The ultimum tourist destination!
The Island attracts people from all over the world and it’s an island, its visitors love from the first sight. The first picture, the visitors get, when visiting Santorini is an explosion of charm, due to the color contrasts of the island. The earth’s black volcanic color and the bright white light of the island’s houses, located inside the islands rocks of Caldera, along with the 13 settlements in the internal sectors of the island, consist that color contrast and provide to the visitors a unique experience.
Hundreds of couples from all over the world, choose Santorini to exchange their wedding vows, which is one of the reasons the island is part of the most cosmopolitan islands of Mediterranean. The second reason is because of Santorini’s beautiful sunset of Oia.
The island’s main sight is its volcano, which is the main reason for the islands existence. The visitors can wander to Caldera’s villages, walk in Thyra, which is the capital of the island, until they reach Imerovigli and Oia, to see the entire island in the colors of the sunset. The visitors can board on the small ships to travel to the small island of Palia Kameni, where they can enjoy their time to the hot baths, before departing to the island of Theresia. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Akrotiri, “Aegean Pompeii”, and the prehistoric settlement, which was discovered from the ashes of the island’s volcano and came back to light with the excavations, during 1967. In the islands “Prehistoric Thyra Museum”, located in Fyra, the island’s visitors can also find the settlements wall paintings.
The special beaches of the island, full of colors, offer a different relaxing style from what anyone would seek in an Aegean Sea Island. Black and Red sand, huge white rocks, along with clear sea waters, consist an ideal and unusual scene. Visitors can dive to the Red and White beach, in Perissa, Kamari, Vlychada and Akrotiri.
Santorini is considered to be a synonym for joy, clubbing and high gastronomy, and connecting traditional Mediterranean kitchen. Traditional Greek food, along with special varieties of the finest wines, coming from the top volcanic vineyards, is a “must do” thing in Santorini. The visitors can enjoy their time in live concerts, festivals, but also infinite bars and clubs in the capital of the Island, Fira.
As a cosmopolitan place, combining magical views along with endless entertaining, in an atmospheric background, Santorini is considered to be the main tourist destination for all tastes.