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What is Santorini known for

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What is Santorini known for?

What is Santorini known for many people will ask! Well Santorini is a Volcanic island known for the blue dome churches, white houses, the beautiful view of the Caldera, the unforgettable sunset from Oia Village and of course for the very active volcano which is the small black island in the middle of the caldera

Santorini is one of the southernmost islands of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea. Its distance from Piraeus and Athens  is 128 miles, from Iraklion Crete 68 miles and from Rhodes 147 miles.

Travelers come to Santorini by Airplanes, Hydrofoils boats and ferries ( most popular ferries are the Blue Start Ferries). Most tourist travel from Athens to Santorini by Airplanes .

Geographical location of Santorini

The wonderful island of Santorini as we can see in a map of Greece located in the south east Aegean in the Cycladic group of Islands east of Ios and Folegandos Island. Very near to the South West of Crete of island .

Santorini is one of the most popular Island in Greece

When you come to Santorini you will discover that is one of the most beautiful Greek  island in Greece. It is recognized as the most valuable pearl in the string of the Greek archipelago. Universally known and attracting all kinds of people, aesthetes and romantics, realists and dreamers, who ardently wish to get acquainted with it. The Greek island of Santorinicombines long  beaches, azure seas, summer breezes, mild winters and an incredible medieval city and warm weather 9 months. Traveling to Santorini will yield some of the most unforgettable moments in your life.

We warmly invite you to come in Santorini, explore our beautiful island and discover your ideal travel experience. We are the primary travel guide in Santorini Greece. We give information for traveling to Santorini and also other travel information such us villages, beaches, photos, nightlife, car and bike rentals, private tours, weddings in Santorini. Find all the information about Santorini Hotels and accommodation. Luxury & economy hotels. Santorini travel tips, reviews and photos, posted by real travelers.

When you travel to Santorini you will discover that is one of the most beautiful Greek  island in Greece. It is recognized as the most valuable pearl in the string of the Greek archipelago. Universally known and attracting all kinds of people, aesthetes and romantics, realists and dreamers, who ardently wish to get acquainted with it. The Greek island of Santorinicombines long  beaches, azure seas, summer breezes, mild winters and an incredible medieval city and warm weather 9 months. Traveling to Santorini will yield some of the most unforgettable moments in your life !

We warmly invite you to come and travel in Santorini, explore our beautiful island and discover your ideal travel experience. We are the primary travel guide to Cyclades islands and Santorini Greece. Santorini Travel gives information for traveling to Santorini and also other travel information such us villages, beaches, photos, nightlife, car and bike rentals, private tours, weddings in Santorini. Find all the information about Santorini Hotels and accommodation. Luxury & economy hotels. Santorini travel tips, reviews and photos, posted by real travelers.

Santorini Villages and Towns 

  • Akrotiri-Visit the Venetian Castle and on the top with amazing views the tower La Ponta- Greek Bagpipe exhibition workshop-Daily music!]]
  • Emporio – Emporeio village lies in south part of Santorini, 12 km from the capital and is the biggest village in Santorini on the foothills of Mountain Prophet Elias.
  • Fira – the main stunning cliff-perched town, featuring all that Oia has, but much more overcrowded.
  • Firostefani – just 10 minutes walking distance from Fira, offering unique views of the volcano and sunset from it cliff-perched site.
  • Imerovigli – small resort town perched on the cliff a short bus ride away from Fira. Has absolutely stunning views of the sunset (all the way down to the horizon) and of Oia.
  • Kamari – black pebble beach. Has stunning views of Sunrise.
  • Karterados – 2km south of Fira. Here you can find the traditional Santorini architecture
  • Megalochori -Traditional village with a lot of old white cycladic churches.
  • Mesaria – The centre of the island. There is a small market on the road every morning with fresh fish. Do not miss the Argiros Estate to see a 19th century house fully rebuilt.
  • Monolithos – Nice beach and a few good taverns. Very good for children, as the water is shallow.
  • Oia or Ia – for unforgettable sunsets, probably the most charming cliff-perched place on the island.
  • Perissa – Nice, well-organized beaches and good Greek fish taverns.
  • Pyrgos – highest point on the island; picturesque monastery and streets, can compete with Oia.
  • Vlichada – a small village and a beach.
  • Vothonas – a small rock village, the church of St. Ann is here. Architecturally it is the strangest village on the island, as all the buildings were cut from the ravine that it is in.

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