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Travel Tips

In order to help you while you prepare yourself to travel to Santorini, Asteras Villas provided for some travel tips, supporting you before and during your vacation in Santorini...

  • Access

Santorini can be reached by direct flight during summer months and throughout the year by plane via Athens International Airport (El. Venizelos) with Olympic or Aegean Airlines. All companies fly daily to the Island with frequent flights available from early in the morning till late in the evening during the summer, and daily during the winter. For those who enjoy travelling by boat and want to experience the unique arrival at the Island that is best seen from the sea, there are several Catamarans daily (app. 4 to 5 hours) or Ferryboats (app. 9 hours) to accommodate you.

  • Climate

Santorini enjoys the typical Mediterranean climate, which is marked by extended periods of sunshine throughout most of the year, warm and dry summers, and mild winters.

  • Water

Tap water can be used for washing, bathing, and brushing your teeth.

  • Transportation

The main taxi station is situated in the central square of Fira. With prior notice we will arrange for you to be picked up from any location. The Bus Company operates daily bus routes around the Island.The bus terminal is located next to the taxi station in Fira’s central square and of course, we can always assist you to rent a car or a quad bike to freely experience the Island.

  • Banks

Banks in Santorini are open from 08:00 - 14:30 from Monday to Thursday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Friday. ATMs are available in most of Santorini’s villages. Visa Master and American Express card, as well as debit cards from internationally recognized financial networks, are widely accepted.

  • Currency

The currency in Greece is Euro (EUR or €). Notes in circulation are €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, and €500 bills. Coins come in denominations of €1 and €2, and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents. Click here for a currency converter.

  • Postal Services

Our national postal service is called “ELTA” and it is recognizable by its blue and yellow colours.

  • Electrical Appliances

The electricity supply in Greece is 220-250 volt, 50-cycle, alternating current. Adaptors are available at the reception.

Enjoy your vacation in Santorini. Enjoy your accomodation at Asteras Villas!

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