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Full-Day Santorini Island Trip from Crete

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Highlights
  • 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
  • Soak in the caldera views on a cliffside stroll
  • Island tour with time to stroll in the capital, Thira, and town of Oia
  • Includes transport and pickup and drop-off from selected Crete hotels
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Overview
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, Greece

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're like us, you're thinking "Awesome! The perfect way to cross another island off of our list is a day trip to Santorini!" We had high hopes for this day trip but were pretty disappointed... not by Santorini itself, but by the tour. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank godjilla
CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Cretan Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear godjilla Thank you for your comment. We appreciate it and it help us to improve our services to you. We are really sorry because this tour it didn't meet your expectations. Best regards

Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

The price can put you off this trip and i think it can vary a lot. For peace of mind we booked in advance but i am sure it would have been cheaper to buy locally. An early start 07h45 and 3h15 by the slower...More

1  Thank martinwJ5144ZA
CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Cretan Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Dear martinwJ5144ZA, Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate it and it help us to improve our services to you.

Reviewed September 22, 2018

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
5  Thank marcin w
CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Cretan Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear marcin w Thank you for your comment! We are very happy that you enjoyed your tour, we hope to see you again in one of our tours! Best regards

Reviewed August 31, 2018

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
6  Thank tomm394
CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Cretan Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tom M Thank you for your comment. We appreciate it and it help us to improve our services to you. Best regards

Reviewed June 29, 2018

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
21  Thank LMP7366
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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
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