Santorini is by far one of the most interesting and popular
destinations in Greece either chosen for leisure or cultural
purposes. The surreal landscape and the numerous sites together
with the astonishing black-sand beaches and the upgraded facilities
for visitors guarantee that a visit to Santorini will always bring
up memories in one's life.
There are sites of unique
archaeological and historical
value on this island, which prove the constant creative human
presence since the prehistoric times. The extremely evolved
prehistorical city of Acrotiri and the town of Ancient Thira are
the most important and exhibits can be admired in the museums in
the capital of Fira..
Santorini is also widely known for its exquisite
wines including the famous vinsanto . Many
wineries (canavas) are open to visitors who are able to taste them.
In wine museums you can learn more about the history and the
secrets of this nectar.
Tradition and customs are not
bypassed. On the contrary, they are cherished and preserved by the
people of Santorini and are integrated in their modern culture. You
will find many opportunities to bet closer to what really Santorini
is, through festivals, tastes, products and agricultural methods,
music and social events. In the folklore museum you can admire how
a part of that tradition is exhibited.
The architecture of Santorini is a unique element
since it presents shapew and construction methods found nowhere
else in Greece. Houses and churches are set wisely and made
especially in this particular way in order to be protected by the
fierce wind and their constant exposure to his majesty the
There are many villages on the island located
from the northern to the southest edge. Fira the capital of
Santorini is built on the caldera rim and here you are going to
find yourselves in the heart of entertainment, nightlife, and
The volcanic soil and the particular weather conditions have
differentiated the agricultural product of Santorini which are
twice as tasty as others. Find the taverns and gourmet restaurants
that respect the very interesting, local cuisine,
and take the chance to experience this gastronomic pallet.
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