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    • Safety and situation in santorini

      Santorini Island Jul 7, 2015 at 10:21 PM

      Can i enquire regarding the current situation and safety in Santorini, considering the situation Greece is in now. Thank you

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    • Ios late august 2015

      Ios Island Jul 16, 2015 at 7:51 AM

      Is anyone coming late august 23-28th?))

       

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    • Couple Fira or Oia church questions

      Santorini Island Jul 14, 2015 at 12:47 PM

      I am driving myself crazy trying to figure out where certain churches are located.  I found the site "Greeka" and a guide to 9 churches in Santorini, but I'm trying to get more specific information on just where these churches are.  I've tried to attach a picture of one that really interests me that's in Firostefani.  I know Firostefani isn't that big, but I'm not great on finding things, so need some extra help!  Can you drive to this church (we're renting a quad bike) or must you drive close and then walk?

      Also, I ran across an article that provides GPS coordinates (which I can't understand or get to work) to a church that's supposedly in Oia, but I'm thinking it's really Fira, as it mentions "Gold Street."  Isn't that in Fira?  It is a church (or maybe two) with salmon belltower and 2 blue domes.  The person is standing in front of a gate to (I suppose) a hotel or maybe just a way to get downhill to the church.  She says to duck into the alley beside the Minerali jewelry store.  Anyone know where this might be?  The GPS coordinates start with 36 degrees north and 25 degrees east, which indicates further to me that it's somewhere in Fira - but the numbers aren't in good enough shape for me to determine the rest and enter it into Google Earth..  

      Also, this may be same church, but I read that there 's a really nice blue domed church with 3 bells in Fira, near Mama Thira's.  Can anyone give me more information on that?  Looks like the website where I found that is "theplanetd"under photography guide for Santorini.

      One more question: I've used Google Maps and less so viamichelin to plot routes on Santorini.  Are those times fairly reliable, even if I'm going to some of the lesser tourist-traveled places like Mesa Gonia, Pirgos and Megalochori?

      Thankyou & Efharisto tor anyone who can answer my questions!

       

       

       

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      IMPORTANT read about RED BEACH!

      Santorini Island Jul 3, 2015 at 12:49 AM

      IMPIS (Institute for the Study and Monitoring of Santorini Volcano) has sent a letter to the members of the Hotel Association Santorini. They want to draw everyone's attention of the status of Red Beach in Akrotiri:

      "We would like to inform you and ask you to inform clients of this situation, and that access to the beach is extremely dangerous due to landslides, to avoid any accident with incalculable consequences for the island" They ask the members of the Hotel Association to contact the authorities and to take the nessesary steps to protect visitors from the enormous consequences that will occur in an accident due to a possible landslide.

      The authorities have put up signs at the red beach but tourists does not respect these and still walk down. Very soon they will need to put a fence!

      Ingela

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    • Walk from Fira to Oia

      Santorini Island Jul 31, 2015 at 5:19 AM

      Is there a map for this walk or is it signposted so easy to follow?
      Thanks.

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    • getting about>

      Santorini Island Jul 25, 2015 at 11:58 AM

      how do i get to blue diamond bay hotel from the fira airport

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    • Walk from Fira to Oia

      Santorini Island Jul 31, 2015 at 5:19 AM

      Is there a map for this walk or is it signposted so easy to follow?
      Thanks.

      7 Answers Jul 31, 2015 at 2:21 PM
    • getting about>

      Santorini Island Jul 25, 2015 at 11:58 AM

      how do i get to blue diamond bay hotel from the fira airport

      10 Answers Jul 29, 2015 at 1:15 AM
    • Ios late august 2015

      Ios Island Jul 16, 2015 at 7:51 AM

      Is anyone coming late august 23-28th?))

