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Private Tour: Santorini Sightseeing with Photo Stops on the Fira to Oia Hiking Trail
"Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and then meet your guide at your Santorini hotel. Take a seat inside your luxury air-conditioned car or minivan (depending on the size of your private group) and set off to explore the island’s southern coast. As you travel listen to your private guide’s enlightening commentary about Santorini and drink in stunning views of the caldera vine-clad hills and sugar cube houses.Make a brief photo stop at the lighthouse on the southern tip of the island before visiting a family-run store to sample homemade delicacies such as sundried tomatoes capers and goat cheese.Next get a glimpse of old-world Greece as you travel through Pyrgos village. Then
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Private Custom Tour: Santorini in a Day
"With a customized itinerary that is tailored to suit your needs and interests spend your chosen five or eight hours on Santorini visiting the cultural historical and natural landmarks that interest you the most. During your tour speak with your private driver-guide about the types of things you would like to see so that the logistics can be arranged.On the day of your tour meet your driver-guide at your Santorini hotel and then set off in a premium
From EUR50.00
 
Sailing Catamaran Cruise in Santorini
"Setting sail from the southern port of Vlychada and following the coastline you will reach the red beach in Akrotiri one of the most beautiful beaches of the island with a distinct red coloration caused by the rich in minerals and iron soil. Then head to the white rocky beach where a stop for swimming and snorkeling is made and highly recommended. After all no one can resist the crystal clear blue waters with the abounding underwater environment and reefs. Heading to the Venetian lighthouse you will sail below the Indian Rocks through caves and rock formations characteristic of the Aegean landscape. Entering the caldera of Santorini
From EUR100.00

More What to Pack in Santorini Island

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Digital camera

Now, I'm no photographer, so I offer no technical advice and no solutions.My (cheap) digital camera suffered rather in the extreme light intensity. The high sun reflecting off the white buildings...
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Light Luggage, Flat Shoes, Camera are a Must here!

Carry a light baggage. Your hotel might be on a steep road.You don't want to carry heavy things under the burning sun here! Depending on the season. During summer wear long cotton dresses or short...
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Two Girls...way too much luggage...

Depends on how you are getting to the island. I flew from Athens so you are restricted to the amount of luggage you are allowed to check-in. I had a full size, a carryon and a backpack which I kept on...
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Don't forget ...

Something warm for the nights, as there is often a cold wind in the morning and at night, especially during spring and autumn. Sunglasses: due to the sun shining on the white houses, your are...
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Too much sunlight

Do not forget your sunglasses: most of the buildings and streets are often repainted in white and it can be really difficult to manage the sun reflection.A pashmina/scarf can also be very useful,...
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Hair Dryers

I should have learned my lesson the first time. I went to Paris and the hotel provided hair dryers in each room. Oh my gosh! Such a low powered hair dryer it was that it took about 20 minutes to...
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It's not always warm

Bring a sweater! We went to the Greek Islands in September 18-25 (2007) and would have frozen at night if a greek friend had not insisted we pack a sweater. Even though it was hot enough (some days)...
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Don't forget about the sun!

Light long sleeve shirtFlip FlopsSwim SuitTravel TowelBookHatGlasses *Suntan lotion. And come on now ... no more 15spf!! It's pretty expensive here. I bought a meduim size bottle for 16Euro.*Aloe...
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BUY VT GEAR BEFORE YOU GO !

Buy your VT clothes before you go! Please see the pictures of the OFFICIAL VT MODEL – Jennystravels. Jenny looks great here, of course she looks great anywhere – that’s why she is modelling VT...
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Electrical Adapters

Be careful to pack the right adapters for your electrical items. It seems to always be a problem for me. Though most of Europe probably has a standard outlet, for some reason the stores here just...
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Sunscreen is expensive

I couldn't seem to find any budget sunscreen in Greece at all, and being an aussie, I am used to having a great big bottle of supermarket brand block to apply numerous times a day. With that in...
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Comfortable shoes

Because the villages of Santorini consist of narrow walking paths without any access for vehicles, you'll do a lot of walking during your visit. This is even more challenging when you consider that...
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There is little shade, be prepared

pack light! Rolling suitcases won't get you far when all the roads are stairways. If you have fair skin, as I have, be sure to bring your hat, sunscreen, and an umbrella never hurts. A sunburn does. ...
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Dress casually, light cotton is excellent.

We travelled with back packs, but in the case of Santorini, I don't think it matters either way. Just be aware that the walkways are often uphill, so go light on your packing. Good walking shoes are a...
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Top Hotels in Santorini Island

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PO Box 45, Imerovigli, 84700, Greece
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Imerovigli 84700, Greece
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Imerovigli, Cyclades, Imerovigli, 84700, Greece
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, Fira, Santorini, 84700, Greece
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Perissa, Greece
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Firostefani, 84700, Greece
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Top Things to Do in Santorini Island

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Oia Village

“To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.” The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe (1980, written by Douglas Adams) Do you think of the scenic postcards with blue domed...
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Fira

Fira is the capital town of Santorini and for many day trippers the place where they will spend most of their time in Santorini. Beautifully located on the edge of the caldera cliffs this is what you...
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Pyrgos Village

Pyrgos (it means tower) is probably my favorite village of Santorini. Officially known as Pyrgos Kallistis it has about 600 permanent inhabitants, much more during the summer of course as many choose...
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Volcano

“The sleeping giant”, asleep for the time being, but not dead. It is believed that when the volcano erupted in the 14th century BC it caused a tidal wave that destroyed the cities of Minoan Crete....
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Red Beach

After visiting the Akrotiri excavations we followed the road that leads to the Red beach, a famous beach because of its (red of course) color. It was just 700m from Akrotiri entrance, then the road...
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Akrotiri Excavations

The most famous archaeological site on Santorini is the Akrotiri excavation site, a Minoan Bronze Age settlement that was destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Thera in 1627 BC and buried in volcanic...
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greekcypriot

"Awarded FIRST Most Beautiful Island for 2011!"
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DAO

"SMALL ISLAND - BIG WOW !!!!"
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steventilly

"Cycladean Splendour"
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sandysmith

"Sunshine and Sunset in Santorini"
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"Thira"
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