- 1 What is the best town to stay in Santorini?
- 2 Where should I stay in Santorini for the first time?
- 3 What is the most beautiful part of Santorini?
- 4 How far is Oia from Fira Santorini?
- 5 Is it expensive to eat out in Santorini?
- 6 How many days do I need in Santorini?
- 7 What hotel did the Kardashians stay in Santorini?
- 8 Does Santorini have a beach?
- 9 Why is Santorini so popular?
- 10 What is the prettiest Greek island?
- 11 Can you walk from Oia to Fira?
- 12 How do you pronounce Oia Santorini?
- 13 Can you walk everywhere in Santorini?
- 14 How long does it take to walk from Fira to Oia?
- 15 Is Fira worth visiting?
What is the best town to stay in Santorini?
Where to stay in Santorini
- Oia. The most romantic spot on Santorini is Oia.
- Imerovigli, Firostefani and Fira. South of Oia are three more towns where you’ll find whitewashed boutique hotels and churches, restaurants, nightlife and sights nestled into the sides of the island.
- Perissa, Kamari and Perivolos.
Where should I stay in Santorini for the first time?
However, one of the best places to stay in Santorini is the caldera edge. Built almost 330 meters above the sea level, it features whitewashed houses spread across the 16 km area featuring the extraordinary beauty of Oia, Fira, Firostefani, and Imerovigli.
What is the most beautiful part of Santorini?
Fira is the island’s largest town and one of the most picturesque spots in all of Greece. Like Oia, Imerovigli, and Firostefani it’s perched on the caldera cliff and has marvelous views of the volcano. Fira has the most restaurants, shops, and hotels and is the center of Santorini’s nightlife.
How far is Oia from Fira Santorini?
Oia is about 30 minutes from both the airport and ferry port by car. If traveling by bus, you’ll have to transfer in Fira, making the whole journey closer to an hour. Closer to the beaches: Fira is about 15 minutes closer than Oia to the beach towns.
Is it expensive to eat out in Santorini?
Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Santorini should cost around €13 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Santorini is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
How many days do I need in Santorini?
But to really experience Santorini, consider spending three to five days: you’ll be able to sightsee, hike, and beach-hop while embracing the relaxed pace of island life.
What hotel did the Kardashians stay in Santorini?
The Kardashians stayed at Celestia Grand (back when it was part of neighboring Volcano View Hotel) in Santorini during their vacation in Greece. It’s an awesome luxury villa collection, located south of Fira (about a 30 minute walk into town or an easy ride with a taxi or their complimentary shuttle).
Does Santorini have a beach?
Red and black volcanic pebbles lay the shores of Santorini beaches and cliffs provide a picturesque ambience of unique beauty. The most famous of Santorini beaches is the Red beach, while particularly popular are Perissa beach, Kamari beach and Perivolos beach.
Why is Santorini so popular?
There are many reasons why the small Greek island of Santorini is so popular as a holiday destination, with its stunning turquoise waters and picturesque villages, great activities including wine-tasting, authentic Greek cuisine, regular boat excursions due to its ideal location for island hopping.
What is the prettiest Greek island?
Santorini, Crete, and Corfu are widely considered the most beautiful and picturesque Greek islands. But all the islands have their own charms and beauty and every islands has its passionate devotees who claim their island is the most beautiful in Greece.
Can you walk from Oia to Fira?
The hiking trail from Oia to Fira is approximately 10km and is a fairly easy hike considering that for the most part the path is either similar to a sidewalk or there is cobblestone. The entire hike should take around 4 hours depending on your pace and how many stops and detours you make along the way.
How do you pronounce Oia Santorini?
Oia (pronounce ee`yah) is the most photographed place but it is not the main village.
Can you walk everywhere in Santorini?
The island of Santorini is BIG! There are actually several villages on the island, which are all quite far from each other (by that I mean that you would not be able to walk everywhere) so pick your location well! The two main villages, and most “touristy” ones (for the right reasons!) are Fira and Oia (pronounced Ea).
How long does it take to walk from Fira to Oia?
The hike takes between 2 and 5 hours depending on how fast you walk and how often you stop. If you do a side trip to Skaros Rock it will add at least an hour. The hiking trail from Fira to Oia is just under 10.5km (6.5 miles).
Is Fira worth visiting?
If you enjoy shopping or eating or drinking or hanging out and watching the view then Fira is worth visiting for a few hours in the day or evening. The port of Fira below is where the cruise ships dock, though they don’t actually dock.