce and a big hug to my friend Sam
Jaime C.San Juan, PR, United States
Friendly and informative, provided lots of insights and little known facts. We learned a lot and had a great time. She is very proud of her heritage and shares that enthusiasm. Recommend her highly!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much Mr Cobas for your kind words ! I was more than happy to share my love and knowledge about Santoríni with you and JP !! I wish to see you again in one of your next trips to Greece ! I surely have lots to learn from you about architecture!! Warm wishes
Kathleen BurkUnited States
"She met us at the top of the tram and off we went! First to Oia with historical references on the way. Pointed out a gyro shop while walking into Oia. It was the best thing we ate and sampled amazing dishes from Greece and Italy! She pointed out the famous blue domes and fort. Left us to shop and then on to the coast, through the countryside, cute winery with great snacks, black beach. Eugenia was a delight to be with the entire day and she is a safe driver! Five stars! Highly recommend her! "
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Kathy so much for your kind words !! One good thing when you don’t cook, is that you know all the good places to eat out !! I am so happy to have met you !!! My warmest wishes
Jaime RoblesgilNew York, NY, United States
My family and I spent three days in Santorini and did the tour with Eugenia on the morning of our first day which I highly recommend. Everything we learnt from her in those few first hours made us appreciate the rest of our trip to Santorini much more. She is very nice, engaging, fun and knows everything you need to know about the island, including a deep explanation of the Akrotiri, many comments about local customs and culture plus useful tips for tourist (best picture spots for teenage girls!). Thanks!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: You are such a wonderful family that for me it was like visiting santorini with my friends !! Thank you so much for the wonderful I had with you and all your beautiful girls !!!Big hugs
Tracy F.United States
Eugenia was absolutely the BEST guide we have ever had. She planned a full day in Santorini where we experienced the diversity of the island, from her very own village, to the ruins at Akritori,to the beautiful town of Oia, and a fabulous lunch at the Sigalas vineyard. Eugenia's depth of knowledge was incredible,but it was her sincere warmth and generosity that will remain with us. We started as strangers and left as friends. A trip to Santorini would not be as memorable without Eugenia as your guide.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I can’t thank you enough for all these kind words . But my best reward is that you feel like you have a friend in Santorini now which is exactly how I feel about you !! You are such a wonderful family and I really hope to see you again and have some wine together !!Big hugs to all of you !!
Terry CoadOrange, CA, United States
Eugenia is one of the most delightful people we have ever met and Santorini the most beautiful, interesting place. Combine that with a drive literally across the island, to the highest spots and to big and small villages in a very nice car and you have the tour of a lifetime. Eugenia sincerely loves her home and is very proud of Santorini. Her enthusiasm is genuine and so is she. We, in the future, will do as many Tours By Locals as we can. Eugenia came as a tour guide but we left as friends!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I can’t thank you enough for all these wonderful words! But the best reward is that you feel like you are leaving a friend behind ! The same I felt for you ! So or you come back or I will come to see you in California my dearest friends! A big thank you for the wonderful time I had with all of you !! Hopefully I will see you again soon!!!
Thomas KleinmanUnited States
Eugenia was wonderful! She organized our tour to perfection. She demonstrated a good deal of knowledge and helped us to understand and appreciate Santorini and Oia so much. I will use her again and highly recommend her
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for all your kind words! I just tried to give you a small taste again ! But hopefully our ways will cross again and then I promise more beautiful spots around the island !! My warmest wishes to both of you !!!
Inge KloppingUnited States
An excellent tour. Eugenia showed us the beauty of the island and it's local culture.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I am so happy I met you and your beautiful family and together we explored the beauties of my island ! Thank you so much for your kind words !! A big hug to your little princess!!!!
Dennis T.League City, TEXAS, United States
I highly recommend this tour. It felt like we had friends on the island showing us around. We were able to see so much of the island, from a very informative tour of Akrotiri to a winery with an incredible view. We learned a lot of the island's history in a nice, relaxing manner. We had a professional photographer join us and take pictures in hidden streets and rooftops that we never could have found on our own. An absolutely perfect day!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I am deeply thankful for your glowing review. It was our great pleasure and honor to welcome you to santorini and show you the beauties of the island.Your feedback is always like big motivation for us to keep up the good work. You have been so kind and polite to us . With warmest regards and sincerest thanks, Eugenia and Vassilis
Andrew B.Washington, DC, United States
Eugenia was engaging and exceptionally well prepared as she led us on a tour of the ruins of Akrotiri--"the Pompeii of Greece," as she described it. When I was planning our visit to Santorini, I learned that the island is Greece's main wine producer, so I emailed Eugenia and asked if she could arrange one or two winery visits and tastings. She customized our tour and made the arrangements for us--one of the reasons that I like using Tours By Locals.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Mr Beyer for your kind words ! I am so happy that you enjoyed our tour in the ancient town of Akrotiri and your wine tasting ! I have to say that I also enjoyed the ice - cream stop very much !!! My very best wishes
James BallardGilbert, AZ, United States
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much Mr Ballard for your rating! I really appreciate it for taking the time to evaluate my services. Warm wishes to you !!
