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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

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Santorini Island

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Sunset in Oia

The sunsets in Santorini are awsome! However because of the crowds of people it is hard to enjoy them. The alleys are filled and people are found standing for hours waiting for the moment the sun...
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Cruises

Since the volcano has no main crater, which would make a tour more spectacular, we have decided to take a ride just around Nea Kameni. However, most of the trips were offered only in package, where...
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Cable Car

We showed up at the Cable car at 11am, we neeed to catch our boat for the day. We waited in the steaming heat for about one hour and a half. The boat wasnt going to wait for us as there was another...
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THE PUBLIC TOILET IN FIRA

The public toilet in Fira costs about $1 to use making it one of the most expensive places on earth to do what you need to do. Outrageous! It is also not open that many hours. It’s located near the...
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Caldera sunset

Now. We all love sunsets. We all love the caldera.When you see a bar advertising "caldera view" sunset view" etc, prepare for a large bill.In fact, Oia's claim notwithstanding, I'm not sure how a...
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Overblown Fira

Now, I have waxed lyrical about the views, and some of the buildings in Fira are extraordinary. But - and it's a big but - the whole town is designed to relieve you of your money. Once into the narrow...
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WHEN A CREDIT CARD SIGN MEANS NO CREDIT CARDS!

I have run into this issue more than once on Santorini. The last time was at the over-priced Central Super Markt near the main square. We loaded up a basket of shopping because we saw the Visa and...
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THE RICHEST MAN ON SANTORINI

“Have a photo with my donkey Marika. Just give what you like as payment”. That’s what his sign says. Yes this kindly little old man is probably the richest person on the island. I saw him in 2007. I...
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THE ETERNAL SHAME OF AKROTIRI

To be somewhat fair the local authorities, the last Tourist to visit was killed on site. A protective roof structure was being erected to protect the ancient ruins in 2005. Unfortunately part of it...
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Shopping traps in Santorini

It is strongly recommended to ask for a receipt and a certificate of quality and origin of manufacturing if you are buying jewelry from the island. Greece has 9,000 years of art in gold but since the...
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Getting into Fira from the Port

As soon as your ferry docks into the new port of santorini and you disembark from the Ship, you would be greeted with local tout offering to give you a ride into Town.The town of Fira is the closest...
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Volcano Tours Overpriced!

The trip where you visit the hot springs in Palea Kameni and Thirasia can be quite expensive.Most of the trips are offered only in package, where you visit the hot springs in Palea KameniThe cheapest...
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The Plumbing System on the Island!

Avoid throwing paper in the toilets. You don't want to find yourself in a difficult position, and cause this bad situation because of paper thrown by you! When you see a sign that says that papers...
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Watch your step!

There are steps everywhere on the island. Along the side streets of the Caldera you cannot avoid them and you better have comfortable shoes with you. You don't want to ruin your holidays and break 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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Top 5 Santorini Island Writers

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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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Jmill42

"Thira"
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