Santorini, ranked Number One Island in the world, a honeymooner’s dream destination, a legendary ancient island that endured one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in history – Santorini looks and feels like no other place on earth.
It’s the quintessential island; immediately recognizable and certainly a slice of paradise with towns of whitewashed adobe-style houses perched on the edge of the active, yet dormant, volcano. White marble streets lined with shops and cafes, the sapphire Aegean Sea below, glorious sunsets that light up the caldera and breathtaking views. What’s not to like!
Santorini embraces all that has made the Greek islands legendary – impressive beaches, unparalleled architecture, dramatic cliffs and quaint villages. Take a trip on one of the hundreds of Santorini donkeys or mules up the 588 zigzagging steps to the picturesque capital city of Fira, or opt for a cable car ride instead. The panoramic views from Fira, set atop a ledge overlooking the sea, are awe-inspiring.
Fira, along with the small cliff top villages of Oia, Imerovigli and Firostefani make up the “Caldera’s eyebrow” – a balcony offering magnificent views of the volcano, the Aegean Sea and world famous sunsets that seem to be highlighted with every color of an artist’s palette....read more