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  • 1. Fira Town

    Santorini is probably best known, by people that have never been there, by the dramatic white buildings with the blue domed roofs. Hiking around the island you'll see all sorts of colors but the hills...

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  • 2. Nea Kameni - The Volcano

    The present-day funny shape of the island is created by a huge eruption of the ancient supervulcano, which dates back more than three thousand years. The 30-40 kilometers high eruption cloud was seen...

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  • 3. Oia Village

    Our accommodation was in Firostafani Village only 10 minutes walk from Fira Town. It would have been easy to remain in this comfort zone and have a memorable holiday on Santorini , however we made the...

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  • 4. Beachs

    We did a 3 hour tour on a yacht called Dreamcatcher (Santorini Saling) ... had fabulous time ... swam at couple of beaches and saw Oia village from the sea .... thanks Vladi (Captain), George (Chef)...

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  • 5. Local fish tavernas

    Try to stay away from places that are overtly commercial and go to the family run fish taverns located nearby the smaller beaches and communities.Try Limanaki...

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  • 6. The Commercial Part of Santorini

    The Commercial part of the island is the Caldera with the villages of Thira, Imerovigli, Firostefani and Oia.Oia is perched so far above the sea like a...

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  • 7. THE ISLAND OF SANTORINI

    We refer to SANTORINI as one island, but actually it is a complex of five islands. Santorini (Thira) is the main island and around it Thirasia and Aspronisi...

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  • 8. Useful phone numbers

    The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used...

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  • 9. Santorini Street Names

    Greek street signs can be confusing at the best of times especially when you are looking for a specific street for which you only have a Latin transliteration....

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  • 10. Cheapest Internet Access In Town

    There are several cafes and bars that provide free WiFi if you have your own machine - one such is Cafe Classico, overlooking the caldera. But if you are...

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  • 11. A short geography of Santorini

    Santorini, is a group of islands, as follows::: Thera, which is the biggest, 75.8 km2, 7000 habitants:: Therasia, 9.3 km2, 250 habitants:: Aspronisi, 0.1 km2,...

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  • 12. Take a stroll from Fira to Imerovigli.

    Sometimes I took a pleasant stroll from Fira to Imerovigli. Between these two places there is another village; Phirostephani.Once you are in Imerovigli you will...

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  • 13. Walk Firostefani To Fira

    The 10 minute walk to Fira from our accommodation at Firostefani often took a half hour or longer. There was so much to see either side of the walking pathh,...

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  • 14. Traditional house

    Before the big heartquake in 1956 destroyed a big part of the villages, mostly of the houses were carved in the vulcanic stone. Now almost every house is new...

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  • 15. Lava

    Driving around the island you can see the different kind of lava that shaped the ground in the past. The most present is black lava, red lava and green lava. It...

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  • 16. Grapes

    Santorini island is known for the very good wine they product.Local grapes provide strong and tasty wine, the soil is very dry even if fertile because the...

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  • 17. Advance Hotel Reservations

    I went to Santorini last summer in July and it was pretty packed. There are a ton of people walking around all day and night, especially in the more popular...

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  • 18. Thirasia Rocks

    Above Thirasia as we sailed out towards Oia we noticed the almost human/lion face in the rock - has this been carved or natural?? The needle formation of the...

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  • 19. Golden sunsets

    The island is famous for its sunsets. They are indeed gorgeous. Depending on the weather conditions the sunsets differ from day to day. So if you are staying...

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  • 20. View from Ancient Thira

    The rock separating Kamari from Perissa is known as Cape Mesa Vouno . Ancient Thira sits atop this barren rock - the site is more of an interest destination for...

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  • 21. Architecture

    I loved the picturesque whitewashed villages on the top of impressively high cliffs with the small white cubed houses with blue doors and windows and caves...

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  • 22. Beaches

    Most beaches on Santorini are black lava sandy beaches and are located on the east side of the island. The most famous ones are in Perissa and Kamari.However, I...

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  • 23. PICKING UP WOMEN

    NO. This is not a dating tip. For some reason, after a lot of beer, I thought it would be funny to pick up some ladies. I mean physically pick them up. I think...

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  • 24. MEETING OTHER PEOPLE !

    Believe it or not – I met people who were not VT Members. In fast in addition to the wonderful new VT friends I made, I also had the privileged of meeting...

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  • 25. DRINKING AT THE FRIENDLY GREEK TAVERNA

    I ended up drinking in the Friendly Greek Taverna (Also known as Koutouli) for 3 nights in a row with phenomenal members of VT! We had a honeymoon couple,...

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