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This is the most obvious hike you can make on the island of Santorini and it will lead you - if you have not discovered them by now - through the sister villages of Fira, Firostefani and Imerovigli, going higher up all the time above the caldera. It...more
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All reviewsbring waterloose gravelbeautiful hikewalking shoesstart earlyflip flopshour hikeleisurely pacephoto stopsgreat walkwear good shoeslots of watercaught the buswell worth the effortboth sidesviews are amazingtake your time
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This walk is, in a word, spectacular! Our family with teen children 12&18, had the best hike from Fira. There are a few villages along the way and many cafes to stop and sip a soda, or lunch along the Agean with a beautiful view...More

Thank UNCNO1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing hike from fira to oia. If you are fit and can stand the heat definitely do this walk. It's a very easy path to follow with amazing views and gorgeous hotels on the way. Don't get a taxi or pay to get to oia...More

Thank Ellie E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don’t pay for a tour, you just walk along the caldera path and it will end in oia or Fira depending where you are staying. It will take 4 hrs. Bring a back pack with water and sunscreen. Its a 12 km hike and there...More

1  Thank ladolcevita1976
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great way to get the best views in Santorini. Please make sure you have enough water, sunscreens and take your sunglasses with you.. It is not a tough hike by any means but I would recommended good shoes due to uneven path. Start walking...More

1  Thank Hiren P
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'll be honest- we should not have hiked this trail when we did. We were fooled by the wind in Imerovigli and left around 1pm.. bad move. A lot the uphill parts of this trail were very difficult for us, due to the heat. A...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had in my head that I would do this hike before I came to Santorini, and I’m glad I had researched it and did it. The island itself is overrun with tourists, so it’s hard to enjoy the towns of Fira and Oia...however beautiful...More

4  Thank Valerie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was expecting to meet a lot of hikers but surprisingly met maybe 8 . This is such a beautiful and serene hike . I cannot stress this enough . Wear good shoes and hike 3 to 3 -1/2 hrs . The view is stunning...More

1  Thank Lvutotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trail is a challenge definately not for children. Take water and snacks travel light and be prepared to experience amazing views. The trail is full of rocks so comfortable closed shoes are highly recommended. And this trail is not recommended for people afraid of...More

2  Thank BMRO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That about sums it up but here's some more tips: We started at about 9.45 and it took us about 4 hrs with lot's of pictures. The heat was not really a problem as there was a lovely breeze. The path that's outside the towns...More

Thank Ivona_Kolo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started early morning to avoid the heat as much as possible. Parked in Imerovigli at around 7.30 and first we hiked to the Roskos mountain for the views. Read many reviews saying this and that... We had running shoes and took us around 40minutes to...More

2  Thank Misko Mike A
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Response from Azi Y | Reviewed this property |
From the middle of Oia, it will be hard to find the trail (atleast it was for us) because it does not start from the paved walkway. Your best bet is to walk along whatever path [some on the street, not on the sidewalk] to... More
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