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Top Things to Do in Santorini

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Byzantine Castle Ruins

Byzantine Castle Ruins

Byzantine castle ruins are one of the most visited sites of Santorini that comprise of remains of a castle of the 15th century located on a hilltop. The place is known for the panoramic views of the island and the beautiful seascape it offers. The view of whitewashed buildings along the shore of blue waters and a windmill, will stay with you for lifetime. Do wait there patiently till the evening to experience the picturesque sunset which is much more spectacular and overwhelming.

Travelling to Santorini, Greece
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Colourful cliffs washed by azure waters, topped by whitewashed buildings and lighted intensely as the sun glides through the sky, Santorini is nothing less than the romantic land of the poets and dreamy painting of the artists.
The picturesque island of Santorini, a part of Cyclades islands found in the Aegean Sea is the fancy of travelers and an exotic destination for nature lovers.

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Travel Tips & Guide

How to Get Tickets?

'Tickets to all the major attractions of the island are available online as well as offline. However, purchasing ticket offline at the ticket counters can be quite time consuming. Hence, it is recommended that you purchase the tickets online from this site.

How To Get Around?

The beautiful island has many offerings for its visitors. Enjoy a walk around the seaside towns providing panoramic views of the water. If you wish to visit other towns then take a bus ride. KTEL bus services operate from the capital city of Fira to numerous important destinations of the island. Cab, moped and ATV services are also available to take you around the island. You can even take a taxi ride. There are ferry services too that you can take for island hopping.

What Should I Wear?

If you're visiting Santorini during the summers or shoulder seasons bring your summer clothes, shorts, tank tops, vests, casual shirts, pretty dresses would do. Days usually get enough sunlight to be warm. Evenings get cooler specially during the spring and autumn seasons, hence bring a light jacket and closed shoes for walking around. Pack warm clothes if you are visiting the place during the winters.

Tourism Facts

Best Time to Visit

Summer is the peak tourist season when you can enjoy the warm weather of the island. But it can be too crowded. Thus, a trip during the months of September to October and April to May is a better bargain when the weather is still pleasant, and crowd is less. Winters are the off season when you can get cheap deals. However, the precipitation is high during this time and the temperature isn't high enough to enjoy sunbathing.

Currency

Euro

Will I Need a Guide?

No, you need not book the services of a guide as this site provides you all the information related to the tour.

How To Get There?

Santorini (Thira) International Airport serves the island with flights from Greece mainland and other parts of Europe. As Santorini lies off coast there are no railway or bus services to the island. However, there are ferries, boats and cruises that one can opt for reaching the island.

Additional Info

The streets of Santorini are narrow and challenging for car drivers, hence the better option is to hire mopeds or hail a cab. Also, you need to have International driving license for driving on the streets of Santorini. If you wish to go for hiking then before taking up a trail do learn about the condition of the terrain. Accidents due to falling rocks or crumbling trails can happen. The plug type in Greece is type C and type F. They both have two round pins, but type F has two two earth clips on the side.