Santorini, officially Thira and classic Greek Thera, is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast of Greece's mainland.Download the Travel Map of Greece
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The bay of Santorini is the result of ancient volcanic activity and is an impressive and essential stopover for a romantic holiday in the Cyclades archipelago. Santorini is an island located in the southern Aegean Sea of Greece. The beauty of Thera, the main island, will astonish you with its villages with bright white domes perched 300m high, offering splendid viewpoints to admire the sunsets. With a rich local gastronomy and large black sandy beaches, the archipelago offers many activities based on its history, geography and ideal Mediterranean climate.
The beautiful and famous villages in Santorini include Perissa: a village far from the center of the island and few tourists so the room rates here are very cheap compared to other villages. The highlight in this village is that there are 3 beaches of Black, White and Red. Oia Village: is the most famous village of Santorini, so the hotels and resorts here are quite expensive. Located at the highest point of Santorini, Oia is known as the most beautiful place to watch the sunset in the world. Fira (Thira): is a village located in the center of the island, where there are many tourists, entertainment activities, bars and everything. The highlight in this village is that the prices of hotels, meals, and souvenirs are also cheaper than in Oia village. Imerovigli village, Firostefani village: is a village located between Fira and Oia villages, the highlight in this village is the quietness, not too busy, the sea view is also quite beautiful.
Coming here, walking around the villages, looking at the white houses leaning against the cliffs, wandering around to explore all the nooks and crannies, breathing the air here all day is never boring. It's a dream paradise. If you want to have a good place to watch the sunset, you need to come here around 4 to 5 pm, take a walk around to choose the best place to enjoy the beauty of the sunset that many people desire.
Santorini is a popular tourist area so hotel prices are very high, but there are some good quality hotels that are more affordable such as Smaragdi Hotel, Levante Beach Hotel, Horizon Resort.
You can try Lombranos, Aidani, Anemoloos or Almira restaurant.
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