What's the distance between Athens and Santorini? The distance between the port of Piraeus and the port of Santorini (Athinios) is 127 nautical miles (approximately 236km).
How far is the ferry from Santorini to Athens?
The distance between Athens and Santorini is 235km (145 miles). Travel time by ferry: from 5 to 9 hours. Travel time by plane: 50 minutes. Santorini has a small airport that only services a few airlines, so most visitors to the island stop in Athens before continuing to Santorini by plane or ferry.
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How do I get to White Beach from Santorini?
In order to get to White Beach, you will need to take a boat. You can park at the lot near Red Beach (the neighboring cove) and take a water taxi that will drop you off at White Beach for a small fee. Unless you are an experienced rock climber, there is no other way to get there.
Can you drink Santorini tap water?
Needless to say, bottled water is a popular product on Santorini! We recommend that you always use bottled water for drinking. Washing up and brushing your teeth can be safely done using tap water throughout the island.
Can I use credit cards in Greece?
Credit cards are widely accepted in Greece, particularly in the tourist areas. It's actually a legal requirement, as a response to the financial crisis, that working Greek citizens aged below 65 have a credit card so most hotels, shops, cafes and restaurants should offer the option of paying by credit card.
Is it safe to walk in Athens at night?
It is completely safe to walk from your hotel by yourself to the Acropolis. There will be many people around till far into the night. I would not walk anywhere that is deserted by myself- certainly not Filopapou Hill-at sunset time. Athens is very safe.
Are there pickpockets in Athens?
Pickpocketing may flourish in tourist havens, but in Athens, where visitor numbers are booming, thieves appear to have been on a roll.