       

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2015 at 9:28 AM
    • Couple Fira or Oia church questions

      Santorini Island Jul 14, 2015 at 12:47 PM

      I am driving myself crazy trying to figure out where certain churches are located.  I found the site "Greeka" and a guide to 9 churches in Santorini, but I'm trying to get more specific information on just where these churches are.  I've tried to attach a picture of one that really interests me that's in Firostefani.  I know Firostefani isn't that big, but I'm not great on finding things, so need some extra help!  Can you drive to this church (we're renting a quad bike) or must you drive close and then walk?

      Also, I ran across an article that provides GPS coordinates (which I can't understand or get to work) to a church that's supposedly in Oia, but I'm thinking it's really Fira, as it mentions "Gold Street."  Isn't that in Fira?  It is a church (or maybe two) with salmon belltower and 2 blue domes.  The person is standing in front of a gate to (I suppose) a hotel or maybe just a way to get downhill to the church.  She says to duck into the alley beside the Minerali jewelry store.  Anyone know where this might be?  The GPS coordinates start with 36 degrees north and 25 degrees east, which indicates further to me that it's somewhere in Fira - but the numbers aren't in good enough shape for me to determine the rest and enter it into Google Earth..  

      Also, this may be same church, but I read that there 's a really nice blue domed church with 3 bells in Fira, near Mama Thira's.  Can anyone give me more information on that?  Looks like the website where I found that is "theplanetd"under photography guide for Santorini.

      One more question: I've used Google Maps and less so viamichelin to plot routes on Santorini.  Are those times fairly reliable, even if I'm going to some of the lesser tourist-traveled places like Mesa Gonia, Pirgos and Megalochori?

      Thankyou & Efharisto tor anyone who can answer my questions!

       

       

       

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2015 at 6:51 AM
    • Safety and situation in santorini

      Santorini Island Jul 7, 2015 at 10:21 PM

      Can i enquire regarding the current situation and safety in Santorini, considering the situation Greece is in now. Thank you

      1 Answer Jul 7, 2015 at 10:56 PM
    • IngelaA's Profile Photo

      IMPORTANT read about RED BEACH!

      Santorini Island Jul 3, 2015 at 12:49 AM

      IMPIS (Institute for the Study and Monitoring of Santorini Volcano) has sent a letter to the members of the Hotel Association Santorini. They want to draw everyone's attention of the status of Red Beach in Akrotiri:

      "We would like to inform you and ask you to inform clients of this situation, and that access to the beach is extremely dangerous due to landslides, to avoid any accident with incalculable consequences for the island" They ask the members of the Hotel Association to contact the authorities and to take the nessesary steps to protect visitors from the enormous consequences that will occur in an accident due to a possible landslide.

      The authorities have put up signs at the red beach but tourists does not respect these and still walk down. Very soon they will need to put a fence!

      Ingela

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2015 at 2:18 PM
    • Car rental in Mykonos, Greece

      Mykonos Island Jun 19, 2015 at 6:56 AM

      I am considering to hire a car for 2 days at Mykonos in the coming late of July. I understand that it is the peak season of tourism in Mykonos. Can anyone suggest me some reputable car rental company ?

      4 Answers Jun 23, 2015 at 1:00 AM
    • Bus from port to fira.

      Santorini Island Jun 15, 2015 at 6:06 AM

      Can you always find a bus at the port to Fira, or must get a taxi.
      I will be there on july 2 at 3:00 PM.

      4 Answers Jun 16, 2015 at 4:38 AM
    • Athina apartments

      Santorini Island Jun 11, 2015 at 11:56 AM

      Hi has anyone stayed at Athina apartments in Perissa Santorini me and two friends are going in July I just wondered if the location was good and is it near to bars and restaurants

      2 Answers Jun 12, 2015 at 12:12 AM
    • Athina apartments

      Santorini Island Jun 11, 2015 at 11:55 AM

      Hi has anyone stayed at Arjuna apartments in Perissa Santorini me and two friends are going in July I just wondered if the location was good and is it near to bars and restaurants

      2 Answers Jun 11, 2015 at 6:05 PM
    • Hotels etc. in Naxos?

      Naxos - Chora (town of) Jun 10, 2015 at 12:53 PM

      We will be in Naxos for five nights as part of our trip to Greece in September, and we have decided this might be a place to splurge on our hotel. We have booked most all of our other accommodations, and I know I can look at all kinds of hotel sites, but I'd really like a recommendation for a small hotel or B&B (I know they don't call them that in Greece, but can't think of the term right now) locally owned, that has rooms with patios with a view of the ocean. Anywhere between 100 and 150 euros would probably be our price range, and we're more interested in view, nice and helpful hosts, and not too many stairs, than in any fancy large place.

