Frequent question: How long does it take to drive around Santorini?

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Is it easy to drive around Santorini?

It’s entirely possible to visit Santorini for a few days without a car. … Driving in Santorini is pretty straightforward (in the daytime), but it’s hair raising to share winding, cliffside roads with tour buses, pedestrians, ATVs, and the occasional donkey. There isn’t a traffic light on the entire island.

How long does it take to get from one side of Santorini to the other?

In a car it would take you about 40 minutes to drive from one end of Santorini to the other. Perissa to Oia will take abouit 30 minutes driving and an hour by bus, or longer, since you have to change in Fira. Fira-Oia or Fira-Perissa is about 8 miles.

Is 10 days in Santorini too long?

Ideally, you should spend 10 days (9 nights) in Santorini during the high season so you’ll do all the things you’d do above, plus: movie night at the Kamari Open Air Cinema. Spend 2 days in Perissa/Perivolos beach.

Are taxis in Santorini expensive?

Please keep in mind that taxis in Santorini are a bit expensive and they do not have taxi meters. They charge based on the destination. So, for example a taxi from the Airport to Fira would cost around 20€. It would be wise to ask for the price before you get in the taxi.

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Is Santorini safe at night?

Is Santorini safe at night? Any place where there is alcohol, there is some risk. Usual precautions apply but Santorini has very few problems with fights, violence, drugs, or organized criminal activity. The biggest risk at night is walking home down the caldera after too many drinks.

Is it worth getting a car in Santorini?

Santorini is home to breathtaking sunsets, blue-domed churches and quintessential Greek towns and villages and renting a car is one of the best ways to see as much as possible. We highly recommend renting a car in Santorini to have the freedom to explore at your own pace and discover everything the island had to offer.

How much is a taxi from Fira to Oia?

The quickest way to get from Fira to Oia (Station) is to taxi which costs €35 – €50 and takes 11 min.

Do I need cash in Santorini?

Money in Santorini. Do I Need Cash ? ATMs are everywhere in Santorini but your VISA/MASTERCARD will also be accepted everywhere. However, cash is always king in Greece even in the post-Covid era!

How many days in Santorini is enough?

We recommend 3 to 5 days in Santorini in order to visit as many places as possible. Santorini is a very interesting island and except from Oia, the volcano and the amazing views, there are many things to see and do. But you can also do it in 24 hours and many day trips are proposed from other nearby islands.