"Walking from Vlichada to Red Beach" Red Beach Tip by wroclawiak
Red Beach, Santorini Island: 22 reviews and 52 photos
This is the next walking tour I would recommend. I started my tour in Vlichada. There is a very nice port with a wind mill and a very beautiful beach. Go to the beach and stroll along the beach the ancient town of Ariotiri. It takes about 3 hours at snail's pace. I started in the morning but it is better to go on the tour in the afternoon because of the sunshine - the afternoon sunshine lights up the rocks better. The rock formations are very picturesque and vary in colour from light grey to ochre and dark yellow.
Keep walking along the coast. There are some cave houses in the rocks close to the coast.
Some of them are closed but in some of them the life flourishes. Then I arrived in the Acriotiri Beach. There is an ancient town of Acriotiri close to the beach. I went on after visiting the ruins towards the church Agios Nikolaos and to the Red Beach. The Red Beach is overcrowded. But if you go on 200m you find a stony beach for yourself only.
Address: Red Beach, Santorini island, 84700
Directions: about 900meters from Akrotiri excavations
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