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 »
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.
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 »