The Caldera of Santorini Hike from Fira to Oia

Hiking Along Santorini's Caldera
Hike Santorini’s most impressive path: the rim of the island's famous volcanic caldera. This guided walk follows the edge of the volcano that inspired the myth of Atlantis. Along the way, learn about those who traveled the path before you, including ancient merchants, farmers, and sailors. 

You'll start in Fira, strolling through the traditional whitewashed village that hangs along the caldera cliff. Enjoy views of the sea and landscape, and discover the island's myths, legends, and history. As you start your hike and make your way to Oia, you'll stop to visit a few unique places to learn more about the island and take photos.

Along the way, immerse yourself in the island life, relaxing as you enjoy the sunshine, endless horizon, and the stark nature of Santorini. You'll stop in Firostefani, Imerovigli, and the outskirts of Oia, learning about local customs and traditions. As you hike the stoned path and over rugged volcanic terrain, enjoy more views of vineyards and terraced gardens.

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Itineraries with The Caldera of Santorini Hike from Fira to Oia

Active Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini - 8 Days

Hit three major hotspots on this active eight-day tour of some of Greece's most beautiful and iconic sites. You'll start in Athens, with a full day to experience the Acropolis and Greek mythology and buzzing neighborhoods before hopping a ferry to glamorous Mykonos. Here you'll explore beaches, boardwalks, and nightlife under the eyes of the island's famous windmills and take a horseback ride to the coast. End the trip in Santorini with its classic white-topped cliffs and caldera views, complete with island cruising, hiking, and stunning sunsets to spare.

Greek Hotspots in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini - 14 Days

Take a two-week jaunt between some of Greece's most popular sites with this itinerary. Start off with a spin through Athens, enjoying a food tour, and views from the Acropolis before you ferry out to Mykonos. Cruise around the island to experience its beaches and bustling nightlife, then head to your final stop in Santorini, where you'll hike, sail, and sip your way through Cycladic culture.

Culture & Adventure in Athens, Naxos & Santorini - 14 Days

Spend two weeks exploring Athens and some of the highlights of the Cyclades with this itinerary. You'll start atop the Acropolis before getting down into the streets of Athens for a morning bike tour, then head over to the Cycladic islands of Naxos and Santorini. Lounge on the beaches, sample some highlights of island cuisine, and hike alongside the famous caldera before you return to Athens.