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Vourvoulos Holidays

EXPLORE VOLCANIC VOURVOULOS

Located in the north of Santorini, a 10-minute drive from the island’s capital, Fira, the quaint village of Vourvoulos offers a serene escape from the bustling crowds, while still providing easy access to the main attractions. This picturesque village boasts traditional Cycladic architecture, with whitewashed buildings and blue-domed churches dotting the volcanic landscape, against a backdrop of rugged cliffs and the turquoise Aegean Sea.

Explore Vourvoulos’ charming streets on foot and discover hidden gems, like tavernas serving authentic Greek cuisine and local cafés offering panoramic views. The nearby Vourvoulos and Koloumbos beaches provide perfect opportunities for sunbathing on the dark volcanic sand, and swimming in the calm, shimmering water.

Take time to wander further inland to explore vineyards and wineries producing some of Santorini’s renowned wines, or hike along scenic trails that offer vistas of the island’s dramatic coastline. Vourvoulos offers a tranquil retreat with all the beauty and charm Santorini has to offer.


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YOUR VOURVOULOS QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

You can fly with easyJet direct to Santorini Airport (JTR), then either rent a car or jump in a cab to Vourvoulos, which is just 10 minutes away by car.
Fish taverns and cute local cafés serve delicious bites in a homey atmosphere, full of friendly people. Enjoy fresh, straightforward, and simple Greek island cuisine. 
Pop into Karterados, a tiny town that’s all about those Insta-worthy white houses that line the coast, giving off iconic Santorini vibes.

BEST THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN VOURVOULOS

Explore the village

Walk to Palio Chorio, the old part of the village, where you’ll find old traditional houses, and a cave. Stop for food at the traditional Aidani tavern in the main square.

Find a local secret

Koloumbos Beach is secluded and untamed, ideal for snorkelling, and considered one of the best beaches on the island by the locals.

Enjoy a fresh catch

Stroll down to the beach of Vourvoulos and the small fishing port. Eat the catch-of-the-day and Greek specialties at the To Limanaki tavern.
 

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