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if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

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if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

since i read online that santorini has good bus system, i was planning on using it to save money and getting a hotel 3 night fira, 2 night oia, and 2 night by airport, wondering how easy it is to find places, i have never been to greece. And online the street names for hotels sometimes, reads "main street, or off main street." Could a foreigner be able to find it taking and usinig public transportation. Also i read that driving is not easy since the roads are narrow and too many people on moped.

Edited: 11:38 am, March 23, 2011
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1. Re: if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

Finding hotels can be challenging if you're not familiar with the villages. Some are easier to find than others. I can help you with hotels in Oia using this map for reference once you've chosen: santorini-hotels.info/santorini-island-santo…

As far as I know there's no map of the area near the airport.

The bus system is good, but buses to the airport are infrequent and you might have to take a taxi instead.

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I'll post this here and you can ask for your other duplicate post to be removed.

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It would depend on each hotel individually from what I've seen. Some are, some aren't.

I really wouldn't suggest changing hotels again to be nearer to the airport. Its only takes about 15 minutes in a taxi from Fira. If you are moving between hotels, it can take up to half a day transferring, waiting for your room to be ready, unpacking, etc. (says the person who was in five different villages last year!). However, I was traveling solo and kept the luggage light (and with wheels - always a bonus on Santorini).

The bus system is pretty good and easy to use. Once you've got the names of the hotels you're interested in, let us know and we can advise how easy they are to locate by yourself.

My taxi from the airport to Fira last year cost €12 - to give you an example.

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3. Re: if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

Are there any hotels near the airport anyway? It's not exactly Heathrow or JFK is it! You be better off staying in either Oia or Fira and just getting a taxi down, it's only 15 or 20 minues from Fira.

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4. Re: if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

ty for your responses, airport hotel is out of the plan then. i did post a more detailed plan for the trip to santorini titled 1 wk in santorini.

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5. Re: if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

I just read it - I'm exhausted, you'll never do that much in just 1 week, please reconisder and prioritise what it is you REALLY want to do. I appreciate that you're coming a long way, and it may be the only chance you get, but your planned itinerary is just not do-able in 1 week.

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6. Re: if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

i really want to see santorini, however, the other option was flying to athens and doing a island hopping tour.

for someone who knows the area what would u recommend a one time visitor to greece? one island for 7 days, or island hop from athens.

who do i ask for duplicate post to be removed?

Edited: 6:15 pm, March 23, 2011
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7. Re: if using the bus, is it easy to find the hotels?

Island hop from Athens to your island of choice and spend the rest of your time there.

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