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Ammoudi Santorini: Ammoudi is the charming port of Oia in Santorini, a tiny settlement with just a few traditional buildings built around the natural bay. In Ammoudi, there are port services and a few taverns. Several fishing and tour boats moor there during the summer, creating a very picturesque scenery.
Ammoudi is encircled by the impressive high red cliffs and it is considered the most picturesque area of Santorini. Approximately 300 narrow and steep steps lead the way between Ammoudi and Oia. A small rocky beach stands right next to Ammoudi, ideal for snorkeling. Several tour boats stop in Ammoudi on the way to Thirassia islet and the famous volcano.
There are many different ways to get to Ammoudi from any location on the island.
Airport to Ammoudi: 18 Km / 11.1 miles | Port to Ammoudi: 24 Km / 14.9 miles | Fira to Ammoudi: 13.2 Km / 8.2 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Santorini transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 690 679 4316, 0030 22860 22555.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Santorini with as little as 14.5 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Ammoudi and many other places of interest in Santorini at their own pace.
Public transfers: In Oia village lies the terminal of the bus route Fira > Oia. Ammoudi village is approximately 1.5 km away. Fira is where the central bus station of the island is located. There are bus connections between this bus station and the most areas of the island. There are buses to Oia approximately every hour. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Santorini airport to Ammoudi: There’s a bus station at the airport located between the arrivals and departures buildings. The buses that depart from there take visitors to the main bus station in Fira village, which is 5 km away. There is a bus from Santorini airport to Fira approximately every hour. From Fira, visitors should take another bus to reach Ammoudi, following the route Fira > Oia.
From Santorini port (Athinios) to Ammoudi: The bus station is located on the port of Santorini. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Santorini can take a bus to Fira Central bus station, which is 8.5 km away. From Fira, visitors should take another bus to reach Ammoudi, following the route Fira > Oia.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.
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