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Santorini Cable Car

Greece
+30 2286 022977
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Easiest way down

The cable car is nothing special. I wouldn't do it just for the sake of doing it but it seemed like... read more

Reviewed yesterday
IanGArmy
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Fredericton, Canada
well run, but can get overwelmed

-6E one way - buy ticket and wait (no reserving a time) - very efficient but if you are on a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
matsusie
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Rota, Spain
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
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“old port” (41 reviews)
“cruise ship” (61 reviews)
“tram ride” (8 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

The cable car is nothing special. I wouldn't do it just for the sake of doing it but it seemed like a better alternative than walking or a donkey ride. There are a couple of cool places and trips that are at the bottom. Probably...More

Thank IanGArmy
Reviewed 3 days ago

-6E one way - buy ticket and wait (no reserving a time) - very efficient but if you are on a timetable (cruise ship) good idea to look at how many other ship are in port and give yourself up to 2 hours to wait...More

Thank matsusie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A 5 minute cable car ride between Fira and the dock. Good fun. Cheap. And a nice eating spot at the end. One can also see the Santorini donkeys / really mules go by.

Thank KiminGranCouva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cable car is quick way down the mountain to the port for those going back to a cruise ship. Be warned that the line gets longer closer to ship departure times in the afternoon and buying a ticket in advance provides no time/line advantage...More

Thank Marc Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get to the top of the mountain it's the cable car, a mule ride $12 US or walk up/own 595 slippery steps. FYI the stairs are also shared with the mules in both directions. Depending on your health and balance walking...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the bus to Fira costing 1.80 Euros, all the bus journeys are the same price. You can spend hours meandering throught the streets and alleys, there are many local craft shops, bars and restaurants. We decide to walk to the port at the...More

Thank samey2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 5 so it was 30 each way. We took it to the pier to go to the hot springs. The ride is very fast and nice views.

Thank madtana97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip in the cable car was short however full of nice views. make sure you take the first cabin while going down and the last while going up. it is a bit expensive for 12 euros for 2 ways up and down.

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fast way to get to Fira frank the old port. We also walked and preferred that. Nothing special, it is simply a mode of transportation.

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It costs you €6 to old port and another €6 back to Fira. The journey is about 3-5 minutes but if you choose to walk to old port, it may be 20-25 minutes walking distance. If you love hiking, you can choose to walk to...More

Thank yp8899
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Arkie444
5 July 2017|
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Response from KiminGranCouva | Reviewed this property |
If you have help getting it on and off it should be ok.
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Bridgette R
14 January 2017|
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Response from GS2013_13 | Reviewed this property |
Take the cable car its not expensive. Its cruel for the donkeys to have to climb up the very steep gradient and would never be tolerated in Uk.
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