The four seasons of Santorini

Santorini weather is mostly mild and sunny, making it a year-round destination. 


Spring is the season that transforms the Greek islands’ barren landscape, embracing it with a fresh veil of green. The scent of colorful wildflowers makes both hiking along Santorini’s paths, as well as an early swim in the sea an unforgettable experience. Santorini is also a perfect place to experience Greek Easter traditions. 


Summer is the season that is most strongly associated not only with Santorini, but Greece in general. The island becomes more vibrant and alive than any other time of year and a number of festivities and cultural events promise to make your visit more interesting. With the help of locals, you can discover those quieter villages and locations that will allow you to have the mix of relaxation and excitement that best serves your personal preferences.


Autumn in the Greek islands usually works as an extended version of the preceding summer. Air and water temperatures continue to be mild and pleasant until the beginning of November, allowing visitors to enjoy the same sea and sun experiences as in the summer months –minus the crowds.


Did you ever wonder what Santorini is like when ferries stop bringing thousands of tourists to the island and when seaside shops call it a season? Winter is a time of few visitors, making the presence of locals more predominant in the island’s villages. But more than people, it is nature that takes over the show. The winter light reveals the most mysterious and dramatic side of Santorini and winter is the magical time of year when you can hear the lapping waves and the whispers of wind.


So, which is your favorite season?

Let us know, and we will help you discover the face of Santorini that best matches your preferences!

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