• Santorini. That beautiful island that almost seems out of this world. If you’re looking for the perfect honeymoon destination, this is it. It’s the jewel of Greece and nowhere will you find a place more charming and full of character than here. 

    Its unique beaches, breathtaking caldera and white painted houses will draw you into its embrace.

    Not only is Santorini beautiful but it has numerous attractions, each unique and many rich in history. There are plenty of things to do in Santorini and you’ll never be left lacking. 

    Akrotiri with its Minoan Bronze Age Settlement; Ancient Thira, the antique city; the Red Beach and Black Beach; Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni – these exotic locales offer visitors a chance to engage in the best things to do in Santorini on honeymoon.

  • 01Relax Your Bodies At Black Sand Beaches of Perissa & Kamari

    The red and black sand beaches of Santorini are unforgettable. Sunbathe and swim at Perissa and Kamari for an unforgettable experience.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 13 kms (Perissa) and 5 kms (Kamari) from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Ancient Thira

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Perissa – 15 kms from Fira, Kamari – 10 kms from Fira

    Activities: Swim the waters of Perissa and Kamari

    What's so special about it? Perissa and Kamari are famed for distinctive black sand beaches

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: Visit Ancient Thira

  • 02Explore The Lighthouse of Akrotiri

    One of the top things to do in Santorini Greece is to visit the lighthouse of Akrotiri. Perched on a cliff, it offers impressive views of the Aegean Sea.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 13 kms from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Perissa Beach

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Santorini

    Amenities: Tavernas

    Activities: Enjoy the sunset and take in the view of the sea

    What's so special about it? The area offers panoramic views of the sea and islands.

    History: It was built in 1892 by a French company

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: Visit the ancient Akrotiri settlement

  • 03Visit A Volcano On Nea Kameni

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    Couples looking for the best things to do in Santorini on their honeymoon should head to Nea Kameni, a volcanic island inside the Santorini caldera.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport to Fira by taxi. Take a boat from Fira port to Nea Kameni.

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Palea Kameni

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 150/USD 2 per person

    Location: Santorini

    Amenities: Hot springs

    Activities: Hike to the top of the crater and take photos of the landscape

    What's so special about it? The uninhabited island is located within the Santorini caldera

    What to carry: Good walking/hiking shoes, drinking water

    Best time to visit: March to May, October to November

  • 04Bath In Hot Springs At Palea Kameni

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    Smaller than Nea Kameni, Palea Kameni is home to hot springs that relax and rejuvenate. Taking a dip here is one of the popular things to do in Santorini.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport to Fira by taxi. Hire a boat from Fira port to Palea Kameni.

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Nea Kameni

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Santorini

    Amenities: Hot springs

    Activities: Swim in the hot springs

    What's so special about it? The island is set inside the Santorini caldera

    What to carry: Swimwear

    Best time to visit: March to May, October to November

    Know before you go: Head towards Nea Kameni

  • 05View Caldera From Cable Cars

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    Enjoy a panoramic view of the striking caldera of Santorini from a cable car. It connects the port with Fira in just 3 minutes.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Three Bells of Fira, Megaro Gizi, Archaeological Museum of Thera

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 400/USD 6 per person

    Location: Thera 847 00

    What's so special about it? This is one of the best things to do in Santorini Greece as it provides a sweeping view of the caldera

    Best time to visit: April to May, September to November

    Know before you go: If you’re afraid of heights, the ride may be a little alarming

  • 06Stay In Exotic Windmill Villas

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    Make your honeymoon even more special and meaningful with a stay at Windmill Villas, a beautiful retreat with 3-storey villas that overlook the sea, a peaceful garden where you can relax and unwind, and a fully equipped kitchen.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 20 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Cape Columbo Beach, Skaros, Megaro Gyzi, Archaeological Museum of Thera, Museum of Prehistoric Thera

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): INR 41000 to INR 43000/USD 640 to USD 671 for two

    Location: Imerovigli 847 00

    Amenities: Private pool with hydro-massage, private terrace

    Any Other Specialty (If possible): Wine and boat tour arrangements on request

    What's so special about it? The villas are a romantic sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Santorini

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: Car rental available on request

  • 07Wine Tour Of Santorini

    The best things to do in Santorini Greece involve going on a wine tour of this breathtaking island. Learn about the different kinds of wine and sample each one.

