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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

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Donkeys and Mules

After visiting this beautiful island in September I feel I must warn of the dangers when using the donkey path to from/Fira. Approx 600 steps this path is extremely dangerous and very slippy so much...
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Steps

The cliff over the caldera is steep, make no mistake, and so are the steps down to hotels and restaurants. Some hotels have lifts within their property but begin half way down ( Katikies Villas,...
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Roads Driving Gas Stations

The day I was there I rented a car for a few hours before my late afternoon boat to Crete - the rental car company said there was a service station for fuel in the other direction from where I was in...
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Crowds

Well, Oia is one end of Santorini , and THE place where seemingly a few thousands of people gather to watch the sun set in the blue sea. Crowds throng every lille lane and every nook and corner to the...
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Sun and Wind

Bring some warm clothes with you for the night - I caught a cold in my T-shirt and destroyed the 2 of the 4 days being there. Such a pitty. I bought a blouse from a tourist shop when it was already...
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Toilets Restrooms WC

One of the few issues you will be faced with in Greece is the ‘Poo Basket’. Greek plumbing is plagued with low water pressure and bad pipes. So, you should not throw toilet paper down the toilet....
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Stray Dogs And Guard Dogs

For some reason many homes and businesses use German Shepherd dogs to guard their premises. Unfortunately they are often on chains long enough to actually be able to attack you (at a petrol...
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Volcano Eruption

The biggest threat is from the underwater volcano, Cloumbo Reef, about 7 miles NE of Santorini. They say they moniter the volcanos and can evacuate the island in time but they are their due to faults...
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Food And Restaurants

I've heard that some restaruants, The Summertime In Kamari for one, will charge you for seafood based on the weight of the food. Many have complain that when they got the bill they were shocked to see...
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Hotel Rooms And Camping Areas

Hello there, I just wanted to write this warning somewhere in VT since I think most backpackers will find it useful. Sure, Santorini is one of those wondrous, magical places that steals your breath...
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General Dangers

Santorini is generally a safe island, not much to worry about apart from: 1)the island is expensive! Book early your hotel room for some great offers or go there just before high season (Santorini is...
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Cliffs And Landslides

A lot of Santorini’s natural beauty is both rugged and dangerous. The island is full of cliffs, both large and small. If you fall down some steps, you will probably be ok or have minor injuries. Slip...
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Airport Noise In Kamari Monolithos

Note that if you have a hotel on the stretch Kamari to Monolithos, you are underneath the airport approach and take-off path for Santorini's airport. The planes do not arrive or take off late at...
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Smoking And Non Smoking Areas

So, I'm a California girl, born and raised. I don't smoke. In fact, in California it's difficult to smoke anywhere here. You can't even smoke outdoors at hospitals and now recently at some shopping...
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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

We lived in Fira but I wish we stayed in Oia! It is so beautiful and cute, that sometimes it doesn`t seem real. And of course it has an amazing sunsets and gathers a huge crowds to enjoy them. I...
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Fira

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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Pyrgos Village

I hike to Messa Gonia one morning and decided to follow the trail all the way up to Pyrgos. It's not that steep but near the top the trail has some areas where its made of pumice and a bit dusty. Most...
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Walking

The walk from Fira to Oia along the caldera is one of the prettiest walks i have taken in the entire world and i have been to +70 countries and travelled non stop for more than 20 years. You have...
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Red Beach

IMPIS (Institute for the Study and Monitoring of Santorini Volcano) has sent a letter to the members of the Hotel Association Santorini. They want to draw everyone's attention of the status of Red...
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Akrotiri Excavations

Spyridon Marinatos ( 1901-1974 ) was a renowned Greek archaeologist most famous for his leadership at the Akrotiri ruins. Educated in Athens and Berlin, he became professor of archaeology at the...
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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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