9. Crete: Santorini Day Trip by Boat including Oia & Fira Visit
Departure from port of Rethymno at 08.00
At the port of departure, participants will present their voucher in Seajets kiosk in order to receive their
ferry tickets, a card referring to the right bus number in Santorini and a small brochure in their own
language with information about the island and the day tour.
Arrival in Santorini
The itinerary lasts almost 2 hours from Heraklion and 2.30 hours from Rethymno. At the port of
Santorini, our escorts will welcome the participants and escort them in the right buses.
First Stop : Oia
Upon arrival to the Port of Santorini (Athinios) the buses will leave for Oia the most beautiful village of
Santorini very famous for the Blue Domes, cave houses with blue and white. In the days of high traffic, the
buses will follow a route by the sea on the east side of the island. Depending on the existing traffic in Oia
and the timetable of the tour, the participants will stay for approximately 2 hour. Later on, the bus will
depart for the next stop, Fira.
Second Stop : Fira On the way to the town of Fira, the participants will receive interesting information by their escort
aboutthe history and the geography of the island, while travelling through a large part of the island by
road. Attheir arrival in Fira, they will spend 2 hour to enjoy the Cycladic view from the Caldera, the paved
little alley sand the old traditional houses accompanied by their escort.
Afterwards, the visitors shall meet up at the Cathedral of Fira and they will be informed about the last part
of the tour:
1st option: Visit the Volcano Of Santorini (extra charge). The participants will enjoy the unique beauty of the
volcano and have the opportunity to swim in its hot springs.
2nd option: More free time at the capital of the island, Fira.
Arrival in Rethymno
Finally, the participants will return to the vessel where they will be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the
Aegean and Cretan Sea.