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Useful Information about Santorini

Map of Santorini

Map of Santorini

Santorinis official language is Greek, although English is widely spoken.
Santorinis currency is the euro (EUR), you can find a currency converter in this web site.

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Those from these countries can travel to Santorini for a period not exceeding three months without a visa: Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay.

For more information, visit this web of visas to Santorini.
There are no special vaccination recommendations for traveling to Santorini by day of writing.
As for the health conditions, Santorini is a clear destination, there are no problems when eating and drinking.
It is a safe destination.
Santorini has a horrifying history of volcanic eruptions, however, at present time the risk is virtually nonexistent.
Its very prepared to travel independently or with children without any problems.

Best time to travel to Santorini

 travel to Santorini

Travel to Santorini

The best time to travel to Santorini is between April and June and from September to early November.

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Summer months (July and August in particular) are very hot, while spring is the best time, avoiding high temperatures, the crowd of visitors is lower and housing is cheaper. The winter is rainy and autumn is unstable.
Spring is the best time to enjoy the sea, warmer, peaceful and friendly. The best sunsets and the lack of haze enables the days to be bright and transparent.

The colors of the Mediterranean, the light seems unreal. Perhaps the only downside that has this time of year is that their days are slightly shorter.
Summer is the mixture of the 2 above, but with a lot of visitors and higher prices.
Winter, from December to March is colder and less predictable. It is the perfect time for a trip with a cultural and performing a journey of archaeological and scenic court in Greece and perhaps leave the sea later this year.

Fees to pay in Santorini

Fees to pay in Santorini

Fees to pay in Santorini

There is no need to pay any fee to enter the island either by boat, ferry or plane .
Whats curious is that, upon leaving the island by boat from the main port of Santorini (Athinios), a small fee of 1.5 € must be paid. No need to worry about where to make payment of this fee, because at the same door to the boat or ferry, there is a person who is responsible to collect this small fee.

Weather Temperature in Santorini

Part of the blame for which Santorini is popular among tourists is because of its idyllic climate.

It rarely rains and even in summer, temperatures are not as high as in other parts of the Mediterranean.

During the spring and summer the sky is almost always free of clouds, while the weather is more dynamic during the autumn and winter.

Temperature graph Residencial Santorini

Temperature graph Residencial Santorini

Temperatures vary with a daily average of 29 º C in summer and 12 º C during winter.

However, moisture can be very high, which translates into horizons usually cloudy, blocking the view of the island of Crete.

Despite this, the constant breeze of the island makes the summer days quite comfortable, even when temperatures reach above 30 º C.