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6-Hour Private Best of Santorini Experience
"After meeting up with your guide the trip starts with a stop at a breathtaking spot in the famous Caldera of the island Santorini where you will be introduced to its history and its unique scenery.Explore the myths and legends of Santorini discovering the Akrotiri excavations the most well-preserved prehistoric settlement of Greece. Enjoy a few minutes at the famous Red Beach covered with red volcanic sand and met by deep blue waters. The Red Beach is arguably one of the most famous and beautiful beaches of Santorini. It is located only some steps away from the ancient site of Akrotiri and offers an amazing view of the Aegean Sea.Stop at the villag narrow streets painted in white
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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
From EUR75.00
 
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

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The volcano

The volcano of Santorini is responsible for the islands shape and for its famous caldera.
The eruption of the volcano in 1650 B.C. was one of the largest in the last 10 000 years and it caused the end of the Minoan civilization on the island of Crete.
The most recent eruption at Santorini was in 1950

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mardaska
Nov 13, 2003

Volcano and Thirassia

Do spend the day visiting the volcano and Thirassia - by far the most history and beauty of the entire island. Donleys to the little village on Thirassia are only 3euros and a must in the heat.
For swimming in the hot springs make sure you wear an old costume as the sulphur will stain.

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madkitty
Jul 08, 2003

Caldera

One of the most violent volcanos in the world lies at the heart of Santorini. A huge outdoor geological - volcanic park with the largest Caldera in the world, which is 300m tall and 11km wide.

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FruitLover
Jun 10, 2007

CALDERA



This is the famous Santorini Caldera, where the was once a vocano. In the center of the basin you will find the island of Therasia and Aspronisi, the result of lava flow.

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parsix
Feb 26, 2004
 
 
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The famous volcano...

This is the famous volcano of Santorini!Now its not active but its something that scares you...You can visit volcano if you want but there is not something interesting up there...

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Apr 01, 2003

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Things to Do Near Santorini Island

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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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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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