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Santorini

one day itinerary

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River Pool Suite at Canaves Oia Suites

Morning

Sunrise at Oia

  • Timing: 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM

  • Activity: Start your day early to catch the stunning sunrise in Oia. Find a good vantage point such as the Byzantine Castle Ruins.

  • Breakfast: Enjoy a light breakfast at a local cafe like Passaggio for a perfect combination of good coffee and a scenic view.

Explore Oia

  • Timing: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Activity: Stroll through the charming streets of Oia, take photos of the iconic blue-domed churches, and browse through local shops and art galleries.

 

Late Morning

Hike from Oia to Fira

  • Timing: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Activity: Embark on the picturesque hike from Oia to Fira. This 10 km trail offers breathtaking views of the caldera and takes about 2-3 hours to complete.

  • Note: Wear comfortable shoes, bring water, and use sun protection.

 

Lunch

Lunch in Fira

  • Timing: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Location: Naoussa Restaurant

  • Activity: Savor a delicious Greek lunch with a view of the caldera. Try local specialties like moussaka, fresh seafood, and Santorinian wine.

 

Afternoon

Visit the Archaeological Museum of Thera

  • Timing: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Activity: Explore the museum to learn about the rich history of Santorini, featuring artifacts from the ancient city of Akrotiri.

 

Relax at Perivolos Beach

  • Timing: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Activity: Head to Perivolos Beach for some relaxation. Enjoy the black sand beach, swim in the Aegean Sea, or partake in water sports.

  • Snack: Grab a smoothie or light snack at one of the beach bars.

 

Evening

Sunset in Imerovigli

  • Timing: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Activity: Travel to Imerovigli, known as the "Balcony to the Aegean," to watch the sunset. This less crowded spot offers stunning views and a peaceful ambiance.

 

Dinner in Imerovigli

  • Timing: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Location: Aegeon Restaurant

  • Activity: Enjoy a romantic dinner with panoramic views of the caldera. Savor dishes like grilled octopus, fava puree, and local wines.

 

Night

Nightlife in Fira

  • Timing: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

  • Activity: Head back to Fira to experience Santorini's nightlife. Enjoy a cocktail at PK Cocktail Bar or Tango Bar, both offering fantastic views and vibrant atmospheres.

 

Tips

  • Transportation: Rent a car or ATV for flexibility, or use taxis and buses.

  • Reservations: Make dinner reservations in advance, especially for popular spots.

  • Packing: Carry a day bag with sunscreen, a hat, water, and a light jacket for the evening.

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