Santorini (or Thira) is part of the Cyclades group of islands and it is located 128 nautical miles from Piraeus. The total land area is 73 sq. meters and its population is about 13.500 people.

Santorini beaches

The volcano of Santorini is the reason for the creation of some of the most beautiful and special beaches in the world. The Red and the White beach in Akrotiri, the immense Black beach that begins from Perivolos, continues in Perissa and Kamari and ends at Monolithos are only a few of those beaches that you should not omit to visit.

Santorini villages – architecture

The characteristic of Santorini's architecture are unique in Greece. The houses are built in a special way, in unique harmony with the volcanic landscape of the island, in a way that offers protection from the strong winds, without losing, however, its unique Aegean light.

There are lots Santoriniof villages all over the island. On the east side, with a view of the famous Caldera with the golden sunset, there is Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia. On the west side, the coastal villages of Kamari, Perissa, Vlyhada are expecting their summer visitors, while in the center of the island, the villages Pyrgos, Emporio and Messaria have a view of the Aegean Sea and of the surrounding islandsσε όλο το νησί.

Santorini food – entertainment

The volcanic soil of Santorini and the special climate conditions result in the production of unique agricultural products with special taste. On the island you shall find traditional taverns and also sophisticated restaurants, where you can taste local products. Do not forget to visit one of the wineries of the island to try the unique wines of Santorini, the protagonist of which is the world famous Vinsanto.

Santorini is an island for all tastes. For the fans of nightlife there are bars and clubs that are open all night long in the central villages, while the lovers of adventure and exploration will certainly fill up all their vacation days by exploring this unique island.