Santorini is located in the Aegean Sea and the southernmost island of the Cyclades island group. The island covers an area of 76 km2, and is one of the largest marine extinct volcanoes in the world.
On this most romantic Greek island, you will enjoy in this exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea, as well as the most beautiful sunsets from the town of Oia.
Precisely because of this, Santorini is valid for one of the most beautiful places in the world where you can spend your honeymoon. Beautiful narrow streets, with many restaurants, bars, taverns, souvenir shops and jewelries and beautiful views of the Aegean, will give you an unforgettable experience.
Fira is the capital of the island, which together with Oia, Imerovigli and Firostefani located high above on a cliff, make up the so-called “Caldera’s eyebrow,” the balcony of Santorini. Amazing view complete the beaches made of red and black sand and houses that are typical of the Greek coast – white with blue windows. The main attraction of the city is 300 meter long ropeway which, through incredible landscapes of hardened lava, leads to the edge of a volcano.
The whole group of Santorini islands is still an active volcano and probably the only one in the world, where the crater is located in the sea.
The former bottom of the volcano is today the bay within the islands of Santorini, which historically has been strategically important and influenced the turbulent history of the islands. The last eruption of the volcano, and a great earthquake occurred in 1950, when the majority of the population emigrated to the continental Greece. Today, the entire island is one huge geological museum where you can find a variety of geological structure and form.
The most famous and most beautiful beach is Monolithos, which is located 5 km from Kamari.
On the north coast of the island is the village of Oia, a place with white, marble streets that descend on the edge of a dormant volcano. It is known for the most luxurious hotels and the magnificent sunsets.
In the south of Santorini is located Akrotiri, the most important archaeological sites in the area of the Cyclades by which it was made famous legend of the lost city of Atlantis Mediterranean.
A visit to Santorini is a unique experience and anyone who likes to travel should not fail to feel the charm of this pearl of the Aegean.