The island of Santorini or Thira is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Santorini is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece. It is a small group of volcanic islands and its name refers to the Santa Irene.
Called also Strongili and Kalisti, the island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera.
The island of Santorini is related to the myth of Atlantis, the amazing views from the villages of Fira, Oia perched on cliffs, santorinian sunset, the black and red beaches, the wine...
Thousands of visitors come to Santorini every year just to admire one of the most majestic sunset views in the world. The island has become a meeting place for romantic souls who have found a vacation destination that can only be described as "the poetry" of nature.
On Santorini, you will experience the vacation of a lifetime, as no other island in the world offers such contrasting colours and impressive scenery. Stark white villages built on dramatic grey and red cliffs, red and black sandy beaches, and a mysterious volcano. Nothing can prepare you for the uniqueness of Santorini, Greece.
The "black pearl of the Aegean" welcomes you to a world of enigmatic beauty.
LET'S CREATE YOUR VACATION
Traveling with airplane :
Daily flights all year long from Athens International Airport. During the touristic season, Santorini's airport (JTR) welcomes a lot of charter flights from Europe, Asia, Middle East and Mediterranean seas' countries.
Traveling with ferry :
Santorini has daily connection by ferry from Piraeus (port of Athens), Paros, Naxos and few other Cycladic islands. During the touristic season there is daily connection with the most cycladic islands, Crete and Rhodes.
Weather in Santorini island :
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