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Castelli of Emporio: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful old fortified village with mostly local people carrying out everyday tasks and tourist accommodation kept to the scruffier lower town. A gem and easy to reach 20 mins on the bus from Thera town to Perissera. The Old Barber cafe great place inside the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Lovely Santorini town - lots of little alleyways to explore. All in traditional Santorini style - a lovely place to visit rather than the main tourist attractions of Thira and Oia.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Amazing sunset views? Not really. Famous landmarks? None. Stunning coastline? Nope. In fact, it’s hard to explain what makes Emporio so lovely, but if I had to sum it up in one word it would be ‘charm’. The more modern part of the town at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank neil_hun
Reviewed June 9, 2019

We felt that Emporio was the nicest of the traditional villages on the island. The narrow winding sreets are a throwback to gentler times, beautiful buildings as well as the church and castle. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chris D
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Emporio was recommended to us to as an example of a well kept Santorinian village. The castle isn't really a castle - more a collection of small quiant houses, and narrow passages. If you like taking photographs, this is for you.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Through the narrow paths of a medieval village ... admiring doors, windows and walls of an ancient castle ... under a crazy sunsetting sky

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

To see how local people lived 50 or 100 years ago. Nothing has changed - curvy clean and narrow streets, white and yellow houses, small front doors, churches and a half-destroyed Venetian tower. Take a break at Vassili's restaurant 'The Old barber' or Vangelli's café...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Take my advice.... don’t just go to see the Castelli, stroll around the myriad alleyways of this lovely traditional village. It’s fab, great for photography and gives a great flavour of Santorini village life.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Our second visit to this lovely place, not to be missed, plenty of history and sometimes if you are lucky you can get a glimpse of the little homes up the steps....don't miss this but make the trip on your own steam, the tours are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

After visiting almost any possible place in Santorini, we got to here too. OK but not worth a special visit. If you are there, go and see it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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The best thing to do is go to the Bus Station in Fira, and ask them what time the next bus goes to Emporio, and the Bus number. Check how often the bus runs from Fira, and again for coming back. They will give you a... More
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