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This is the most obvious hike you can make on the island of Santorini and it will lead you - if you have not discovered them by now - through the sister villages of Fira, Firostefani and Imerovigli, going higher up all the time above the caldera. It...more
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All reviews bring water loose gravel beautiful hike start early walking shoes flip flops hour hike photo stops leisurely pace lots of water wear good shoes great walk caught the bus skaros rock views are amazing easy hike take your time
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to go to Oia when we were in Santorini during a cruise. The hiking trail is the most amazing way to see spectacular views. I felt a need to wear good runners, certainly not flip flops, heals etc. Oia is one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a must do if you are going to Santorini. Iam not a trek person, but I thoroughly enjoyed each and every part of this Trek. All the sights are amazing and breath taking . Looking down the sea is so beautiful you have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This walk was the highlight of my trip to Santorini. I had done quite a bit of research on this hike and let me say it was wonderful. The views were outstanding the whole way. Not a very hard hike and I am sure the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dijaber
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Contrary to some reviews -- I strongly recommend at least sturdy tennis or running shoes for this hi as much of it is on gravel made of dry dusty pumice that is unstable and slippery in parts. I also disagree that a 7 year old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank LoreneF777
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We got the bus to oia and walked back. It took a while as the views are stunning and you can’t help stopping to admire them and take photos. It was a hot day and there are a few hills but worth it. It’s actually...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank leanne363
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

This was very worthwhile and a great way to see the cliff-west side of the island. When you get close to Oia, it's easier to see that the islands in the center of the water on the west side are in the center of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 738JamesF
Reviewed November 12, 2018

It is the best walk one can do in Santorin, it's wonderful, easy, just make sure that the sky is blue when you choose your day, it is really worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Himalaya789
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Views of the caldera as you walk make it a good alternative to the bus from Oia to Imerovigli and Fira. Fira is usually quite crowded with tourists, but it's a shopper's heaven otherwise.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MarshaDebbie
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This really is a must, it is a fantastic day, you cannot lose the trail, it took us 4.5 hrs with stops for photos, drinks, lunch etc, from reading reviews before I went, definitely leaving early helped make the most of it (on saying that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Rosalind69
Reviewed October 29, 2018

If you want a view of the whole island, this is the best activity! We hiked from Oia to Fira. From our hotel, Agnadi Villa, there is a path up the mountain where we started our hiking trip. We saw the ocean so still and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AMTManhattanBeach_CA
January 5, 2019|
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Response from NRMEdgmont |
The cruise ship tenders you to the base of the cliff below Fira. There is a cable car system to take you to the top. There are also donkeys.......We took the cable car. There are also some shuttle boats that will take you... More
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nomad_rahulchadha
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Lvutotravel | Reviewed this property |
If you are a person that likes to hike and get a unique experience I would highly recommend you take the stairs one way atleast to get to Fira . Option is Cable car if not interested in walking . Walk from Fira to... More
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NRMEdgmont
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Azi Y | Reviewed this property |
From the middle of Oia, it will be hard to find the trail (atleast it was for us) because it does not start from the paved walkway. Your best bet is to walk along whatever path [some on the street, not on the sidewalk] to... More
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1LifeStand
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Donkey back Hiking Trail Fira - Oia (18 Replies)
I will briefly be in Santorini and would like to do Hiking Trail Fira - Oia and am wondering if I could do it on donkey back and how much it would cost?
December 13, 2016|
Response fromKennydon|
Please DO NOT ride the donkeys on Santorini. They are appallingly treated. Anyone doing so is guilty of condoning animal abuse.