      We would also like the same type of recommendation for Koufonisia if anyone has been there. I understand we can go there without reservations and find a place spontaneously, but I'd like to have some recommendations as a starting point.

      Thanks for any help you can give.

      4 Answers Jun 10, 2015 at 11:58 PM
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      3 nights 2 days

      Santorini Island Jun 10, 2015 at 1:57 AM

      we are going to Santorini for 3 nights in July . Please advise the best places to visit .. . Is it really hot summer by end of July?

      4 Answers Jun 11, 2015 at 7:13 AM
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      Motorbike Hire in Tinos

      Tinos Island Jun 3, 2015 at 12:41 AM

      Would anyone know if it is possible to hire motorbikes in Tinos town?

      5 Answers Jun 3, 2015 at 7:03 AM
    • Black sand beach

      Santorini Island May 26, 2015 at 6:43 AM

      coolI am going to stay at Marrianne Hotel in August, I understand that there is a black sand beach close by, can anyone tell me is the sand corse and how much are the sun beds and parrasols and is the sea safe to swim in. and are there any tavernas close to beach and whats the going rate for food and drink, thank you in advance.yes

      9 Answers May 28, 2015 at 1:27 PM
    • Transport to and from Airport and Pollonia anf ferries to Kimolis

      Milos Island May 14, 2015 at 5:32 PM

      Wondering what is the best and best value way from the airport to Pollonia and also about ferries to and from Kimolis please :-)

      1 Answer May 15, 2015 at 7:41 AM
    • Safety in Santorini

      Santorini Island Apr 30, 2015 at 9:57 AM

      Hi,

      I am interesting in booking a holiday in Santorini tomorrow with my partner and I just wanted to know if this is a good idea as we are black and we do not want to risk being treated unfairly because of colour, can anyone advise me if skin colour is an issue? I don't want to pay all that money for a bad experience.

      much appreciated.

      Aaron

      11 Answers May 4, 2015 at 10:04 AM
    • Cigarette prices

      Santorini Island Apr 29, 2015 at 11:47 AM

      Any idea to how much red leader cigarettes are please?

      1 Answer Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 AM
    • bicycles rental

      Mykonos Apr 19, 2015 at 5:24 AM

      we are staying in Tourlos, where is the nearest place to rent a couple of bicycles please?/

      7 Answers Apr 19, 2015 at 6:06 PM
    • Best Cyclades Guide Book?

      Prefecture of the Cyclades Apr 19, 2015 at 2:57 AM

      For a rich but concise (200-300 pages) guide to the Cyclades -- which covers current conditions, background history, and its classical cultural wealth -- what is the best English-language guide?
      I am specially interested in the opinion of those people who have been there and used this guide and found it to be first rate.
      I am not worried so much about hotels & ferry schedules, right? :-)
      It's the culture, politics, history of this special place.
      Thank you for whatever advice you may be so kind as to offer.
      Yours most sincerely, -- Eurycleia.

      8 Answers Apr 20, 2015 at 5:52 AM
    • Bus services in Santorini

      Santorini Island Apr 17, 2015 at 2:18 PM

      Hi,

      I am going to Santorini in first week of May. I know that there is good bus services there and relatively cheaper. Is there any facility of taking bus pass for 24 hours so that everytime I use bus I don't have to pay.

      7 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 6:36 AM
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      mens silver bracelets...

