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Full-Day Santorini Island Trip from Crete

  • Full-day cruise trip to Santorini from Crete
  • Sail to the volcanic island, famous for its black cliffs
  • Cruise on the caldera to admire the whitewashed clifftop towns
Full-Day Santorini Island Trip from Crete
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Take a day out from Crete to visit Santorini on this day trip. Board a boat to this famous volcanic island, known for its sea-filled caldera (crater) and black cliffs. On arrival, enjoy a caldera cruise to admire the whitewashed houses perched high on the cliffs, and take an island tour to stroll along the clifftops and visit Thira and Oia. Boat transfers, transport on Santorini, and pickup and drop-off at selected Crete hotels included.
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Stop At: Santorini Volcano, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

Cruise to world-famous Santorini Island, one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean. Visit Oia and Fira and walk along the breathtaking cliffs of the Santorini caldera. Enjoy a guided tour of the island as well as free time to explore at your leisure.
Take the opportunity of a short cruise during your stay on Crete and make a day trip to the neighbouring island of Santorini. The boat trip takes about 2-3 hours.
On arrival in the former volcanic crater of Santorini look high up on the crater rim, where the houses of Thyra lie like a white pearl necklace.
After arriving in the harbor of the island the busses are waiting for you to explore the most famous places in Santorini. The journey will bring you to picturesque village of Oia and Thyra and optionally visit the black beach of Perissos.
In the early evening you will travel back to Crete.

Duration: 8 hours
Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2018
Touristy but still cool

The island so pretty, that all the sexy girls making posed photographs can't even make it look less interesting. Buildings white like a wet dream of an Austrian painter make you want to put more film in your digital camera. Just worth visiting despite all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank marcin w
Reviewed 31 August 2018
Lot of travel for not a lot of time on the island

Santorini would have been an amazing find 40-50 years ago - sadly now it is overly touristy and this spoils it The towns themselves are really stunning - but they are overwhelmed with souvenir shops etc. etc. It takes forever to get around - there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank tomm394
Reviewed 29 June 2018
One day ferry trip to Santorini

You have the choice of ferries : fast ships or cheaper classic ferries slower but with accessible decks to enjoy the sights and very comfortable. With a day return fare you may get 20% of the return ticket. Car parks are available at the harbor...More

Date of experience: May 2018
20  Thank LMP7366
Reviewed 2 June 2018
A very busy, chaotic place

We were booked on the slow ferry by Thomas Cook and it took 2.5 hours each way. When we got there we were taken by coach to 2 places - the first was the blue domes as seen on post cards and pictures. No room...More

Date of experience: May 2018
9  Thank RainbowThanet
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile
Great day out to a great island

A very good trip and a very full day to a fabulous Greek island. The fast boat ride less than 2 hours was very pleasant , boat must hold 1000 people but only part filled very comfortable setting , nice refreshments and to be honest...More

4  Thank licksmith
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13 August 2018|
Response from RainbowThanet | Reviewed this property |
It's a ferry going on to another island. The ferry journey takes 2 to 2.5 hours (boring!) from Iraklion and is in a rush to unload at Santorini and head on out immediately. It's a working trip for the ferry not a fun time... More
13 July 2018|
Response from LMP7366 | Reviewed this property |
Should you have a rented car you may as well park in the port very easily unless you booked through an agency with a package tour ?