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Address: Santorini Port | Ormos Athinios, Greece
Phone Number: 30-2286-02-29-77
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Efficient way to travel to the port

This tram is hi-tech and gets you up from and down to the port very quickly. It is impressive and modern. I recommend trying it. Maybe you could use the steps one way and use... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
Teresa F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DO THIS INSTEAD OF THE POOR DONKEYS - or use the steps. Help other turists to choose the right way, which is NOT the donkeys

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Thank Henriette F
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Please don't ride a donkey. They treat them horribly and make them work in terrible heat. The tram is fun and efficient on this beautiful island....

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Thank urban_girlie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

This tram is hi-tech and gets you up from and down to the port very quickly. It is impressive and modern. I recommend trying it. Maybe you could use the steps one way and use the tram the other.

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1 Thank Teresa F
Fairfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

The tram is quick, fast and easy and the only option, unless your hike or take the donkey up the hill. You can only take the donkeys up the hill, it's too steep to ride down. Any line at the tram usually moves very quickly. You can pay with a credit card so that's helpful.

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Thank 2marcopolos
Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

From Fira village to the small port, there are some steps (about a 20 minute walk), which you can do on foot, on a donkey, or in the cable car. We walked down and then took the tram up. Nothing too special, just saves you some walking if you are feeling lazy :)

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Thank Vanessa_Fou
Aldershot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Small cable cars ferry up to 6 people each. There's around 10 of them per trip. We were on a cruise so raced here from the boat and had no trouble getting a ticket and getting aboard. The tram runs much of the day and the entire journey is only around 5 minutes. The 5euro one way ticket could be... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I have been to Santorini twice and the first time I made the mistake of taking the donkeys up the hill. Almost fell off, twice. The tram or cable car is the much more sane way to go, plus the views coming down are spectacular. Don't let the lines scare you because even in the highest tourist season time it... More 

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Murray, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is more of a cable car or gondola, rather than a tram. Each car/gondola holds six people. If you have time and ability, the walk up and down can be enjoyable and save a little money. The cost in October 2015 was 5 euros each way.

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1 Thank David L
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We rode the tram downhill heading back to our cruise ship. The wait wasn't very long, each "car" holds 6 people and it was very clean, well organized, modern, and seemed to be run very well. We were told to use the tram and not ride the donkeys because they really smell and it all stay with you if you... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The fasted way to get from Fira to the old port below. Runs regularly and is 5 euros each way. Some small shops in the harbour to see but is mainly used by the cruise liners docking just off shore. Tram is well signed within Fira itself.

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