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Nea Kameni

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$101*
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Santorini Sunset Dinner Cruise Including Nea Kameni Visit
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$148*
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Private Tour: Santorini Volcano Trip Including Hot Springs
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$975*
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5-Hour Private Cruise from Fira

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Unusual landscape

Strange landscape,the island look like after a assiduous bombing . Barren rock,in some parts tufts of dry grass, a lot of dust, very hot... you feel like you're walking into a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
zuv
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Bucharest, Romania
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You should be ready to walk under the sun to a hot black stony path. The view from the top is fantastic. You will see (and smell) sulphurous gases coming out of the crater (no danger). A boat will travel you there from Fira old port (half an hour trip) and you have one and and half hour to walk... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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93 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the trip to the volcano is must in santorini. The boat stop outside the sea and if you know swimming you can go to the island and swim to the orange waters (due to iron from and oxides from the volcano). Really warm waters their, you will feel the difference

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Thank omiros2016
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the islets just off Santorini also known as the Volcano .Formed from volcanic eruptions hundreds of years ago along with its sister islets of Paleo Kameni and Thirassia.It shows what nature has created with its craters in various depths and the lava everywhere on the mountain .It is a bit of a climb, so good walking shoes and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strange landscape,the island look like after a assiduous bombing . Barren rock,in some parts tufts of dry grass, a lot of dust, very hot... you feel like you're walking into a dump. The only thing that reminds about the volcano is the 2-3 fumaroles and the sulfur smell To hike on the volcano you have to pay 2.5 euros.The views... More 

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Thank zuv
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You hike a lot (or so it seems too me) to go up to the highest point of the vulcano. This could be very stressful if you book during 12-14.30 o clock. Its quite a hike at that time of the day in summer. Please consider wearing appropriate hiking shoes or trainers as it is very rocky and dusty. Theres... More 

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Newcaslte
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We took a boat from Fira port to the volcano, first we hiked up the volcano which took around 40 minutes. It was really interesting to see the views of Santorini from the volcano and to see the volcano monitors as we climbed to the peak. The weather was great and it was interesting to smell the sulphur of the... More 

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Thank RebsCp
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Short distance from Santorini- you take a boat from Fira port. There's an active volcano which they take you to and you climb it to the crater. Its about 40 minutes of climbing both ways together. From the crater top, you can also get a panoramic view of the Aegean with all the islands, including Santorini. Its beautiful. Once you... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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500 reviews
231 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This was something very different from just relaxing at one of the many beaches in Santorini. We took one of the full day tour to the volcano with other sites. If you tight on time, there is also the half day volcano tour. There is two parts of this island - The volcano where you need to hike to see... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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355 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Accessible by boat this 130 metre uninhabited volcanic island is of interest to those who wish to climb 130 metres to the top of the crater

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Booked to go on this boat trip as it actually stops at Nea Kameni and you can walk up to the top of the volcano. When you arrive you have to pay 2.5 Euro as admission which is not included as part of the boat trip. The walk to the top is a reasonable walk but not too much of... More 

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