Charming Aegean island Santorini from the depths of antiquity, with beautiful villages, romantic sunsets relaxed pace.
The island was named by the Venetians , who took control in the 13th century and dedicated to Saint Irene. A devastating earthquake in 1956 destroyed many of the ancient buildings, but carefully reconstructed in the traditional style and has lost none of its historic charm.
Santorini is formed in the sea in a crescent-shaped basin or caldera of an ancient volcanic eruption. The white houses perched on a cliff, the scattered churches and windmills scattered across the island complete a picture of a thousand words.
The fascinating ruins of Ancient Thira lying in the tall rocky headland called Mesa Mountains with a spectacular view to the sea. The Temple of Dionysus, the sanctuaries of Artemis and Apollo Carneios and thousands of other monuments invite you to discover.
The capital, Fira, ideal destination for cosmopolitan life as an attitude for cruise ships and has hotels, shops, restaurants and bars. Below the cliff romantic sunsets and traditional blue and white houses, while in the Tower attraction is the medieval castle of the 15th century.
Popular beaches such as Kamari and Perissa with striking black sand and pebble beaches ,Mesa Pigadia and Pori worth walking them.
Santorini accordance with the revision of the classification Koppen Climate is temperate desert climate and with Anafi are the only areas in Europe with this type of climate, with temperatures averaging 29° C in summer and about 15° C in winter.
To the island of Santorini is unique in the late spring, when the landscape is still green , the sea is warm and can not resist and can not swim, until early autumn.