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Mykonos to Santorini Ferries and Flights [2021]

The Cyclades islands in Greece include two of the world’s most popular destinations: Mykonos and Santorini. Island hopping around the Aegean Sea is easy with the Ferry Hopper booking site, while flying is a quick way to make the most of your precious holiday time. Read on to find everything you need to create your perfect Greek island holiday itinerary. Santorini to Mykonos Ferry Route It’s about …

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Sublime and Tiny Amoudi Bay below Oia, Santorini

If the Greek sea god, Poseidon, was to take a lunch break, tiny Amoudi Bay is where he’d have a seafood lunch! On the Greek island of Santorini in the Aegean Sea is the northern village of Oia, perched high on the red cliffs. 300 wide-cut steps lead down from Oia to the tiny jeweled-colored fishing port of Amoudi (or Ammoudi) Bay. The Old Port of Santorini The absolutely charming port of Amoudi …

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Charming Pyrgos Santorini – 2021 guide to this traditional village

Up in the interior of Santorini is the hillside village of Pyrgos (Pyrgos Kallistis). Pyrgos sits just below Mount Profitis Ilias, the island’s highest point. It is Santorini’s highest settlement with panoramic views of the whole island. It’s also a well-preserved cultural village, with some of the most unspoiled remnants of traditional life on Santorini. How To Get To Pyrgos Pyrgos is …

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Village of Emporio Santorini: Complete Travel Guide 2021

Churches, towers, windmills, Venetian castles, bells, ancient houses and alleys, colorful doors, beautiful beaches, and excellent value accommodation – that’s Emporio Santorini!  Emporio feels far away from the sophisticated glamour of Oia and the caldera edge villages and towns. Emporio is where the locals live and the clever travelers stay. Read on to discover why Emporio is one of Santorini‘s best-kept secrets, what to do and see and …

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Vergina Greece: visit the royal Macedonian tombs

How to get to Vergina, Greece Nestled in the foothills of the Pierian Mountains in ancient Imathia, Vergina is in central Macedonia. It lies about 70 kilometers west of Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki. That’s just under an hour by hire car and only a little longer (and somewhat cheaper) by bus. Parking is available 500 meters away and then you …

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The 25 Best Hotels in Santorini with Private Pool

Best Private Pools in Santorini The most sought-after Santorini holiday experience includes access to unforgettable views of the caldera, the volcano, and the sapphire Aegean Sea, luxurious services and amenities, and of course, your own private pool. Sitting on your terrace beside your private pool watching the spectacular Santorini sunset is one of life’s truly …

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Visit Knossos Palace & the Minotaur Labyrinth

Gods, Monsters, Heroes – what more could you want from a visit to the Palace of Knossos on Crete? Beneath this UNESCO world heritage site is the fabled labyrinth of the Minotaur, a major element in Greek mythology. Learn how to visit Knossos Palace and see for yourself where the legends of King Minos, Theseus, and the Minotaur Labyrinth come from. The Palace of Knossos Sitting just outside …

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