Hikers across the globe dub this popular hiking trail as the Earth’s most beautiful hike and for good reasons. While walking along the rim of the volcanic Caldera, you’ll experience the breathtaking, panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean islands and whitewashed, blue-topped Cycladic chapels.
Start your epic caldera trail hike with a convenient hotel pickup. Take a scenic ride with your tour guide to the old mule path that connects Santorini’s capital city of Fira to the coastal village of Oia. The path takes you past the village of Imerovigli, which features Cycladic-built homes and structures and the monastery of St. Nicholas–the Firostefani. Then you’ll take a break in the square of Imerovigli with your group, to enjoy a delicious light lunch.
Continue your tour passing the iconic Prophet Elias chapel–an Orthodox chapel that sits atop a mountain and offers picturesque views of the surrounding villages and skyline. Continue your hike down the path that leads your way. Get your camera ready for Insta-worthy pictures of the views of Thirasia island afar as you approach Oia. Enjoy the 360-degree views of the nearby villages, seaside and more as you watch the spectacular sunset from the hilltop.
From panoramic views of the Aegean Sea to a serene hike down an authentic mule path, there’s much this exciting hiking tour has to offer. Cosmopolitan Santorini off the beaten track for active, thinking travelers!