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5 Best Things to do in Santorini, Greece

5 Best Things to do in Santorini, Greece

When you talk about beauty coupled with adventure, you cannot miss Santorini in Greece. With heaven like features, Santorini automatically becomes the top-rated destination for all visitors in the summer. But while being there, it becomes a really tough choice to choose among adventures as there are so lots of them available there. Check out the some of the best things to do in Santorini from a long list of activities. We have carefully selected a few of them for you if you are planning a quick tour there.

Hiking from Fira to Oia

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One of the best things to do in Santorini is the hiking from Fira to Oia. And the best part of this trip is that it is completely free of cost. The place contains some of the best views in the world and you can be the judge of it once you try. The hiking will usually take around 2 and 5 hours depending on your speed and the pictures you click along the way – Mind you there are a lot of such spots there. The hikers start in Fira and move North towards the Firostefani through the beautiful countryside Imerovigli. You won't find the route to be entirely marked and hence you must follow experienced people alongside you. The tourism department of Greece Prefers August to be the best month to hike from Fira to Oia.

Photography Tour Santorini

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Every street and bends and curves of Santorini are so picture-perfect that your won't resists taking a photograph to remember it for life. This is the reason why Photography tours are the best things to do in Santorini. The tour for Photography is managed by some group of people who would take you to various parts of the island where the pictures would be awesome, and you can gaze at them for hours and hours. It’s a little expensive but you won’t care to store some of the best memories in Santorini.

Cable Car Tour from Old Port to Fira

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Fira would appear in every search you make about adventure in Santorini. Listed amongst the best things to do in Santorini, cable cars tour from the old port to Fira would mark your days special. Cable cars are available for both sides between Old Port to Fira. But Cars are not always available in the same value as other time of the year. From May to October, the cable cars have a frequency of 20 minutes which decreases from November until April.

Santorini Winery Tour

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The wines of Santorini travel far and wide in the world and you get to be the real judge of its pleasure while being in Santorini. Mostly, the wineries here are beautiful and the people here are super friendly too. Most wineries are situated atop the climb and it becomes a great site from watching the island from top apart from wine tasting. Here you would be taken to taste the wines from various manufacturers and these are mostly private tours organized by the locals who feel proud about the wine made here.

Volcano Tour in Santorini

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One of the best things to do in Santorini is the walking the volcano which is situated in the middle of the caldera. The name of the place is Nea Kameni where there are some of the active volcanoes. The crater of the volcano is 130 meters and it would roughly take around 20 minutes to walk there. You will be able to see the sulfur vents along the way. You can get here through chartered boats or through regular tour boats as well.


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