Santorini

About Santorini

Santorini is one of the most beautiful Greek islands,located in the southern part of the Aegean sea,

One of the most beautiful sunsets in the world, combined with an impressive scenery. White villages built on the edge of the cliff, red and black sandy beaches and a mysterious volcano. In all these i have to add the famous prehistoric city of akrwtiri, the better preserved prehistoric city in the world.

The best way to discover santorini, is a private tour by a licenced tourist guide.

Voted as the best island in the world,by the readers of the travel and leisure magazine.

Akrotiri

Discover the remains of a pre-historic city that remained buried for almost 4000years, under a thick layer of volcanic material, it gives us unique and valuable information about the art, architecture, and everyday life back in 2000BC.

Walking within a 4000 year old perfectly preserved settlement, getting to understand how the society was organized and how people lived their lives, seeing the paved streets, and the remains of large 2-3 storey building complexes, kitchen and toilette facilities, unique wall paintings and a perfect drainage – sewage system, is an experience surely not to be missed!

Places of Interest

Fira is the main town of the island, located above the old port, built on the edge of the cliff, offers stunning views. It's in the centre of the island and the most populated town, so most of the banks, shops, restaurants, hotels, and museums are there.

Akrotiri prehistoric museum, where the finds from the archaeological site of Akrotiri are displayed. Original wall painting together with unique pottery.

Archaeological museum, with the finds from the archaeological site of ancient Thira.

Oia, traditional settlement located in the most northern end of the island. Imagine white houses,narrow pebbled streets, fantastic view and one of the most famous sunsets in the world.

Kamari, located in the south-eastern coast of the island, most popular for its superb black sandy beach. Along the beach you will find a variety of tavernas and coffee shops.

Perissa-Perivolos, the most known and touristic beaches of the island. One very long black sandy beach, which consists of two smaller ones. Provides avariety of water sport facilities, diving shools as well as beach bars and restaurants.

Pyrgos,located in the middle of the island, built on top of a hill, with the remains of a small venetian castle and some beautiful byzantine chapels.

Wineries as wine is the main product of the island and its also quite famous. the island produces mainly white wines, however the most known is the "winsanto" which is a sweet dessert wine.

The volcano of santorini is the last active volcano of Greece. Its really impressive to walk on the top of the crater or sail around the volcanic islands.