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): INR 7600 to INR 68500/USD 120 to USD 1070

    Location: Fira 1564, Thira 847 00

    Amenities: Lunch included with some tours

    Any Other Specialty (If possible): Half-day and full-day private wine tours

    Activities: Visit wineries and taste different wines

    What's so special about it? Santorini wines are famous and a wine tour will give you a taste of them

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: The tour is run by experienced enologists

  • 08Watch Movie Under The Stars - The Kamari Open Air Cinema

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    Enjoy an evening of entertainment at the Kamari Open Air Cinema with popular movies and delicious cocktails and snacks.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Escape Land, Kamari Beach, Navys Waterworld Dive Center, Ancient Thera

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 600/USD 9 entrance fee per person

    Location: Santorini 847 00

    Amenities: Full bar, snacks

    Any Other Specialty (If possible): Theaters and concerts in summer

    Activities: Watch English movies

    What's so special about it? It continues the ancient Greek practice of open-roofed cinemas

    Best time to visit: May to October

    Know before you go: The movies are in English with Greek subtitles

  • 09Enjoy Water Sports At Kamari

    Go on an adventure with your partner on the black sand beach of Kamari. Water sports like jet skiing, wakeboarding and kiteboarding are a few of the best things to do in Santorini on honeymoon.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Navys Waterworld Dive Center, Volcano Dive Center, Open Air Cinema Kamari

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 16000/USD 250

    Location: Kamari

    Amenities: Water sports equipment rental

    Activities: Choose from various water sports like jet skiing, wakeboarding, parasailing and kiteboarding

    What's so special about it? The black sand beach of Kamari is a popular spot for watersports and draws a number of tourists each year

    Best time to visit: June to September

    Know before you go: Most water sports are found in Kamari and Perissa

  • 10Swim At Lioyerma Pool For Free

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    Get away from the crowd with a swim at Lioyerma, a gorgeous pool lounge in Oia that’s open to the public.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: Around 40 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Amoudi Bay, Byzantine Castle Ruins, Mnemossyne Gallery

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free entrance

    Location: Oia 84702

    Activities: Swim in the pool

    What's so special about it? The large pool is free to use and refreshments can be purchased at the cafe

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: The pool is located past the second windmill along the northern path

  • 11Experience Life Of Minoan Period At Ancient Akrotiri & Ancient Thera

    Akrotiri is an ancient advanced civilization whose ruins are remarkably well-preserved and definitely worth a visit. 

    Ancient Thera is an old city named after Theras, the ruler of the land. Both are two of the best places in Santorini and you can’t miss them.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 30 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Red Beach

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): INR 450 to INR 900/USD 7 to USD 14 per person

    Location: Thera 847 00

    Activities: Explore the ruins of Akrotiri

    History: The Minoan Bronze Age settlement was destroyed after the eruption of Thera between 1645 and 1500 B.C.

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: Admission is free on March 6th and 25th, April 18th, May 18th, national holidays, October 28th

  • 12Get 18-Wine Flight Tasting At Santo Winery

    Your itinerary of things to do in Santorini must include a wine-tasting at Santo Winery. Not just any wine-tasting, however, but an 18-tasting tour.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 20 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Aegean Divers Dive Center, Cultural Village, Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 1000/USD 15 per person

    Location: Pyrgos, Thira 847 01

    Activities: Watch a multimedia show of winemaking and the vineyard, and taste fine Santorini wines

    What's so special about it? Santorini’s famous wines can be sampled on the guided tour

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: The tour is a group tour

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  • 13Visit Rusty Red Beach of Santorini

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    There’s no dearth of things to do in Santorini and one of the most popular is heading to the gorgeous red beach. Red cliffs frame the pebbly beach, creating an unforgettable scene.

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Amenities: Sun beds and umbrellas

    Activities: Swim and snorkel among the rocks

    What's so special about it? The red beach is incredibly picturesque and offers terrific photo opportunities

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: The beach isn’t great for sunbathing but swimming and snorkeling are popular

  • 14Eat Famous Fast-Food Sandwich Of Lucky’s

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    If there’s one thing anyone coming to Santorini must eat, it’s the lip-smacking sandwich at Lucky's Souvlaki. Add this to your list of best things to do in Santorini.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 15 minutes from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, MATI Art Gallery

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 600/USD 9 per sandwich

    Location: Dekigala, Thira 847 00

    Any Other Specialty (If possible): Dietary restrictions are accommodated

    Activities: Gorge on different souvlakis

    What's so special about it? The sandwiches are perfect and the price is unbeatable

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: It’s one of the most famous souvlaki joints in Santorini

  • 15Visit Santorini Brewery Company

    Don’t stop with wine-tasting in Santorini: visit the Santorini Brewery Company and sample different types of ale, all unfiltered and unpasteurized.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 8 minutes from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Open-air cinema Kamari

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Mesa Gonia, Thira 847 00

    Activities: Enjoy free beer tastings and pick up beer and souvenirs from the shop

    What's so special about it? Craft beers are slowly coming up in Santorini and you should be among the first to sample them

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: Appointments are not required

  • 16Go For A Sailing Tour From Santorini

    The Aegean Sea surrounds this group of beautiful islands and when you’re here, one of the fun things to do in Santorini is to go sailing. 

