Did you know that Santorini has more than 450 churches of all shapes and sizes? While Santorini is a quite small island, it is densely packed with churches, chapels, and monasteries that can be found across the island’s villages. The iconic blue domes of Santorini are pretty much in every postcard you will purchase and … Continue reading Churches of Santorini- Top 7!
Did you know that the main port of Santorini used to be in Fira? The Old Port of Fira, also known as Fira Skala, is located 220 meters below the town and it used to be the main commercial port of the island until a few decades ago. The small port, which is at the … Continue reading Santorini Cable Car
Opinions differ with regards to this activity! Some love the experience and others don’t fancy the idea! We would say that the volcano is a must-visit attraction while in Santorini. So if you have the time, there are plenty of tours to choose from at different times of the day. Many local tour operators offer … Continue reading Volcano Hot Springs, Best Info and Tips
Fira is the charming capital of Santorini. It is located on the western cliffs of the island, right across the volcano and the volcanic island of Palea and Nea Kameni. Due to its central location, Fira is the biggest shopping and cultural center. It features numerous retail therapy options and remarkable museums where you can … Continue reading Explore Fira, the capital city of Santorini
On the northern side of Santorini, on a perpendicular slope of the caldera, Oia is a Cycladic village with the most unparalleled beauty! The cosmopolitan aesthetic, the well-dressed visitors, and the astonishing views on the background represent the uniqueness of Oia village (attention! I-a and not O-i-a). This easily explored town is a perfect destination … Continue reading Explore the town of Oia – a full guide
Have you ever wondered how many prehistoric settlements may exist and we have not yet discovered? How many things do we still have to learn about our past that will make us understand adequately our present? Well, the archaeologist Spyros Marinatos not only wondered but even more, he discovered in 1967 the prehistoric settlement of … Continue reading Do not miss visiting the excavations of Akrotiri
Santorini’s most unusual, exotic, and picturesque beach, Red Beach, is arguably one of the most well-known attractions of the island. It is a rather scenic and beautiful beach, which is worth a visit considering that it is a rare sight, where red is the dominant color. Majestic landscapes have given Red Beach the glory of … Continue reading Red Beach; the most famous beach of Santorini
Hundreds of visitors from all over the world have fallen in love with Santorini’s sunsets, while they all inarguably agreed that few places on earth can match their beauty and characterized the experience as a surreal one. The island that owes its beauty to one of the most major volcanic explosions in history offers mesmerizing … Continue reading Top 5 Sunset Spots in Santorini
Where is the Black Sand Beach? On the southeast coastline of Santorini, you will find two successive beaches, Perissa and Perivolos Beach. They both form one beach – that stretches for seven kilometers -famous for the black volcanic sand born during the great volcanic eruption. Located 15 kilometers south-east of Fira, Perissa is the beach … Continue reading The famous Black Sand Beach in Santorini
Santorini is widely known mostly for the enchanting town of Oia, the astounding views of the caldera and the volcano, the captivating beaches, and the diffuse idyllic atmosphere. Well, now it’s time to learn that Santorini is much more than that. Besides the remarkable historical tradition, the exquisite varieties of wines, the delicious local agricultural … Continue reading 5 reasons to stay at Finikia village in Santorini
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