Santorini, or Thira, is the top destination in Greece and among the most romantic destinations in the Greek islands and also in the world. Located in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades islands, Santorini Island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera. Amazing villages has been constructed on the edge of this caldera, with Cycladic architecture and breathtaking view to the sea. Apart from the fabulous caldera villages, Santorini Greece is also famous for the romantic sunset, the volcano and the luxurious resorts. The caldera villages of Santorini Greece are incredible with their traditional architecture, the paved streets and the breathtaking view to the sea. The village of Oia, in particular, is famous for the romantic sunset. Book a hotel at the caldera and the experience of your Santorini holidays will be unforgettable. Also do not miss the restaurants with the amazing view to the volcano. This volcano can be visited by boat tour from the old port of Fira.

Highlights in Santorini

Discover in a glance the best things to see and do in Santorini Island: - Oia -village Oia is the most beautiful village in Santorini, located on the northern side of the island. It is famous for its romantic sunset and the picturesque architecture. - Red beach The famous Red Beach is located on the southern side of the island. It distinguishes for the red sand and the red cliffs that surround this bay. Next to the Red Beach is the White Beach. Spectacular sunset Santorini is famous for its romantic sunsets. The best sunset on the island is seen from Oia, but equally gorgeous are the sunsets from all the caldera villages. - Active volcano In the centre of the sunken caldera is the volcano, that remains active till today. Boat tours from the old port of Fira go to the volcano and the hot springs - Minoan Site of Akrotiri The Minoan Site of Akrotiri is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. This town was covered by volcanic ashes from the eruption of Fira - Village Fira, also known as Thira, is the capital of the island. This is a wonderful village, constructed right on the edge of the caldera. It has traditional architecture and lounge nightlife.