      Santorini Island Apr 17, 2015 at 6:34 AM

      hi , its driving me crazy- i bought an amazing mens click on bracelet from santorini back in 2005, and sadly lost that bracelet..
      for the life of me cannot recall the shop- im assuming it was in Fira..as we were based around there for the week.
      all i recall is a grumpy shop owner,his fat tummy hanging out-but amazing jewellery and crafts.
      the bracelet was really unique, lots of detail design in it.
      if anyone has names and websites for some jewellery stores on santorini plz let me know.

      thx.

      4 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 5:36 AM
    • Ferry to Athens

      Santorini Island Apr 16, 2015 at 10:46 PM

      Hi
      Traveling to Santorini June 17th (flying in -- expensive$$) thought we might get the ferry back to Athens (23rd)
      Is it best to buy tickets online OR buy them on Santorini, if so from where ??
      Thank you
      Ed

      3 Answers Apr 17, 2015 at 6:48 PM
    • Greece holiday in June 2015

      Santorini Island Apr 14, 2015 at 3:39 AM

      We are a group of four going to Greece for nearly 4 weeks in June.
      We land in Athens and want to do island hopping from there.
      Want to do as much as possible, see as much as possible and make the most of it.
      Obviously Santorini, Mykonos and Ios is a must.
      Any advice where to go, which islands to visit, which parties are the best, best nude beaches to visit where, etc.
      In fact, we don't have an idea where to start planning and where to go, haha!
      We are a fun loving bunch, but would like to experience the "real" Greek way of living, not do the whole "tourist" thing.
      Any advice for planning our trip?

      Thanks.

      8 Answers May 3, 2015 at 1:53 AM
    • How much are excursions

      Santorini Island Apr 11, 2015 at 2:59 AM

      What is there to do in santorini and how much are excursions

      4 Answers Apr 17, 2015 at 3:07 AM
    • How much spending money needed

      Santorini Island Apr 10, 2015 at 5:56 PM

      I'm going to santorini in June for two weeks with my girlfriend b&b and was wondering how much money I will need per day if anyone can help?

      6 Answers Jun 11, 2015 at 7:47 AM
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      Santorini Island, Greece

      Santorini Island Apr 6, 2015 at 12:08 PM

      Will be traveling to Santorini for the first time in October. I am bringing my niece along and want to make it a special trip before she gets married. If money weren't a concern, which location on the island and which hotel would you select?

      Thanks!
      Terri

      7 Answers Jun 11, 2015 at 7:32 AM
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      Ferry boat Lavrio - Kea / Kea - Lavrio

      Kea Island Apr 1, 2015 at 2:42 AM

      Hi! I'm going to Kea Island at the end of May and I'd like to have some informations about ferries. Where can i find time schedules and where can I buy tickets? I'd like also to know if I might have problems on Sunday, my flight it's 20 pm, so I will need a ferry after lunch, are there?
      Thanks!

      17 Answers Apr 5, 2015 at 4:31 AM
    • Itenary in Santorini

      Santorini Island Mar 22, 2015 at 9:02 PM

      We'll be in santorini for four nights in April. Since we dont want to be lugging our bags around with us we are planning to keep Santorini as a base and plan day trips to nearby islands. Can anybody tell me the places that should be on top of my list.(But i wouldnt want to spend more than 3hrs travelling one way). Also is there a çheck-in time for Ferries too (that would also be included in the total travel time)? Or do we arrive on time and just take our seats.. like in a bus..? I've never travelled in a boat of any kind.. what are the things that i should keep in mind?

      12 Answers May 7, 2015 at 8:52 AM
    • Weather in Santorini

      Santorini Island Mar 8, 2015 at 7:47 AM

      Will be visiting Santorini in the second week of April. What kind of weatehr should i expect? Would i need a sweater/ jacket or will summer dresses and shorts suffice.

      3 Answers Mar 8, 2015 at 10:19 AM
    • Can we get to beaches from Fira

      Santorini Island Feb 19, 2015 at 5:46 PM

      We will be in port for one day can we get from town of fira to the beaches?

      2 Answers Feb 19, 2015 at 9:01 PM