The words are useless when it comes to Santorini! A multi voted Winner Island with its breathtaking sunset attracts million of tourists every year from all around the world. The diamond of the Aegean sea enchants with its clear waters and the active volcano in the middle of the sea. It has rapidly gained fame as a “wedding destination” for couples not only from Greece but from all over the world, as it offers enticing romantic atmosphere surrounded in the whole island.
Fira is the largest settlement and the capital of the island. Build on the “eyebrow” of Caldera it offers a relaxing stay. There are museums and archaeological temples where one can enjoy the history of the island.
It is built linearly on the rim of the Caldera at its highest point and offers spectacular views of the volcano. It is a peaceful area based on a particular architecture and attracts leisure tourism. Here, there are luxury hotels, restaurants, taverns and cafes.
It is almost connected to Fira. The blue dome of the Virgin of St. Theodore has starred in several photos across the world and it should be visited once it is open. It is recommended to walk from Fira to Firostefani and then to Imerovigli through the old path, as it is one of the most beautiful walks on the island; you can enjoy the magnificent views of the Caldera and the settlements from many different sides.
Santorini, due to its particular climate, has many traditional and delicious products that everyone should taste at least once: cherry tomato, fava, katsouni, white eggplant, capers, wine, split-peas puree, white aubergine and chlorotyri (cheese)
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You can reach Ammoudi, a picturesque port that is a must see of Santorini, by descending the 214 steps that separate it from Oia. The commercial port of 19th century, today welcomes fruits sea’s lovers who are willing to enjoy fresh fish and seafood.