Superlatives easily come to mind when describing Greek islands, but there’s no doubt that Santorini lives up to its reputation of exceptional beauty and sophisticated ambiance. Its spectacular landscapes, tourist infrastructure, and significant archaeological remains make it one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in the world. In fact, Santorini is perennially voted as one of the top 10 travelers’ destinations in the world, attracting everyone from young honeymooners to older sophisticates. A second and smaller island called Thirasia, is located on the northern tip of Santorini, while the islands Palea Kameni, Nea Kameni and Aspronisi sit inside its lagoon type sea. Even though it’s most famous for its caldera and outstanding landscapes, Santorini it is also home to a few small yet particularly interesting museums. Despite its small size - barely 10 miles from one end to the other – Santorini is an island full of wonders and hidden treasures.
Although all of your transfers to airports, stations, harbors, and hotels have likely been included in your TrueTrip experience, there will be instances where you will use a taxi to get around. Always make sure that the driver starts the meter when you get in the taxi and check the meter before you pay. If in doubt about a fare, please check with your hotel concierge who is also able to arrange taxi pick-ups for you.
Although public transportation makes getting around quite easy, if you’d like to uncover more of this location, you may want to rent a car; your hotel concierge can assist you with making arrangements with a local car rental company. We always recommend careful and cautious driving in Europe as roads can be old, narrow and with high
volumes of traffic.
Renting a moped is quite popular on the Greek islands and having your own means of transpor tation will provide you with independence and enable you to explore more of the island. It is impor tant to keep in mind that the roads on the islands are typically quite old, very narrow, and with high volumes of traffic – we suggest exercising a strict level of caution when using this means of transpor tation. Your hotel concierge is able to assist you with arranging a rental.