The Amazing Santorini Island, Greece

The Amazing Santorini Island, Greece

LOCATION & LANDSCAPE

Among all the Greek Islands, Santorini is probably the one most people know and dream of visiting. It’s the island where you will find red cliffs, black beaches, white windmills, cave houses, and blue domes that adorn so many postcards. Located at the southern Aegean Sea, about 63 nautical miles south of the island of Crete, Santorini, it’s the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, with an area of approximately 73 km2. Santorini is a vast natural geological museum where you can notice significant geological structures and forms! The municipality of Santorini consists of the island of Thirasia, the two volcanic islets of Nea Kameni and Palaia Kameni, the uninhabited island Aspronisi, and the islets Christiana. Kameni in Greek means “Burned,” and Palaia and Nea Kameni constitute today the active volcano of Santorini, probably the only volcano in the world whose crater is in the sea. Santorini Private tours can be the most amazing experience of your life.

 

SANTORINI PRIVATE TOURS

Santorini is a romantic getaway in Greece. Visiting this magnificent island, you can experience Santorini private tours, according to your interests. Enjoy crystal clear waters while resting on the edge of an active volcano in the middle of the sea! Sail or dive into the Blue. Santorini is very well known as a wedding destination for couples from Greece and worldwide. A trip to Santorini is maybe a dream for anyone who has seen a picture of the island’s famous Caldera. Also, Santorini’s famous sunset is the ultimate romantic experience! Santorini private tours feature the traditional whitewashed houses with a unique architecture made of local stones and volcanic ashes. The locals used to insulate their rooms with air-filled pumice. The houses are cool during the summertime while warm during wintertime. Although they’re relatively small, there are more churches than residential dwellings on the island of Santorini. Most of them are also private churches.

Fira, the island’s capital, hanging at the edge of the Caldera, attracts everyone. It looks like a marvelous painting. Together with Oia, Imerovígli, and Firostefani, located high above on a cliff, Fira makes up the so-called “balcony of Santorini,” which offers a fantastic view: the volcano.  It’s a must to see smaller villages as Akrotiri, the prehistoric site, Pyrgos, Karterados, Emporio, and Finikia. You can visit all of them as an individual -or even better- through Santorini’s private tours. Looking from the island’s highest peak -the mountain of Prophitis Ilias- you can see the unique view. Vineyards, whitewashed cave houses, cliff-top towns with castles affording amazing views out over the Aegean are everywhere. By booking Santorini private tours and soaking up the villages’ distinctive traditional atmosphere are an enriching experience.

 

SANTORINI –THE CULINARY PARADISE

A visit to Santorini is a gastronomic experience because the island is a true culinary paradise! Try to taste our famous products like cherry tomatoes, white eggplants, fava, zucchini, caper. You can try some of the exceptional wines produced from grapes grown in the volcanic soil for wine lovers! Assyrtiko, Athyri, Aidani, Mantilaria, and Mavrotragano are a few of the distinctive varieties that you can taste at the island’s famous wineries. Vinsanto is the most famous wine on the island, a dessert wine of sun-dried Assyrtiko, Athyri, and Aidani (white grapes) with a red color!!! The maturity of 6 years in oak barrels gives intense aromas, like raisins, apricots, and figs. Notes of coffee, bergamot, and again dried fig are the most distinct.

Want to know the real Santorini?

Santorini is expecting you! You can travel to Santorini by airplane/charter or by boat from Piraeus -Athens.

Don’t think twice! Experience the once-in-a-lifetime romance and charm of this pearl of the Aegean.

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