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Santorini owes its existence to its volcano. Being the only geological phenomenon of the Aegean Sea, the volcano created a place of unique beauty in its heart.

Both the island and its volcano will fascinate you during your holidays in Santorini. The volcano of Thira co-exists with the underwater volcano of Koloumbo, which is situated 8klm from Santorini, Nisiros, Milos and Methana, as well as the rest of the volcanoes in the Aegean Sea.

Santorini's volcano became active 2,5 million years ago and is still active today. Its latest volcanic surface in the Eastern Mediterranean was created just 50 years ago, on the island of Nea Kameni.

Enjoy your holiday in Santorini, a complex of five islands: Thira, Thirassia, Aspronisi and the Volcano (Palia and Nea Kameni) situated at the southern group of Cyclades.

It covers an area of 73 square kilometers and abstains 120 nautical miles from Piraeus.
There are boat connections to Piraeus, Cyclades Dodecanese, Crete.
By air the island is connected to Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Mykonos and many European cities.

Sightseeing in Santorini

  • Enjoy sightseeing in Santorini starting with your visit to the traditional villages of the island with the unique traditional Cycladic architecture.
  • The volcanic islets in the center of the islands of Santorini.
  • Palia and Nea Kameni.
  • The Wineries of the island.
  • Ancient Akrotiri archeological site.
  • Ancient Thira archeological site.
  • Prehistoric Museum.
  • Archeological Museum.
  • Byzantine Temple Diocese.
  • St. Nicholas Monastery.
  • Dominican Nunnery - Fira.
  • Monastery of Prophet Ilias - Pyrgos.
  • Cultural center "Megaro Gyzi", in Fira.
  • Folklore Museum of Emmanuel Lygnos, in Fira Nautical Museum.

During your holiday in Santorini you will discover the famous beaches of Kamari, Perissa, Monolithos, Perivolos, Vlichada, Columbus, you must not neglect to visit the red or white beaches in Santorini. You'll find black, red or white sand amidst rocks and boulders of all shapes and colors.

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