Full-Day Trip to Santorini by Boat from Rethymno
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- Duration: 13 hours
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This trip was very well organised. Departure was sharp on time and the allocated tour guide was easily identified in Santorini. The sea jet had allocated seats and all went smoothly. The awesome views in Fira and Oia Santorini were worth the long trip. The only concern was the drive from the port to the Santorini cities: a narrow road with very sharp turns in the mountain and busy traffic. Big tourist busses travel both way on a one way road. Some of the busses have to stop and give way to the ones coming from the opposite direction. Drivers have great skill and courage still it's a safety hazard with a sharp 500 m down drop.
We were warmly welcomed by Michaelis and his wife. After a short introduction to the bikes the adventure began. The tour was very varied with lots of stops at interesting and beautiful local places and also personal stories from Michaelis. He is a very experienced and passionate guide, who always has a smile on his face and can give many insider tips for further holiday trips. All in all it was such a nice and fun trip with great impressions, views and a delicious lunch that some days later we've booked the next trip there - the advanced trip to Patsos gorge :) Many greetings from Berlin, Mandy and Michael
We booked this for our guests that flew to Rethymno just for our wedding. For the 7 of us we booked the 11 wine tasting and finger foods. The wine, the wine expert and the finger foods were fantastic. The only downside was us having hangovers from our wedding the day before. We went to House Of Wine on 5th October. We would definitely return. Highly recommended. But be warned you have a glass of wine each tasting not a shot then spit it out!!
The tour was great and Balos was beautiful. The only thing we didn't like was that the apparent soft white sand they promised was filled with rocks and seashells and cigarette stubs of other people. It was also very hard to get into the water because there are slippery rocks every where. It would've been great to get the tip to wear swimming shoes so you don't hurt yourself like I did. But everything was greta
The excursion was very good, perfect organized, we were not confused for a second, everywhere was a person to told us were to go and what to do this is very important when you have such a long trip. I think its the best solution to visit this beautiful and unique island, we had enough time to see everything. Thanks