Welcome to Santorini
Santorini may well have conquered a corner of your imagination before you’ve even set eyes on it. With multicoloured cliffs soaring over 300m from a sea-drowned caldera, it rests in the middle of the indigo Aegean, looking like a giant slab of layered cake. The island spoons the vast crater left by one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in history. Smaller islands curl around the fragmented western edge of the... Read More
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Sailing Greece - Santorini to Mykonos
A yacht adventure is the ideal way to experience what many consider the world's most beautiful islands: the Greek Islands. Sail for eight days aboard our 15m (52 ft) yachts, with time for hiking, snorkelling and relaxing. Explore ancient archaeological sites and taverna-lined harbours, and dine on fresh seafood.
Santorini Island Day Trip
Get to know Santorini on a full-day independent trip from Crete, and see as much of the island as you wish! Either soak up the sun with a book on the beach, or explore the pretty island towns and villages. Discover the delights of Fira or Oia; take a cable car ride from the volcanic caldera to the old port; scout out cozy island tavernas; or impress the children with a donkey ride! How you enjoy your time on Santorini is up to you; just note that any entrance fees, activities or meals are at your own expense.Start your day trip with a pickup from your Crete hotel, and then travel by air-conditioned minibus to the port to board your high-speed boat. The cruising time between Santorini and Crete is roughly two hours, so settle in and gaze out at the sea as you prepare yourself for a day of exploring the island of Santorini independently. After docking near the capital of Fira, listen to the onboard crew give your travel details (embarkation point and departure time) for the return to Crete, and then head out to discover Santorini. How you spend your time on the gorgeous island is totally up to you! Check out Kamari, Perissa or Red Beach for a day of sunning yourself on the sands and swimming in the cool waters of the Aegean, or explore Fira for a dose of culture. Look out for the picturesque ruins of windmills and pose for pictures against the pretty whitewashed houses and the blue sea. Maybe pay a visit to Ormos, the old port, to visit the quaint restaurants and tavernas that line the bottom of the caldera’s cliffs. Access to the old port is tricky with some 600 stone steps down, so why not take the cogwheel cable car instead? The short jaunt lends itself to unforgettable views. Alternatively, make your own way out of Fira to visit other pretty villages and island attractions. The picturesque village of Oia is well known for its beauty, eye-catching blue-domed churches and dramatic volcanic views. Likewise, Firostefani — a village just north of Fira — is visit-worthy, with more volcanic vistas as well as traditional architecture and atmospheric cobbled lanes.If you are visiting with children, take them for a donkey ride and let them see Santorini’s sights in an oh-so traditional Greek way. And then, when you’re ready to sit down and relax, check out the island’s countless cafes or bars to sample Greek cuisine staples such as Greek salad, moussaka or dolmades (stuffed vine leaves).Return to port at the prearranged time, and then hop aboard your boat for the crossing back to Crete. Your day trip finishes with a drop-off at your Crete hotel.
Best of Greece
When you saddle a trip with a moniker as lofty as 'Best of Greece', you’d better make sure it lives up to the hype. This one does. Compiling the top moments from our best-selling trips in the region, this comprehensive tour through the cradle of Western Civilization brings the distant past and vibrant present into sharp focus. Between the must-see historical sites of Athens and Delphi, the rugged plateaus of the fabled Samariá Gorge, personal encounters in isolated Cretan villages and the breezy sway of Santorini at sundown, you won’t have a moment to waste. Witness Greece—in all her timeless glory—with us.
7-Night Sailing Adventure in the Greek Islands from Santorini to Mykonos
Venture from Santorini to Mykonos on a 7-night sailing adventure through the Greek Cycaldes, a chain of enchanting islands scattered around the Aegean Sea. The budget-friendly cruise takes place aboard a small yacht, allowing you to help out the crew and try your hand at sailing in between island visits. Dock each night in Santorini, Ios, Amorgos, Naxos and Mykonos as well as a lesser-known island in the archipelago, and make the most of ample free time to swim in the sea and discover villages typified by sugar-cube houses and sun-drenched scenery.
10-Day Greek Islands Tour: Small-Group Cyclades Islands Sail from Santorini
Ever dreamed of sailing the Greek islands? This fabulous Greece adventure takes you around the world-renowned Cyclades Islands -- one of the six groups of Greek islands -- in 10 glorious days. Starting in Santorini, travel to Ios, Amorgos, Small Cyclades, Naxos, Syros, Mykonos, Sifnos and Folegandros. Admire the picturesque scenery as you float on the turquoise Mediterranean waters, and dock to explore ancient towns, delight in fresh Greek food, and immerse yourself in Greek culture during guided tours and free time. From laid-back islands like Small Cyclades to the vibrant holiday mecca of Mykonos, there's something for everyone on this 10-day sailing odyssey.