SANTORINI

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Discover the beautiful Greek island of Santorini

There are many beautiful Greek islands that are perfect destinations for holidays and travelling anytime of the year. One of the most famous is that of Santorini, which is located in the center of the Aegean Sea and is part of the chain of Greek islands known as the Cyclades.
Santorini is a totally unique island that has constantly evolved over the years due to the presence of an active volcano. The morphology and geology of the island makes it one of extreme charm and beauty, attracting huge numbers of visitors from all corners of the world.
Santorini is home to a number of lovely towns and villages, each of which offers visitors a chance to glimpse into the past of this incredibly historic and enchanting island. From the capital town of Fira in the centre, to Oia in the north and Perissa in the south - each part of the island is unique and combined create this truly magical setting for your holidays in Santorini
The island has a number of beautiful and very different beaches that you can enjoy during the hot summer months. The beaches of Perissa and Kamari in the south of the island are known as the Black beaches due to the black colour of the find sand you will find on them.
The Red Beach in Akrotiri is perhaps the most famous in Santorini and is visited by huge numbers of visitors who come to see the red rocks that create the backdrop to this small but amazing beach. There are also other beaches you can enjoy all around the island, some of which are often very empty and extremely peaceful.

There are many interesting sights and attractions to see on the island including a number of museums, archaeological sights, churches, wineries and of course, the famous volcanic islet that is found in the middle of the caldera.
There are daily boat trips to the volcanic islet of Nea Kameni, as well as to the hot springs of the Palio Kameni islet. We can also arrange a selection of private boat trips around the island, so please contact us for more information about these.
If you are a person that enjoys sports and activities then the island has a nice choice of things to do such as scuba diving, hiking, water sports and much more. One popular excursion on the island is to walk up to the archaeological site of Ancient Thira, which is located on the top of a huge rock that separates the southern towns of Kamari and Perissa.
For those who enjoy fine food and wine, then prepare for a wide range of gastronomical delights when you visit Santorini. The island is famous throughout Greece, as well as the rest of the world, for it's unique wines. There are a number of wineries that you can visit where you can sample some of the islands most popular wines. At one of the many restaurants and tavernas on the island you can enjoy a great selection of local cuisine, as well as a range of international flavours.
The town of Oia in the north of the island is one of the most famous destinations for visitors who want to enjoy a famous Santorini sunset. In the village you will always find crowds of visitors during the late afternoon and early evening during the summer months who head here to watch the beautiful sunsets. You can also find many other excellent locations around the island to enjoy the sunset, but Oia is always the most popular.
Whatever type of holiday you are looking for, you can be sure that you will find it in Santorini. The island has air connections with locations all over Greece and also caters for charter flights during the summer months.

There are daily ferry connections between Santorini and Athens, as well as other islands in the Cyclades and Crete.
Useful Telephone Numbers for Travelling to Santorini
Blue Star Ferries - Santorini
( + 30 ) 22860 22958
Hellenic Seaways - Santorini
( + 30 ) 22860 22478
Olympic Airways - Santorini
( + 30 ) 22860 28400
Aegean Airlines - Santorini
( + 30 ) 22860 28500