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Arriving in Santorini

The beautiful Greek island of Santorini is certainly a gem and well worth the visit. While finding flights to Santorini can be difficult, it is worth the extra effort. The only way to get to Santorini by air is by catching a connecting flight from Athens. Cheap flights to Santorini may be hard to come by, but airlines do offer plenty of package deals that can save you money. Consider such packages carefully to find one that will best fulfill your travel needs.

Getting Around Santorini

Public transportation is a way of life for the people of Santorini. A bus system as well as an extensive taxicab service can take you virtually anywhere you need to go on the island. One of the newer and more popular ways to get from place to place in Santorini, however, is by moped or scooter. These unique motorized vehicles allow visitors to experience the beauty and elegance of Santorini without having a set route. Mopeds and scooters also provide a completely different transportation experience in the freedom that they offer, compared to the set schedules of the bus system.

Main Attractions

After a short Santorini flight, there are so many beautiful things to see that it is difficult to narrow down the main attractions to only a few. Among the most sought after attractions by tourists is Amoudi Bay. This beautiful body of water offers stunning sunsets and views that will truly “wow” you for years to come. Unmatched by any other place in the world, Amoudi Bay provides visitors with the experience of a lifetime. Fresh fish brought straight from the water to the grill in excellent seaside restaurants are an added treat. Also in Santorini lie the ancient ruins of the 11th century BC Dorian community, the Ancient Thera. This beautiful location allows you to step back in time and wonder what life may have been like thousands of years ago. Be sure to bring your camera!

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife

Visitors to Santorini will certainly not be disappointed by the shopping and dining that the island provides. You will find many ways to spend the money you save on airfare to Santorini because, in this city, shopping is thought of as a major social activity, so there is certainly no shortage. Popular shops include Naki, which offers gorgeous amber jewelry. After a long day of shopping, you need to satisfy your appetite. The most popular restaurant in Santorini is Lucky's Slouvaki, where they offer some of the best gyros found in Greece. After re-charging your batteries,, check out the local nightlife at the open air theater, the Brothers Bar, or Tropical Bar. You won’t be disappointed that you took time for a Santorini flight.

Flight stats for Santorini - did you know?
  • Santorini Airport (Santorini, Greece)
    • Right now, 27 airlines operate out of Santorini Airport.
    • Santorini Airport offers nonstop flights to 35 cities.
    • Every week, at least 77 domestic flights and 0 international flights depart from Santorini Airport.

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