Crete to Santorini Island full day tour by boat
Many reasons have made Santorini famous globally.
Most of us have seen pictures of Santorini/Thira as the island often has been used in the world promotion of Greece as a tourist attraction. The blue and white colors are the characteristic of this volcano island which scientists often relate to the mythical island of Atlantis.
Departure from port of Rethymno at 08.00
At the port of departure, participants will present their voucher in Seaj ets 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.
The itinerary lasts almost 2.5 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 1½ hour. Later on, the bus will depart for the next stop,Fira.
On the way to the town of Fira, the participants will receive interesting information by their escort about the history and the geography of the island, while travelling through a large part of the island by road. At their arrival in Fira, they will spend 1 hour to enjoy the Cycladic view from the Caldera, the paved little alley sand the old traditional houses accompanied by their escort.
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 black sand beach of Perissa for swimming and lunch.
2nd option: More free time at the capital of the island,Fira.
*Due to traffic jam on the road from Fira to Perissa Beach, the participants who will choose to go to Perissa Beach, might stay 45 minute less in 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
Additional Information Included in the package
- Ferry tickets and return by SEAJETS high speed vessel
- Transportation on our busses (including port picks up and drop off in Santorini)
- Land excursion in Santorini by professionals
Extra services offered with additional charge:
The tour will be available during the season in the following languages: English, French, German, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Czech, Hungarian
*The days for Polish, Dutch, Czech, Hungarian tours will be formed, according to the demand.
Price– departure from Rethymno:198 €/ person
- V.A.T. is included
- The prices are per adult(passengers from 11years old and above are considered adults)
- here is a discount of 50% for children age between 3-10 years old
- Infants between 0-3 years old travel free of charge(when no seat occupie)