Santorini is the most famous island in the Cyclades. It consists of a group of islands Thira, Thirassia, Aspronisi, Palia and Nea Kameni. It became world famous thanks to its volcanic nature, which has endowed it with the biggest caldera in the world! The history of the island is just as impressive as its beauty.
The traditional architecture and the variety of entertainment and activities that it offers make Santorini a top tourist destination.
Explore the island and get to know the picturesque villages and the special beaches with the black sand and volcanic cliffs.
Fira, the capital of the island is built on the top of the caldera at a height of 260 m. from the sea. The city of Fira is considered the most beautiful Cycladic city. It is worth walking in the lively cobbled streets with tourist shops, cafes and crowded restaurants.
The famous Imerovigli is a traditional village that is worth walking in the cobblestone alleys and getting to know the old neighborhoods and the small churches. Its characteristic is that the settlement is built at the highest point of the caldera.
Visit Megalochori. One more village that preserves its traditional identity and wins the admiration of the visitors of the island.
Pyrgos is the highest mountain village of Santorini and it is worth to stroll through the streets of the village and discover the beautiful houses of the traditional settlement. It is worth visiting the monastery of Profitis Ilias which dominates the highest peak of the island.
Visit the archaeological site of Akrotiri. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Archaeological researches unearthed the well-preserved remains of an entire settlement buried under the lava. It is also known as the Pompeii of Greece.
The beaches of Santorini stand out for their peculiar beauty. It is worth to swim in the clear waters and enjoy the unique aesthetic scenery. The coasts with the black pebbles and the endless black sandy beaches, surrounded by the wild bulky rocks, cause awe. Perivolos, Perissa, Kamari, Monolithos, Vlyhada. Visit them and capture with your photographic lens their special beauty.
An excursion to the volcano completes your acquaintance with Santorini. Dedicate a day of your vacation to a volcano cruise. You will walk on the volcanic island and you will be photographed with a view of the crater. You will swim in the hot springs and you will see amazing beaches.