The island of Santorini is one of the most beautiful in Greece. The cruise port is located at the foot of the town of Fira. Opposite, you will find the remains of the volcano that created this caldera. The steep walls of the coast where are nestled villages characterized by their white buildings gives superb landscapes. The town of Oia is definitely worth a visit. On the other side of the island, the black sand beach of Perissa testifies to the island’s volcanic past.
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Where is located the Port of Santorini Cruise TerminalCruise ships anchor and shuttles will take you to the dock. To reach Fira, you will have to take the cable car or climb the 600 steps, on foot or on the back of a donkey. Passengers who have booked an excursion with the ship are transported to a dock further south where coaches wait. Be careful to return to the ship in time since the lines for the cable car can be long if there are several ships in port.
Activities in Santorini
This beautiful little village composed of white and pastel houses nestled on the cliff is located in the north of the island. Here you will find many shops and restaurants.
Fira is the capital of the island of Santorini. There is an archaeological museum.
The ruins of a city buried by the ashes of a volcanic eruption. There are frescoes and buildings dating back to the 14th century BCE.
The Museum of Prehistoric Thira presents the life and culture of Thira during the Prehistoric period. The exhibit consists of clay vessels and frescoes of fine art, representing the Cycladic civilization that flourished on the island.
Nea Kameni (Volcano)
Located in the caldera of Santorini, this island is the active part of the volcano that gave birth to the island. Excursions take you to the island by ferry to walk on the volcano.
This reddish sand beach is located in the south of the island of Santorini.
A volcanic black sand beach.
Black sand beach located in the south east of the island.