Santorini

Santorini is one of the most alluring destinations worldwide. Its whitewashed houses, perched on the edge of the volcanic caldera, and its black-sand beaches create an unparalleled landscape. The island’s natural beauty, combined with its high level of service, make Santorini a once in a lifetime experience.

Things to do in Santorini

Santorini boasts numerous sites of unique archaeological and historical significance. Start exploring its millennia of history through a visit to the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri, the city of Ancient Thera and Santorini’s Archaeological Museum at Fira.

Santorini is also widely known for its exquisite wines, including the famous vinsanto, a dessert wine made from sun-dried Assyrtiko and Aidani. Many wineries, locally referred to as canavas, invite visitors to wine tasting sessions. In the island’s several wine museums, you can learn more about the centuries-long history of winemaking as well as about Santorini’s unique volcanic terrain.

Santorini culture

Discovering local culture and traditions is also one of the top things to do in Santorini. Locals keep their religious and agricultural traditions alive and integrate them into modern-day living. Ask us and we will share our calendar of festivals, music and social events, as well as tips about the best of Santorini food and local products.

Santorini architecture is one of the things that make this island unique, with structures and construction methods that cannot be found in any other part of Greece. The orientation of houses and churches is such that it optimizes exposure to both wind and sun. Allow yourself time to visit iconic Oia and lively Fira, but also to explore some of the lesser-known villages on the caldera and in the inland. 

Santorini food

Santorini’s climate and volcanic soil account for vegetable varieties unique to the island and distinctly rich in flavor. Do not miss the opportunity to discover the different faces of local cuisine, as served in both informal tavernas and gourmet restaurants.

Santorini’s mild climate makes it an ideal destination to visit any time of year. Click here to see the weather forecast.

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