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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
Private Motor Yacht Cruise in Santorini
"Setting sail from Vlihada port at the southern part of the island at 10:30 or 15:30 depending on your preference and following the coastline first we reach the red beach in Akrotiri there we have the first stop for the beautiful view. Another stop will take place at the white beach on a small isolated beach which is perfect for swimming and snorkeling since the reefs and the underwater environment are out of this world. After the white beach we will cruise in front the black beaches and below the Indian rocks where we will cruise through some caves and rock an impressive scenery. Cruising below the venetian old lighthouse at the southern tip of the island we will enter the caldera cost in order for you to gaze and admire the caldera’s architecture the cliffs and rock formations
From EUR1,500.00
Walking Tour in Mykonos Town
"Mykonos is a popular and a world known famous destination due to its cosmopolitan lifestyle and the variety of visitors from all around the world that it attracts. However there is much more that this beautiful island has to offer apart from its nightlife and the popular reflective images of the rich and the famous. Mykonos' traditional way of life is dearly reflected within its city limits inside of which is an authentic walking tour throughout some often unappreciated sites by many of its visitors. Have an opportunity of a lifetime to experience first-hand the true beauty of the Mykonian town by walking through its history and re-living some of its past memories. Walk down the Mykonian history ""alley"" through which our guide will accompany you and share his knowledge and stories
From EUR36.00

Ancient Thira Tips (10)

Ancient Thera

For those into history Ancient Thira is not to be missed although it is less famous than the Akrotiri site. It is located on top of Mesa Vouno mountain at an altitude of about 400m (offering...
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Jun 08, 2016

Explore some old stones

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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Jun 03, 2008

Go up hill!

Ancient Thira is situated on a switchback up mountain right before Kamari, 2,110 ft high. After driving up the mountain you will have to leave your car or your means of transportation ( I saw many...
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Jun 25, 2007

Ancient Thira Ruins

For those who like to go back in History and be amased by the genius minds of those that built a city for 5.000 people on the 9th. century before Christ. Using about 700 water reserves.You can also...
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Jun 14, 2007

Ancient city on a mountain.

After driving to the top, there is a 10 minute hike to Ancient Thira. It's quite a hike but doable for all ages. Once I got to the top I was quite surprised. I was expecting to see a few old buildings...
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Oct 29, 2006

Ancient Thira - Views From...

I couldn't rave on about the views from Ancient Thira without showing some, and also without illustrating the way up to the place. Here we see views in three of the four directions possible from...
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Jun 20, 2006

Ancient Thira

Ancient Thira stands on top of the rocky outcrop between Kamari and Perissa. From either resort it is a good stiff uphill walk to get there, from the Kamari side this is at least on a paved road and...
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Jun 20, 2006

walk or ride

ancient thiraWhilst staying in Kamari you can visit the ancient town of Thira that lays on top of the headland that separates Kamari form Perissa ,there are a few ways of getting up to the top, the...
Oct 23, 2005

Ancient Thira

Ancient Thira stays on hte Mesa Vouno headland. You can reach Ancient Thira from Kamari or Perissa. Don't take any excursion bus. From Kamari you can walk a cobbled road or ride a dunkey and from...
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Oct 01, 2005

Ancient Thira

A collection of ruins from an ancient settlement, high atop the hills of Santorini. Getting there in a car is a white-knuckle experience! There are many fascinating carvings, the remains of an...
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Feb 19, 2004
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Things to Do Near Santorini Island

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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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Mylopotas Beach

Mylopotas beach is the biggest beach on the island with a lot of accommodation, bars, restaurants and of course water sports. Mylopotas beach is located on the other side of the island but you can...
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Getting to Santorini Island


Mesa Vouno mountain


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