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Santorini Cable Car

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Great ride

Really fast cable car ride with stunning views. Just be careful not to get caught up in the rush to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alan L
via mobile

What a complete rip off these cable cars are. Unfortunately when arriving via a cruise ship there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really fast cable car ride with stunning views. Just be careful not to get caught up in the rush to get back down, the queue is horrendous. The operators were efficient enough to hurry along the queue.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a complete rip off these cable cars are. Unfortunately when arriving via a cruise ship there are very few alternatives to getting up the mountain other than by walking or taking a donkey. The cost is 6 euros per person and that's each way....More

Thank c3cjs
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked down to the old port and knew as we descended that we would not make the return journey on foot for a number of reasons. We're quite fit but it's a long way up in the heat and didn't want to dodge the...More

Thank McDufus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Those cable cars moved more quickly than we thought they would, but they were true and steady. It really is the best way to get up and down. For those afraid of heights, you can sit facing the cliff so you really don't get to...More

Thank Travis P
Reviewed 1 week ago

very efficient to get up opposed to using the mules which are smelly or walking on the paths the mules use to get up the hill. Just beware there is a 6 euro cost . Also if there are a lot of cruise ships in...More

Thank TravelAngelika
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a very quick trip from the town to the old port but well worth it as the views are amazing.. yes you do have quite a wait but its well worth it.

Thank Hayley K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky and did not queue long for our ride from the Old Port to Fira, although it was full season. The ride is quick. I give it 4 stars for efficiency. Would not take it just for fun, as it does not last...More

Thank Ramutza A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 euro each way Can be very long lines though especially on way back to ships Allow time Quick and comfy Santorini v nice but little there A day is enough for the solo traveller Rent a moto Nice shops and v pretty

Thank samboDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So at Santorini we had a Tender boat to the port, we thought we would go round the old town which we did and it was beautiful. Old shops, vintage streets and iconic churches. We did stop for lunch well more like coffees and teas...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked down to the port but it was far too hot to walk back up. Unless you are prepared to take a donkey ride back up ( same price but slower), the cable car is the only option. however, it is a very short...More

Thank dee11916
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend checking out to see how many other ships and what times they are in port to gauge the cable car traffic. santorini . net / information / cruise-ship-calendar/ We were the first boat in at 8 when we went... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from KiminGranCouva | Reviewed this property |
If you have help getting it on and off it should be ok.