Michele RaikenUnited States
Eugenia was extremely accommodating when another couple we met on the ship wanted to join us on this tour. We proceeded to see the entire island of Santorini on our full day tour. Along the way, she took us to a winery overlooking the water. What a fantastic experience with unbelievable scenery. We could not have asked for a more perfect day in Santorini. Michele and Larry New Jersey
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I can’t thank you enough for your kind words Michele and Larry! You were all so kind and enjoyable that I couldn’t have asked for a better company to enjoy such a beautiful day in Santorini!! My best wishes and I hope that our ways will cross again soon!!
Tom SwafferUnited States
Our most memorable tour of a five week vacation. Eugenia was wonderful, knowledgeable and a delight to spend time with. Our tour through Akrotiri was an unexpected highlight. Eugenia's knowledge made the experience one of our favorites of all time. Bonus was meeting Christos Doumas, whose life work is the excavation at Akrotiri. Do not miss this wonderful discovery and you will love Eugenia. We were so fortunate that our first guide had to cancel and we ended up with Eugenia.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Oh thank you so much for all your kind words. It really makes what I do so worthwhile. honestly I feel the lucky one to have met you ! You are by any means the kind of guests every guide would pray for!! I really hope you come back one day !! My very best wishes to all of you !!!
Edwin HochUnited States
Eugenia was absolutely the best tour guide we've had! She was very pleasant, patient, informative, and showed us the real 'local's' Santorini. It was by far the highlight of our trip! HIGHLY RECOMMEND AND THANK YOU!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I can’t thank you enough for all these kind words! My best reward is when my guests leave the island and feel like they want to get back “home “to santorini !! I will be waiting for you to show you more beauties of santorini !!!Best wishes to all three of you !!!
Richard LaniUnited States
Eugenia made our cruise stop in Santorini perfect. Eugenia and her driver were a pleasure. Very informative, knowledgeable, personable, and flexible to work with you to accomplish what you would like to do. A joy to be with, highly recommend!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I can’t thank you enough for so much fun that I had with you !! Thank you too for your advises !! But I have to learn more from you so you just need to come back soon !!!My best wishes to both of you !!!
Kelly A.United States
Eugenia was great, highly recommend! Very customizable tour with wise timing to avoid touristy congestion.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your kind words !! I hope next time you will visit island we will be able to share a glass of wine together !!! My best wishes to both of you !!!
Deborah RalphUnited Kingdom
A superb tour. Eugenia adapted it beautifully to meet my limited mobility needs. We saw so much of the beautiful island at our own pace. We can also recommend the winery. the wine was so good we had to buy some! So many stunning photos and memories. Thank -you
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for all you kind words ! I am really happy you enjoyed your visit I Santoríni !!! Maybe next we will drink together a glass of wine in New Zealand ��!!!
Lori BrennanUnited States
Eugenia brought Santorini to life. It was like spending the day with a family member who went out of their way to make the day special. We saw the must sees and the out-of-the way places that only the locals know. It was the highlight of our and the only way to see Santorini is with Eugenia.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Lori and John for all these kind words ! Making new friends , that you feel like family at the end of the day ,is the best reward for me as a guide . I can’t wait to see you again either here or in L.A !
Janet W.United States
Eugenia is a wonderful guide! The trip would not have been the same without her. She was on time, with a clean car and cold water. She is passionate about her tour and very knowledgeable. She is friendly and very accommodating. We highly recommend her!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Janet and Bobby !! I had a wonderful time with the two of you in Santorini! Come back because we have to take more pictures !!!!! Best wishes ,
Eugenia is a pleasant and informative tour leader. She is good at adapting to our wishes and has many local contacts. And that makes the day special. We could not get a better tour guide on Santorini.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for all your kind words! My aim as a guide , is you to have an unforgettable while visiting the island. So the least I can do is to follow your pace and adapt to your special needs and interests!! Thank you again for having visited santorini with your lovely family !! Best wishes to all of you
Terence MartinUnited States
With Eugenia, you not only get someone who knows about the area, you get someone whose family has lived on Santorini and it's where she grew up as a little girl. Moreover, she's a licensed tour guide which means she spent a couple of years studying Greek history, culture, as well as who has visited the many sites around the country. Eugenia is also able to communicate clearly what she knows. Her English is remarkably good. We spent some 7 hours with her and we were not tired from adjusting to any accent
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I have no words to thank you for all your kind words !! With people like you I like to share my love and knowledge about my country . You know how to appreciate the beauties of the places you are visiting and that makes you a richer person ! My very best wishes for many more wonderful trips around the world !!