    Book a private yacht, enjoy the sunset while sipping a drink, and dine on delicious Greek cuisine.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 40 minutes to Amoudi Bay, 10 minutes to Fira from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Nea Kameni, Akrotiri

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): INR 7500 to INR 64000/USD 115 to USD 1000 per person

    Location: Fira, Amoudi

    Amenities: Hotel pick-up and drop-off

    Activities: Have a relaxing soak in hot springs, swim and snorkel in the Red Beach

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  • 17Experience Santorini On ATV

    Santorini is a small island and the most immersive experience you can get is to explore it on an ATV.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: Around 15 minutes from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Oia, Ancient Akrotiri, Ancient Thira, Kamari Beach, Perissa Beach

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): USD 30 to USD 90 per ATV per day

    Location: Fira, Akrotiri Village, Oia, Kamari, Perissa, Thira

    Amenities: Free delivery to hotel

    Activities: Take a tour of Santorini’s black and red beaches, picturesque Oia and the ruins of Ancient Akrotiri

    What's so special about it? An ATV is one of the easiest ways to get around Santorini

    Best time to visit: April to November

    Know before you go: You need an international driver’s license

  • 18Hike From Fira To Oia Village

    Take in the beauty of Santorini with a hike from Fira to Oia, all along enjoying an unmatched view of the gran caldera.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport to Fira by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Orthodox Metropolitan Church, Catholic Cathedral, Monastery of Saint Nicolas

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Near Hotel Atlantis, Fira

    Amenities: Cafes, shops

    Activities: Hike the picturesque trail from Fira to Oia

    What's so special about it? The 10-km trail along the caldera is incredibly scenic houses.

    what to carry: Drinking water, walking shoes, sunglasses, hat

    Best time to visit: September to October

    Know before you go: Add half an hour to your hike with a detour to Skaros Rock

  • 19Get Your Honeymoon Photoshoot In Santorini

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    Capture cherished memories of your honeymoon in Santorini with a professional photoshoot.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 9600 to INR 14700/USD 180 to USD 230

    Location: Fira, Thira 847 00

    Activities: Dress up and have your photos taken at the most picturesque locations in Santorini

    What's so special about it? Get professionally shot honeymoon photos

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: The photographer retains the copyright to the images

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  • 20Swim At Amoudi Bay

    Swimming is one of the most popular things to do in Santorini. Aside from the beaches, Amoudi Bay offers a picture-perfect swimming opportunity with cliffs framing the background.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 40 minutes to Amoudi Bay from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Byzantine Castle Ruins, Mnemossyne Gallery, Church of Panagia

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Amoudi Bay

    Activities: Swim in the cool waters of the bay

    What's so special about it? You get a wonderful sea-level view of Oia and don’t have to contend with large crowds

    Best time to visit: June to September

    Know before you go: Amoudi Bay can be accessed by walking down 200-300 steps from Oia or you can drive to the fishing harbour

  • 21Learn Santorini Cooking

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    Where else can you learn how to cook Greek cuisine well but in Greece? Go on a 6-hour food tour of the island accompanied with wine-tasting and help a chef prepare local dishes. 

    This is one of the best things to do in Santorini especially on your honeymoon!

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 11600/USD 185 for 2 persons

    Amenities: Hotel pick-up and drop-off

    Activities: Assist the chef with cooking and sample 8 different wines

    What's so special about it? The tour lets you sample world-famous Santorini wines and Greek cuisine

    Best time to visit: April to August, October to November

    Know before you go: This is a group tour

  • 22Hiking To Skaros Rock

    One of the best things to do in Oia Santorini is to hike to Skaros Rock, a striking formation that can also be seen from Fira.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 20 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Hiking trail Fira–Oia, The White Door Theatro

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Imerovigli

    Amenities: Restaurants and bars in the neighborhood

    Activities: Explore the old fortified settlement and take panoramic photos of the sea and islands

    What's so special about it? The settlement had 200 houses, most of which were eventually destroyed by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions

    History: It was one of 5 fortified settlements and protected the island from pirates.

