The island of Santorini or Thira is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Santorini is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece. It is a small group of volcanic islands and its name refers to to Saint Irene. Called also Strongili and Kalisti, the island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera.
The island of Santorini is related to the myth of Atlantis, the amazing views from the villages of Fira, Oia perched on cliffs, santorinian sunset, the black and red beaches, the wine...
Thousands of visitors come to Santorini every year just to admire one of the most majestic sunset views in the world. The island has become a meeting place for romantic souls who have found a vacation destination that can only be described as "the poetry" of nature.
Others visit Santorini for its exquisite archaeological sites, including the famous ancient city of Akrotiri, considered by many to be the last remaining piece from the Lost Continent of Atlantis, which was "swallowed" by the sea due to a volcano eruption 3,500 years ago, as well as the magnificent archaeological site of Ancient Thira, the splendid Cathedrals and the Museums (Archaeological, Prehistoric, Folklore and Maritime).
On Santorini, you will experience the vacation of a lifetime, as no other island in the world offers such contrasting colours and impressive scenery. Stark white villages built on dramatic grey and red cliffs, red and black sandy beaches, and a mysterious volcano. Nothing can prepare you for the uniqueness of Santorini, Greece.
The "black pearl of the Aegean" welcomes you to a world of enigmatic beauty.