The volcanic island of the Aegean

Santorini also is known as Thira or Thera, is considered as the precious gem of the Aegean, not for nothing. In fact, is a complex of 5 islands including the main Thera island, Therasia, Aspronisi as well as Palea and Nea Kameni. The impressive volcano, the incredible red and black-sand beaches, the breathtaking views and the stunning sunset are some of the reasons which place Santorini island the superstar of Cyclades.

Let’s explore further the hidden beauties of Santorini island!

The volcanic beaches 

Black and red sand shores, wild rocky surroundings and crystal waters, the beaches of Santorini provide a unique ambience of distinct beauty. The Red beach, Perissa, Kamari and Perivolos are by far the best beaches of Santorini island. So to speak, the Red beach is undeniably the most popular and the most beautiful beach on the island. The red rocky landscape along with the red and black small pebbles create the perfect combination with the turquoise water of the beach. A true painting! 

However, Perissa, Kamari and Perivolos beaches are also worth visiting! Kamari beach is close to Fira and it is ideal for families as it is fully organized with sunbeds and umbrellas as well as offers plenty of water sports activities. A regards Perissa beach, it includes well-organized facilities and offers stunning views as well as a beautiful black sand shore with crystalline waters. Last but not least, Perivolos beach is located only 3 km away from Perissa and stands out for the azure waters and the serene ambience. 

Ambling around the picturesque Cycladic villages

There are numerous things to do in Santorini. A stroll around the most picturesque villages of Cyclades is definitely a must! Do not miss visiting Fira, the capital of the island, Imerovigli, Oia and Firostefani. The breathtaking views of the most incredible Caldera of Firostefani village, the distinctive traditional architecture of Fira and the unique views of the volcanic islands, the iconic Oia as well as the spectacle Imerovigli arguably gives you an unforgettable experience. 

Santorini is a romantic shelter 

Santorini is also known as the most romantic island of Greece. Thousands of Greek and foreign tourists choose Santorini in order to get married, as it not only offers luxurious wedding venues but it also offers superb experiences for newlywed couples. Besides, the whole atmosphere of the island, the picture-perfect sunsets as well as the beautiful surroundings create the ideal background for the most romantic holidays!

The supreme wines and vineyards 

Apart from that, Santorini is also known for the production of exceptional  PDO and PGI wines. Domaine Sigalas, Santo Wines and Venetsanos Winery are among the most famous wineries of the island, offering supreme wine selections as well as outstanding facilities. A Santorini wine tour and wine tasting is simply an amazing experience! 

Summer vacation in Santorini will definitely be unforgettable!

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