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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

Regular And Reliable

Our rep told us that busses in Greece run to GMT, that's "Greek Maybe Time". In other words they're unreliable. Well, compared to Switzerland maybe, compared to here in the UK they positively run like...
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Jun 20, 2006

Santorini buses

Buses (operated by KTEL Santorini) connect all the major settlements on Santorini.The island is not particularly large, so no journey will take very long. The most popular route (and the only route...
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Nov 17, 2005

easy to get around

it is very easy to travel around santorini on the bus as all buses head for fira were you can catch the bus you need they all line up at the bus station with the village name on the front .at night if...
Oct 30, 2005


The buses circulate mostly every hour and are very comfortable. The tickets cost from 1 to 1.50 Euro and can be purchased from the ticket collector. If you go from the south to the north or in...
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Oct 02, 2005

Green Bus from Fira to ...

Most, if not all, bus connection are made from Fira. Be aware that there is no enclosed waiting area, and the fellow who sits in the booth has no social skills what so ever, in fact may not even be an...
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Jul 17, 2005

The Bus

The buses are so much nicer then I thought. I was expecting some dingy, rattly-old, schoolbus-type. But I was pleasantly surprised with the airconditioned, comfortable touring bus. The seats are...
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Feb 27, 2005


It is a unique experince to ride in one of these coaches, especially in the spiral roads that lead to port. Drivers manage to siftly turn in every steep corner while you fell you are about to fly out...
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Jan 16, 2005

The bus station in Fira

The main Santorini bus hub is the bus station in Fira. From here buses fan out to the key parts of the island. It is necessary to come here for changing buses, as few buses do any loops. There is a...
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Sep 09, 2004

Bus timings

The bus schedules are not always adhered to as we discovered. In fact, they were not to be trusted and we learned to keep the taxi option at the ready. From Fira and to the outlaying districts it's...
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Sep 08, 2004


The Santorini bus system was good. The rather small central bus station is in the town of Fira. The buses themselves appeared to be quite new. Actually, the first time we were waiting in Kamari at the...
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Jul 23, 2004

Take the bus!

Santorini has an extensive bus system used by locals and tourists alike to get around the island. The main bus terminal is in Fira, and although it's a small and congested little terminal, finding the...
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Mar 24, 2004

Bus Services

I took the bus everywhere on the island, except when I went on my tour and got my superfast moto... Ok, not so fast, barely get up the hills moto. The bus stops at all the major "cities, " you just...
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Mar 03, 2004
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Karteradhos, Santorini, 84700, Greece
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Things to Do Near Santorini Island

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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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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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