Santorini Travel Information

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Santorini Scene Even if you’ve never been to this Cyclades island in the Aegean Sea, you’d still recognize it immediately – candy-colored houses carved into cliffs, sapphire waters, gleaming white buildings topped with half-spheres the color of a stormy sky. Here you’ll find peace as you roam the black sand beaches or the streets of a provincial village like Imerovigli. Beautiful Oia is world famous for its sunsets, which seem tinted with every shade of an artist’s palette.

Things to do in Santorini: Hiking Trail Fira - Oia • Amoudi Bay • Akrotiri Archaeological Site • Sunset in Oia • Domaine Sigalas

Highly rated hotels in Santorini: Andronis Boutique Hotel • Canaves Oia Suites • Art Maisons Luxury Santorini Hotels Aspaki & Oia Castle • Andronis Arcadia Hotel • Katikies Kirini Santorini • Astra Suites • Santorini Princess • Andronis Luxury Suites • Canaves Oia Epitome • Dreams Luxury Suites • Perivolas • Katikies Chromata Hotel • Trieris Villa And Suites • Iconic Santorini - A Boutique Cave Hotel • Katikies Garden Hotel • Desiterra Luxury Suites & Villas • Phōs The Boutique • Astarte Suites • The Tsitouras Collection Hotel • Apanemo • Alti Santorini Suites • Grand View Hotel



Greece's electricity is 230V 50Hz and uses plug types C & F
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Plug Type: FElectrical Plug ImageElectrical Socket Image

Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Santorini Airport is 1,643 miles. Santorini's IATA airport code is JTR.


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Climate: Santorini experiences a semi-arid bordering on a Mediterranean climate. The summers are warm and moderately dry, with most days going by with barely any rain and ample sunshine. Winters are mildly cold and moderately wet. Summer extends from May through July, and the temperatures can reach highs of 30°C. Much of the rainfall is received in December and January, albeit in minimal amounts.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(One way)
Tier Points
(Return)
Economy 20 40
Business 80 160


Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Santorini, (Zone 3, 1,150-2,000 miles)

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
Economy9,25010,750
Club17,75020,750


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