Santorini or Thira is the southernmost and most famous island of the Cyclades. It has excellent tourist infrastructure and stands because it combines traditional elements with all modern luxuries and offers its guests high quality services. The uniqueness of Santorini comes from the volcanic nature.
The volcano, whose history is identified from ancient times until today with that of the island is a trademark of Santorini. The traditional architecture, the unique caldera and the large variety of entertainment options and activities offered make Santorini a top tourist destination.
The tour of the island fills every visitor astonishing picturesque beauty not seen elsewhere. Traditional villages built on the rim of the Caldera overlooking the sea. Such are Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia. Walk the cobblestone streets and indulge their charm. And of course enjoy the famous sunset of Oia from the edge of the caldera. The sight is unique! But all the villages deserve to be known. Vothona and Karterados with it’s old caved settlements, Emporio with the fortified architecture. The village of Mesaria surrounded by vineyards.
From these famous vineyards the largest amount of wines are produced on the island. And of course Akrotiri where there is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. The ancient settlement of Akrotiri with the remarkable findings. The beaches of Santorini impress with their unreal beauty.
These landscapes cannot be seen anywhere in Greece. Swim in the famous black sand beach of Kamari, the Red beach surrounded by red volcanic rocks and black sand beaches of Perissa and Perivolos which are considered the most popular and organized on the island. Vacation opens your appetite! We suggest after your visit to Akrotiri or your swim at the famous Red Beach, to have lunch at the traditional tavern of Maria. It is situated in the main square of Akrotiri and serves local dishes like Santorinian fava, tomatoe fritters, white egg plants, fresh fish and seafood, meat dishes and more. Try the exquisite flavours of the local cuisine and indulge in culinary pleasures.
A trip to the volcano will be unforgettable. The cruise with traditional boats will be the peak of your holiday. You will walk up the volcanic island to the crater and take photographs overlooking the crater. You can swim in the hot springs and you will see amazing beaches accessed only at sea. Taste and buy local wine! Visit the traditional wineries of the island. You will learn important information about the production of wine and taste the unique varieties. Such as Assyrtiko, the famous vinsanto and Nykteri.