Santorini, Greece iconic island, is famous for the most lovely sunsets in the world, for extraordinary panorama especially from Fira, Imerovigli and Oia, red or black beaches and not least for the title of most beautiful island.
The island is a major attraction for those who want to spend their holidays swimming on amazing beaches, touring impressive historical sites and gazing at the spellbinding sunset glimmering on the Aegean Sea and the wild beauty of the island.
Formed by a volcano, Santorini was originally a much larger island. Approximately 3600 years ago the volcano located beneath the island had what many geologist agree was likely the largest volcanic eruption in the history of earth and formed the current archipelago of four island surrounding the caldura, essentially the cauldron of the still active volcano that is located beneath the sea.
Thanks to its natural beauty, Santorini endures another plague – plenty of visitors during summer – when roads are blocked, restaurants are full and prices soar.
If you visit Santorini for the first time or you don’t get to spend many hours on the island, you must visit Visit the famous Oia village, Enjoy the amazing view from Profitis Ilias, Taste the award-winning wines of Santo Wines, Wander around Fira, the capital.