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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
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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

Donkey Ride is Awesome, Scary But Worth It!

It is the scariest thing I've ever did as I haven't even ridden a horse for a long time - my first ride on a horse was disastrous, I hurt my leg as teh horse ran through another horse and my leg was...
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May 20, 2010

Donkeys and Cable Car

There are over 600 steps to and from Ormos or Gialos the "old port" below the cliffs of Fira - donkeys are waiting to carry you if you can't face it . Alternatively there is a cable car - can be...
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Jun 04, 2008

Is it a mule or a donkey ?

Mules (and a few donkeys) are an important part of the transport system in Fira. We saw mules carrying everything from barrels of beer to building materials, and when you wander the tiny streets and...
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Jul 25, 2007

Mules and Donkeys

Mules and Donkeys are being used extensively in Santorini, still. Locals, usually old farmers, use them for transportation to and from the meadows. Tourists use them as taxis in places like Oia, but...
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Jun 10, 2007


Take a good look at that first picture. Click on it and have a very good look. Going down is bad, going up is much worse. The main path from Thira to the port is practically a vertical climb of a tall...
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Jun 06, 2007

Let the Mule take the strain !

The Mule is used quite a lot for transporting people and good around the island.You will find them in Fira as an alternative to the cable car going down to the port at the same price as the Cable car,...
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Sep 27, 2006

Donkey Derby

An "interesting" way to get up (and down I suppose) from the old port is by donkey. What makes it more interesting is that you are placed on the donkey which is then left largely to roam its way up...
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Jun 16, 2006

donkey ride

The alternative mode of transport could be donkies. You can ride donkies 1. from the port in Fira up to the town2. from the port in Oia up to the town3. from Kamari to Ancient Thira.The ride costs 4...
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Oct 02, 2005

A mule does work hard

First we took the mule, seemed fun, the old fashion way. Then we found that some of the mules were slaughtered and the poor animals were thirsty, some baby mules even couldn't carry the fat rich...
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Aug 19, 2004

Cable car or donkey ride?

On the port side of the island it's a steep climb to get to the top of Santorini. There's a cable car or a path to walk. It you are adventurous you could take a donkey ride to the top. I took the...
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Jul 01, 2004


YES... you can move around by bus (crowded in high season), or you can rent a bike or a car (thousand of shops around the island and specially in Fira), but the funniest way of moving around is by...
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Aug 05, 2003

How to get to the high placed villages

All villages on Santorini are placed on the rim of the crater. If you go there by ship there are few opportunities to get up;on foot, on mule or donkey or by cable car. Climbing the steps with a mule...
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Nov 07, 2002
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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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