Perivolas Santorini Greece
A view of Santorini with the blue water of the caldera. (Photo: Santorini estate image by Loshkaryov Sergey from Fotolia.com )
Santorini is a member of the Cyclades Islands off the coast of Greece. According to Frommer's, the island is also known by the name “Thira.” The harbor of Santorini was actually formed around 1500 B.C. When a volcano erupted and blew out the center of the island. The harbor is part of the crater, or caldera, that was formed as a result of the eruption. If you are anxious to see the clear blue waters of the caldera there is more than one way for you to get to the island.
Take a flight from the United States to any city in Europe as there are no direct flights from the United States to Santorini. If you are trying to save money, fly into the city with the cheapest airfare, which usually is either London or Dublin. You can then book a ticket to Athens on one of the budget airlines in Europe, such as easyJet or Ryanair. During the summer, easyJet flies into Santorini from London Gatwick Airport so you would not need to go to Athens first.
Use the train service to get to the airport in Athens if you prefer rail travel. Point-to-point tickets can be purchased at any rail station. A rail pass can also be purchased from RailEurope.com if you want a train pass that covers several countries and gives you unlimited travel for a set period of time.
Fly out of Athens on Olympic Airways or Aegean Airlines. As of February 2010, these are the only two airlines that offer regular flights to Santorini all year long. The flight time averages 45 minutes, with the flight landing at Santorini National Airport.
Book a direct flight to Santorini National Airport during peak travel season, which is late April through early October. This is the only time of year that airlines other than Olympic Airways or Aegean Airlines fly into Santorini. Airlines available during this period are Air Berlin, easyJet, Edelweiss Air, German Wings, Condor, Meridiana, ThomasCook, Jetairfly and Transavia. These airlines fly from cities that include Amsterdam, London, Brussels, Milan, Vienna, Düsseldorf, Munich, Zurich and Frankfurt.
Ride the ferry from the port of Pireaus, which can be reached in just over an hour from the Athens airport. You can buy your ferry ticket at the port. Three different ferries can take you to Santorini. The normal ferry costs $33 and takes almost 10 hours to arrive. The Blue-Star ferry costs $38 and takes seven hours to arrive. The fastest option is the high-speed ferry, which costs $55 and takes five hours to get to Santorini.nyc flights www orbitz com flights miami to atlanta flights flights to malaysia cheap las vegas flights colorado flights flights to scotland flights to santo domingo flights to seattle from san diego flights from chicago to miami flights from lax to nyc night flights cheap flights from orlando airways flights flights from atlanta to las vegas flights to bali indonesia flights from dallas to miami flights to london cheap flights to miami bereavement flights cheap phoenix flights flights from flights to orlando florida flights restaurant flights from boston to orlando chicago to san diego flights india to usa flights flights to kansas city flights to ny cheap flights to vegas flights to toronto flights to atlanta from philadelphia houston to dallas flights lax to miami flights flights to syracuse ny flights from rdu to miami flights to savannah atlanta to fort lauderdale flights houston to orlando flights puerto rico flights italy flights washington state flights los angeles flights tampa flights frontier airlines flights are flights to florida being cancelled today 2021 cape air flights delta airline flights flights to portugal flights to south korea flights puerto rico flights to destin fl flights to jamaica icelandair flights fort lauderdale flights flights from phoenix to denver flights to virgin islands flights to salt lake city search flights flights from philadelphia to atlanta google flights search flights to atlantic city expedia cheap flights flights from omaha flights to boston cheap flights to new orleans cheap vegas flights flights to miami from dc flights to hawaii from nyc flights to india cheapest flights to orlando flights to yellowstone
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How to get the ferry ticket? Greece. /. Santorini and Mykonos.
REF: Night ferries to Santorini ... Normally during the months April thru October there is a night ferry that leaves Piraeus between 4 and 8 in the evening. To find out the exact time you must go to a ticket agency in Athens (Syndagma area is good)maybe 24-hrs ahead of time, ask the exact time that the ferry leaves and buy ticket at that time...sleeping berth will cost an extra 10-euro =IF=
you want one. You can sleep on deck or on the floor or in chairs if you prefer for nothing.
You can also go to the port of Piraeus and buy your ticket there. Cheapest way to the port…