One of the most touristy, visited and crowded islands in Greece, Santorini still has a lot to offer if you ditch the crowd and find a place that you can claim for your own.
Part of the Cyclades, Santorini forms a “ring shape” that offers visitors fantastic views of the typical villages with white houses perched on the edge of the cliffs that ring the island’s rim.
The center of the ring is called Caldera, Santorini’s main natural attraction. Many visitors make their way to Nea Cameni Island, located in the Caldera a few minutes away by boat. Once there, you can climb to the top of the island or swim in a hot spring. Read the rest of this entry »
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Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze and rich cultural diversity to intrigue. Variety Cruises offers intimacy and personal service that larger vessels simply can’t provide – come discover the difference. Read the rest of this entry »
It is said that Santorini has some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world, and after a visit, you will have a very difficult time disagreeing. A link in the chain of islands that make up Greece, Santorini is the complete historical destination – whether for nature and volcanoes, the dark, pebble-covered beaches, or the picturesque white churches with their vibrant blue domes.
One of 1,400 islands, Santorini is one of the most popular destinations in Greece.
Dating as far back as the mythological days of Homer and The Odyssey, the beautiful European nation of Greece is a captivating place for people, both real and imagined. Featured time and time again in movies, novels and epic poems, the country thrives every day of the year, pleasing its visitors with ample activities, sights, dining, history, crystal clear seas and phenomenal architecture.
A country that revolves around water, Greece sets the bar for every other destination. Between the volcanoes spotting the horizon, the easily recognizable white and blue-tiled homes, churches decorating the coastlines and the history that dates back thousands of years, you’ll want to return here as soon as possible.
Everyone has a favorite spot for a sunset. Few rival those to be seen on the Cycladic island of Santorini. The island’s rocky cliffs, dotted with its famous white and blue homes and buildings provides a vista for a setting sun like no other. Rising out of the Aegean sea, Santorini is really a jewel among the many wonderful Greek islands. Set in its volcanic rim, surrounded by the bluest of water, the island and its villages are one of those destinations that find their way to the top of many traveler’s “must see and do before…” lists. Read the rest of this entry »