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How to plan a trip to santorini greece

How many days do you need in Santorini Greece?

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 for 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.

Which airport do you fly into for Santorini?

Thira International Airport

How far is Santorini from Athens by plane?

How to Get from Athens to Santorini. The distance between Athens and Santorini is 186 miles (300 km). The most convenient way to travel between them is by plane, which takes 50 minutes flying from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH).

How much is ferry from Mykonos to Santorini?

Between 40€ to 120€

Is there a ferry from Athens to Santorini?

Ferries from Athens to Santorini usually depart at 07:30 and 16:00 with ticket prices starting at 56€. The Rafina – Santorini route is operated by SeaJets, Golden Star Ferries and Blue Star Ferries taking about 5 hours.

Is it easy to get from Athens to Santorini?

Santorini is a 4.5 to 6-hour ferry ride from Athens by the fastest highspeed ferries and catamarans, and 7 to 9 hours (or more) by the slower car ferries and overnight ferries. Most ferries from Athens to Santorini also stop in Naxos and Paros en route.

How do you island hop in Greece?

The best way to do this is to pick your island group and try island hopping within one group of islands first before getting to another if you choose to go beyond one group at all. Each group is comprised of Greek islands that are unique but also share a common style or flavor.

How Much Does island hop cost?

Depending on when you want to travel and how far in advance you book your tickets, travel between the Hawaiian islands can be very reasonable. Flights can be found as cheap as $39 each way on Hawaiian and Southwest Airlines. $39 is the best we've seen. Expect to pay between $50 to $100 for a one-way ticket.

Which is the cheapest Greek island to fly to?

Cheap Greek Islands to Visit

Is it better to fly or ferry between Greek islands?

A ferry will get you to your destination for a cheaper price. A flight will get you to your next stop with a shorter travel time. Both ferry and flight have a bit of a disorganized boarding process. I personally preferred taking the ferry because of the cheap ticket price, ease of port access, and views from the deck.

Can you island hop from Santorini?

How easy is it to island hop from Santorini? Greece and its islands are generally well connected by ferry routes. In particular, the Cyclades island chain which Santorini is part of have an excellent inter-island connectivity, especially during the summer months.

Can you stay at the hotel in Mamma Mia?

The answer is no—and yes. Unfortunately, the Villa Donna on Skopelos was a movie set and that exact hotel does not exist. While some exterior sets were built on-site on Skopelos, these were removed after filming was completed. Only a gateway is said to still remain.

What was filmed in Santorini?

Filming Location Matching "Santorini, Greece" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

What is the beach in Mamma Mia?

Kastani beach

Does the island in Mamma Mia exist?

In the original “Mamma Mia,” the Greek island of Skopelos played the fictional island of Kalokairi. But to shoot “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” filmmakers turned to the island of Vis, off the coast of Croatia.

Can you visit the set of Mamma Mia?

If you would like to check out the locations of Mamma Mia!, the easiest way is to fly to Skiathos and then visit Skopelos. In Skiathos, you will find the Old Port, where the three fathers of Sophie meet for the first time. In the Old, Port is where Sam and Harry miss the ferry that can take them to the wedding.

Where is the Mamma Mia House?


Can you visit the church in Mamma Mia?

Our day sets off at 09.00 driving along the West coast of the island and then across to visit the beautiful Saint John's Chapel also known as the MAMMA MIA wedding church. There you get some free time to walk up the 199 steps or to enjoy a soft drink in the nearby coffee place.

Is Hotel Bella Donna a real place?

In the movie, Meryl Streep's character Donna runs the dreamy Hotel Bella Donna, perched at the top of a cliff on the Greek island of Skopelos. Unfortunately there is no "real" Hotel Bella Donna as it was just a set, though there is the "Hotel Pyros" located nearby, where Meryl Streep would rest between filming.

How long is the ferry from Santorini to Skopelos?

What is the cheapest way to get from Santorini Island to Skópelos? The cheapest way to get from Santorini Island to Skópelos is to fly and car ferry which costs €85 – €270 and takes 13h.

How many steps are in the Mamma Mia church?

200 steps to reach the church, but well worth the climb, there are hand rails to help with the climb, nice views from the church grounds.

Is Skopelos worth visiting?

Beautiful landscape, kind people, great food, it's relaxing, sereneand tranquil. Even though the island photographed beautifully in Mamma Mia The Movie, nothing compares to visiting it in person. From the minute you step off the ferry in Skopelos Town, you are transcended to another time.

How do you get to Mamma Mia chapel?

Many tour companies offer boat and bus tours to the Mamma Mia Church – both from Skopelos and neighbouring Skiathos. If you prefer something a little more independent than boarding a bus with dozens of other tourists, you can rent a boat from the port in the Chora.

Can you get married in the church from Mamma Mia?

MAMMA MIA CHURCH: The little chapel on top of a huge rock is 45 min. drive from Skopelos. Once you've climbed the200 stairs you have stunning views. The ceremony will take place outside in the garden.

How much is a Mamma Mia wedding?

The Greek island wedding at the end of "Mamma Mia" could cost a very reasonable $6,378. Everything was pretty inexpensive, except for the venue, which was estimated at over $5,000.

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