    What to carry: Drinking water

    Best time to visit: April to September

    Know before you go: Take plenty of drinking water as shops are few and far between along the trail

  • 23Ride The Donkeys

    .Scooters and ATVs may be popular modes of transport in Santorini but donkeys score high on the list too. They’re used to travel from Oia to Fira or to Amoudi.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport to Fira by taxi

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 380/USD 6

    Activities: Ride from the old port at Fira to Oia or Amoudi Bay

    What's so special about it? The ride lets you take in parts of Santorini at a leisurely pace

    History: Donkeys were once the only modes of transport to climb the 600 steps from the harbour to Fira

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: Donkey rides are seen by some to be a form of animal abuse and many state that they suffer under poor working conditions

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  • 24Get Lost In Emborio

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    The lovely quaint settlement of Emporio is a must-visit and a leisurely walk through here is one of the best things to do in Santorini on honeymoon.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 20 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Perissa Beach, Perivolos Beach

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Location: Emporio, 847 03

    Amenities: Hotels, cafes, bars

    Activities: Take a walk through the village and indulge in the nightlife

    What's so special about it? The medieval character of Emporio will take you back centuries. It’s very well-preserved. It also has a 15th century fortress and two Cyclades churches.

    Best time to visit: April to September

    Know before you go: Don’t leave Emporio without visiting the medieval Kasteli

  • 25Visit World Famous Santorini Bookstore

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    Atlantis Books has to be one of the most charming bookshops in the world. Pop in and pick up a few titles while admiring the fantasy-esque décor.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 40 minutes from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Byzantine Castle Ruins, Church of Panagia, Mnemossyne Gallery

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free entrance

    Location: Oia

    Activities: Browse through numerous titles and take home books on Greek history and mythology

    What's so special about it? National Geographic ranked it one of the top bookstores in the world

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: The bookstore is easy to miss. Keep an eye out for it on the main footpath running through Oia

  • 26Dance With Wine - Koo Club

    As night falls, take to the dance floor at Koo Club, a trendy nightclub that combines grand Greek décor with a tropical touch.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 15 minutes from Santorini Airport by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini, The White Door Theatro, MATI Art Gallery, Museum of Prehistoric Thera

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 760/USD 12 per person

    Location: Fira

    Activities: Dance the night away at the indoor dance floor or unwind on the spacious patio, which has 3 bars

    What's so special about it? The ambience is youthful and lively – perfect for newlyweds looking to celebrate their marriage in style

    Best time to visit: July to August

    Know before you go: It’s the ideal summertime club and the action winds down the rest of the year

  • 27Ferry Ride From Los To Santorini

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    Ios’ combines gorgeous beaches with historical sites, giving travelers the best of both worlds. A ferry ride to explore this charming island is one of the top things to do in Santorini.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: Ios has no airport. The nearest airport is in Santorini. A ferry connects the two islands.

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Tomb of Homer, Mylopotas

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): INR 3800 to INR 5900 USD 60 to USD 77 per person

    Location: Cyclades islands

    Activities: Swim and sunbathe at one of the many beaches and catch the nightlife at a bar or a club

    What's so special about it? Ios is known as a party island and if you’re eager to experience an exciting nightlife, this is the place to be

    Best time to visit: July and August

    Know before you go: Helicopter transfer to and from the island is available

  • 28Get Fish Therapy At Fish Spa Kangal Wellness Centre

    Indulge yourselves in a little fish therapy, which is one of the most popular things to do in Fira Santorini.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 15 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): INR 760 to INR 1900/USD 12 to USD 30 per person

    Location: Mitropoleos Street, Santorini 847 00

    Amenities: Massage therapies, beauty treatments and spa treatments

    Activities: Get your hands and feet looking and feeling soft with fish therapy

    Best time to visit: All year-round

    Know before you go: The center has massage, beauty and spa treatments in addition to fish therapy

  • 29Dine At Metaxy Mas

    Wind up your romantic honeymoon with a mouth-watering Greek meal and raki at Metaxy Mas.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions (If Any): Art Space, Open Air Cinema Kamari

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Approximately INR 4500/USD 70 for two

    Location: Exo Gonia, Thyra 847 00

    Amenities: Cretan and Santorinian fare

    Activities: Wine and dine on Greek cuisine

    What's so special about it? It specializes in authentic Cretan and Santorinian cuisine

    Best time to visit: All year-round

  • 30Enjoy Sunset At Oia Village

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    End your stay here with one of the best things to do in Santorini on honeymoon: enjoying the spectacular sunset in Oia.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 40 minutes from Santorini Airport by taxi

    Price For Two/Tickets/Fees (If Applicable): Free

    Amenities: Shops, tavernas, art galleries, museums

    Activities: Admire the golden sunset across the sea

    What's so special about it? The traditional village of Oia is picture-perfect and has drawn artists from around the world

    Best time to visit: April to October

    Know before you go: Take your camera to capture the best sunset you’ll ever see


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