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Karterados Santorini: It is a picturesque village just 2 km away from the town of Fira. The village distinguishes for its unique architecture and natural landscape. The lovely Mediterranean village is surrounded by uncountable vineyards that create a beautiful setting.
Karterados in Santorini offers a plethora of modern amenities like ultra modern sport facilities, ethnic taverns with scrumptious delicacies, cozy cafes and lively bars. In addition, there is an old bakery making homemade bread and delicious cookies.
Several whitewashed churches with brilliant architecture are found around the village, while the location of church of Agios Nikolaos will take your breath away. The beaches are truly attractive offering total tranquility.
A visit to Karterados reveals a number of traditional stone built houses and 19th century elegant mansions that many shipowners built here, witnessing the prosperity of the past. As you go follow the road past the village you will meet the tranquil rocky beach of Exo Gialos. Finally you will find numerous hotels to accommodate you.
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There are many different ways to get to Karterados from any location on the island.
Airport to Karterados: 3.5 Km / 2.1 miles | Port to Karterados: 8.5 Km / 5.2 miles | Fira to Karterados: 2 Km / 1.2 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 Karterados and many other places of interest in Santorini at their own pace.
Public transfers: Karterados village is located one stop after Fira of the bus route Fira > Akrotiri. 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 Akrotiri approximately every 1.5 hours. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Santorini airport to Karterados: 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 Karterados, following the route Fira > Akrotiri.
From Santorini port (Athinios) to Karterados: 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 Karterados, following the route Fira > Akrotiri.
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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