Car stuck in a narrow alley in Santorini just before Greek Easter

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Written By: Pavlos Inglesis

A rental car was stuck in a narrow alley in the village of Messaria in Santorini just before the Greek Easter Sunday, when its driver tried to squeeze in between 2 walls.

The result was not only for the car to get stuck but also to get uplifted a few centimeters off the ground!

Local Authorities have warned the public that there might be a slight delay on the removal of the car, as its location is very difficult to reach for a crane or a tow truck. The fact that it’s Greek Easter long weekend also doesn’t help…

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The rental car was stuck between 2 walls in Messaria village a day before the greek Easter Sunday

The narrow white-washed alleys of Santorini’s villages were not built for cars but for people and donkeys mostly. It’s always a very bad idea to push your luck while driving in Santorini or in any other greek island, to be honest.

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If you are really not feeling comfortable with driving, then there are definitely more ways to get around in Santorini.

A few years ago, a similar “accident” happened in a nearby alley in the same area.

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This car was stuck in Santorini a few years ago.

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Pavlos Inglesis
Greek, born and raised in Athens. I have been to almost every greek island and pretty much in every region of mainland Greece. I have also been eating souvlaki and gyros since the 80s. I love being a dad to my 2 beautiful daughters and also taking great photos of the places I visit. This is my blog to help you out explore the places I have visited with my inside tips as a Greek, knowing the ins and outs of my country and culture. Feel free to ask any questions in the comments section under the post you are interested in and I wIll try my best to respond asap.

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