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Fira to Oia Walk

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"If you want to enjoy the magnificent viewpoints of the island and the caldera, you should take an excursion from Fira to Oia. The two cities are connected by a 9 km long marked trail on the edge of the caldera. You will have the opportunity to stop several times to take beautiful photos, as the view is truly breathtaking! It is definitely one of the best attractions in Santorini. It is a pedestrian route accessible to everyone: Of course, a little effort must be taken into account, but you will be amply rewarded by the incredible views of the sea, the luxury resorts, the small churches scattered in the nothingness and the quiet, which is a little rare in Santorini. The path is well marked and the journey takes about 2 hours 30 minutes and starts right from the main square of Thira."
"Fira to Oia is an incredible hike with coastal views for the entire hike! It’s is just incredible! This would be my number one must do in Santorini. What a great way to walk to the other town, either Fira or Oia. You can start at either town and walk to the other. I would them recommend you take a taxi back to where you are staying after taking time to explore the town. This will allow you time to explore the town so you’re not having to rush off. The hike one way takes anywhere from 2 hours to all day. You want to take it slow and soak in all the beautiful views."
"We loved this day hike! You can go either direction, but we started in Imerovigli (where we were staying, but you can just as easily start in Fira) so we could get dinner and watch the sunset in Oia at the end of the day. At about 6 miles, this hike will take you 3-5 hours depending on your speed and the amount of photo stops you take along the way. You'll hike along the crater rim on an easy trail, but don't discount the heat. Take water, sunscreen, and a hat! Plan to taxi back or check the bus schedule for a cheaper option."

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