Santorini is undoubtedly one of the top travel destinations in the world and you can explore it with Santorini Tours. Its romantic atmosphere, the legendary sunset and the imposing view from the caldera are enough to make you a permanent resident. If you are looking for short alternative trips, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then Santorini may be on your list, despite its popularity.
Your first day on the island
Santorini is an attraction in itself, you realize this from the first moment you set foot in the port and face the imposing red rocks. When you manage to escape the army of rooms to let, then your journey will officially begin. First stop is Firostefani! Enjoy your breakfast in one of the cafes in the area, which give you a great view and of course the necessary strength to continue your tour. If you feel rested, it is worth walking the path Firostefani – Fira and fill your camera memory with white domes and different shots of the volcano.
The spring weather at Easter in Santorini calls for walks and explorations. If you like walking, the program includes a walk on the path from Fira to Firostefani. It is a unique experience, where you will be able to enjoy the view towards the volcano during the day, walk through the picturesque alleys of the island and explore the museums and churches that you will find along the way. Necessary stops are required for taking photos and replenishing energy in the nearby shops.
Tour of Fira
Fira is next. Fira is the capital of the island and of entertainment. There you will be able to walk the cobbled streets, browse tourist shops, taste Santorinian cuisine and of course be driven to the Caldera, one of the most beautiful and famous places in the world. With a view of the volcano you will be able to enjoy your walks in the area, while in the evening you can choose your favorite hangout, where you will drink your drink with the background of the active volcano during Easter in Santorini.
Imerovigli for relaxation
If you are looking for relaxation during your Easter holidays, then a stop in Imerovigli is a must. It is one of the most famous hot spots of the island, both for romantic walks and for exploring with children. Beautiful cafes with a view offer comfort and options for you and your little friends.
In Oia for the best sunset in the world
Millions of travelers from all over the world flock to Santorini to enjoy the best sunset in the world. In particular, the reason for Oia, the peak of Santorini, which is literally flooded with travelers of all nationalities, who are not content to simply enjoy the sunset, but to capture it at all costs.
Don’t be surprised if you leave with bruises, some tripod or selfie stick will still find you. But if you exclude this unpleasant note, the sunset of Santorini can in itself make your trip to Santorini unique!
Excursion to the volcano of Santorini
You cannot leave Santorini without visiting the active volcano. It is an activity that you can do either with your company or with the children. Secure your ticket from a travel agency in the center of Fira and take the descent to the old port of Fira. You can approach it, either on foot, the old way with donkeys, or more modern with the cable car. The sailboat will be waiting for you along with dozens of tourists who want to see the magic of the volcano up close. Take a guided tour of Nea Kammeni, capture the moment with photos and continue your tour to Palaia Kammeni with the thermal baths. If you can stand it, you can dive in waters that reach 26 degrees at this time of year. If you are lucky, you might also see Sostis, the man who gave up everything and now lives alone in Palaia Kammeni.
For frozen dips in hot Santorini
Whether you want to risk your endurance and dive into icy waters, or simply explore the beaches of Santorini, the must stops are the following:
You can go to Vlychada beach with the little ones to enjoy playing in the sand, while you can continue your meal at one of the seaside restaurants in the area. In Vlychada you will see natural black pebbles, but also the Tomato Industrial Museum.
The Red Beach of Santorini
It is impossible to go to Santorini and not have seen the famous Red Beach up close. From the first glance you will understand that you are in a different landscape, the like of which does not exist. Red sand, red rocks and in the middle a blue beach invites you to take a dip. To get to the source, however, you have to walk a rather difficult path, which is made a little more difficult than it actually is, due to its dozens of visitors. Make sure the shoes you wear are firm to avoid accidents.
The Black Beach of Santorini
As soon as you arrive at the Black Beach of Santorini (Perissa, Perivolos) you immediately understand that you are in a volcanic place. Black pebbles mix with the black sand and the temperature rises dangerously, inviting you to dive immediately. Let us warn you that the water is quite cold even in the summer, but its bottom is very interesting.