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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 sun.

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 shopping.

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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