Santorini Island Things to Do

  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
    by greekcypriot
  • Things to Do
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Santorini Island

  • 1. Oia Village

    The small exquisite village of Oia perches at the northern end of santorini, tumbling down the steep incline from the top of the caldera towards the water. Famous for its whitewashed houses, blue...

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  • 2. Volcano

    Doesn’t the Caldera look lovely? What a romantic view. Ahhh… Wait! That is an active volcano that could explode at any moment and destroy large parts of Greece! It last erupted in 1950 and you can...

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  • 3. Red Beach

    IMPIS (Institute for the Study and Monitoring of Santorini Volcano) has sent a letter to the members of the Hotel Association Santorini. They want to draw everyone's attention of the status of Red...

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  • 4. Pyrgos Village

    I hike to Messa Gonia one morning and decided to follow the trail all the way up to Pyrgos. It's not that steep but near the top the trail has some areas where its made of pumice and a bit dusty. Most...

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  • 5. Fira

    The capitol and main city of Santorini ( aka Thera, Thira ), as well as the bus transportation hub, has a full time population of less than 2000, but in season receives as many as 6000 cruise ship...

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  • 6. Kamari Beach

    A very good swim, with a great surprise - no sand. No sand, but no rocks, too. The soil is so compact that we felt like in a tarmac surface - smooth but extremely hard. With a great surf, that...

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  • 7. Sunsets

    Mention the phrase " best sunset in the world " and expect the Pavlovian response of Santorini, truly a masterpiece of public relations. The sun sinks into the sea in a panoply of color - blue red...

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  • 8. Akrotiri Excavations

    An independent visitor to the site will really have very little idea of what they are looking at, given the lack of descriptive information available. Given the large number of tourists and cruise...

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  • 9. Wine Tasting

    For those of us who enjoy a bit of local flavour then a visit or two to the vineyards here on Santorini is a bit of a must do - purely of course to expand one’s cultural experience ;) And culture is...

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  • 10. Mule Path

    The donkey rides, which cost around €5, are a transport option that local mule owners provided for years before the cable car was installed. But animal welfare groups and even some cruise lines...

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  • 11. Walking

    The walk from Fira to Oia along the caldera is one of the prettiest walks i have taken in the entire world and i have been to +70 countries and travelled non stop for more than 20 years. You have a...

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  • 12. Ancient Thira

    Ancient Thira is situated on top of a high cliff just above Kamari. It is an excavated site of the foremost post-Minoan settlement on the island. The buildings are spread over a long terraced area and...

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  • 13. Thirasia

    4 out of 5 stars

    Restaurant "Panorama" in Manolas Village, Thirassia happened to be one exceptional experiance for me. After enjoing a simple but good self-service food with friendly people despite lots of work, I...

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  • 14. Perissa

    What can I say about Perissa, well, it's very quiet and very laid back and it does have a camp site, a nice church, which is the largest Church on the Island. We took the bus from Fira to Parissa, and...

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  • 15. Emborio

    Emborio is situated on the south side of the island. It's a traditional inland village with a lovely traditional centre. The lower part of the village is not very attractive but you have to go up to...

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  • 16. Imerovigli

    IMEROVIGLI Imerovigli is a traditional village and it is the extension of Fira but is situated on a higher cliff. "VIGLA" means "day" so it got its name from this word. In front of the village is...

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  • 17. Hiking

    The easiest method of travel between the two villages is the bus, but hiking between the two is a magical experience. You can hike the 6+ miles easily and get some great photos as well as meet the...

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  • 18. Perissa Beach

    By mid morning we had arrived at Perissa, a long beach extending for 8 km with sun shades and lounges arranged along the beach. Along the beachfront were countless restaurants offering all sorts of...

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  • 19. Firostefani

    Between Fira and Imerovigli, one of the spots with the best view on the island. Even if officially considerated as a distinct village, Firostefani is the continuation of Fira. It is a quiet village,...

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  • 20. Museum of Prehistoric Thera

    Many of the aritifacts associated with the ruins at Akrotiri have been removed to Athens or further away. Fortunately, enough were left over to populate this small well organized museum centrally...

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  • 21. Kamari Village

    Definely not to be missed in Santorini. Somehow it is fact that Kamari is the most touristic part of Santorini. Its vicinity to the airport and its strategic location to reach the other parts of the...

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  • 22. Thira

    Fira is the capitol of Santorini. If you approach it from the sea it looks a little like it's clinging onto the side of the cliff. You can get the most spectacular views over to the Caldera from the...

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  • 23. Megalochori

    Lonely Planet gives Megalochori a special mention. I can see why. It is a special and different village. Turn off the Perissa - Fira road to "traditional settling"(sic) or it is mentioned by name...

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  • 24. Catholic Cathedral

    This is a very impressive church which stands out as you walk through the streets of Fira. The peach coloured building is complimented by the ornate clock and bell tower. Damaged during the 1956...

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  • 25. Archaeological Museum

    Although some of the best archaeological finds from Santorini and other islands in the Cyclades are exhibited at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, the archaeological museum on Santorini does house...

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