Welcome To Santorini Island

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Fira town, the centre of Santorini, hanging on the Caldera cliffs, making you feel like waking up in a postcard

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Santorini tomatoes, freshly harvested, small and sweet, will definitely cool you down in a warm summer day

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Little church in the middle of a vineyard

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Oia village & Ammoudi bay, view from a sailing boat

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Breathtaking view from Imerovigli, looking down to Oia village, Thirasia island and peeking at Sikinos and Folegandros islands

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Akrotiri Archaeological SIte, walk around the 17th Century BC city and feel like a time-traveler

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Traditional music player. If you happen to see a wedding, you might hear him play for the couple too!

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Blue church dome, blue sky and far from blue mood!

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Harvesting grapes to make some famous Santorini wine!

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Vlyhada beach, where the sand is black and nature carved a white wall behind you..

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Sunset time: view from Oia village, gazing Thirasia island and Oia’s “castle”

 

Explore Santorini

Gastronomy in Santorini: A unique experience
The island has been lucky the past two decades as its products and cuisine have been associated with tourism. This gave way in the production of and in making a good name in the culinary market. Agricultural products of Santorini such as tomatoes, split peas and capers are already known and sought after. The market’s need for continuous improvement, resulted in new proposals for local cuisine, with rare tastes based on pure and delicious raw material. A tendency to highlight the culinary peculiarity of the island has come to the front, through variations of traditional recipes and unusual combinations.


A “window” for volcanology
The present-day crescent shape of the island is a consequence of the activity of the volcano in prehistoric times feeding the myth of the lost Atlantis. Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion dated back 3,600 years and which created the current geological caldera; a giant central lagoon, more or less rectangular, and measuring about 12 by 7 km (7.5 by 4.3 mi), surrounded by 300 m (980 ft) high steep cliffs on three sides.

The mild activity of the volcano after this major eruption has built up two small islands within the caldera, Palea and Nea Kameni visited by hundreds of people everyday during the tourist season.

The impressive caldera dominates the west part of the island while the marvellous dry climate and the almost continuous sunshine create year-around conditions which are perfect for observation, photographs and videos under an extraordinary variety of natural lights and colours that give the visitor the exceptional advantage of reaching the interior of the volcano by boat.