Places of interest
Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion, destroying the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and leading to the creation of the current geological caldera.Daily trips can be arranged for visiting the volcano.
The villages of Santorini Greece are considered as one of the most beautiful villages of Greece. Some are newly built to welcome the tourists. The famous villages are Oia and Fira. There are perched over huge cliffs and offer extraordinary views over the sea and the submerged volcano.
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Lignos Folklore Museum
Megaro Gyzi Museum
Naval Maritime Museum
Museum of Minerals & Fossils
Beaches in Santorini can be found to the north, north east, east, south & south east and south west coastlines. Typical beach characteristics are long stretches of black sand and small black pebbles due to the volcanic nature of the island. Some beaches have red or white sand. With spectacular rock formations.
Skaros Fortress, the Castle of Agios Nikolaos (Oia), the Tower of Nimborio (Emporio), Pyrgos Castle and Akrotiri Castle & Tower
The cable car carries passengers from the port of Gialos to the capital town of Fira. The journey takes about 3 minutes and is the perfect way to experience the sights of Santorini in all its beauty right from the top of the world.
The excavations at Akrotiri have uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. The first habitation at the site dates from the Late Neolithic times, at least the 4th millennium BC.
Ancient Thera, the Classical city of the island is located on Mesa Vouno, 396 m. above sea level. It was founded in the 9th century B.C. by Dorian colonists whose leader was Theras, and continued to be inhabited until the early Byzantine period.
The Wine Museum is an extraordinary natural cave, 6 meters below ground and 300 meters long. It presents the history and life of wine from 1660 to 1970 …).