Ferry Tickets to Santorini
Santorini is the island with the most majestic sunset, breathtaking caldera, luxurious accommodations and the most exotic beaches.
If you’re still wondering where to spend your vacation this year in Cyclades, look no further. The search is over! Whether you’re looking for a quick getaway for a couple of days or even a daytrip, Santorini can actually offer you everything you desire.
Santorini is literally built on a cliff, full of various churches with painted domes and of course let’s not forget to mention the impeccable volcano located in Thira where thousands of visitors’ rush over every year to discover the unrivaled beauty of mother nature.
Begin your adventure by visiting Ancient Thira a city located on the steep rocky promontory of Mesa Vouno, its ruins were discovered in 1895 and the excavations of the ancient settlement were of great historical importance. After seeing the architectural sights, you can also admire the alluring panoramic view from the top of the cliff.
Speaking of archeological sites, we could not fail to mention Akrotiri, one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean Sea. The earliest finds found during excavations indicate the presence of a settlement here as early as the 4th millennium BC where Akrotiri is associated with the Minoan civilization.
Another must-see place is Imerovigli, a tiny picturesque town located on the edge of an enormous caldera in the northwestern part, just a few kilometers from the administrative center of Fira. It is a traditional Cycladic settlement, with labyrinths of narrow streets climbing stone slopes and snow-white temples with blue domes such as Panagia Malteza, Ai-Stratis, Agios Ioannis, etc.
Last but certainly not least, is Ia (Oia), where is it said that the most bewitching sunsets can be found there. Every year, millions of people visit Santorini just to witness the view of the sunset standing on the edge of a cliff.
For those of you who want to focus on having a great sun-kissed body, make sure to visit the islands beaches such as Perissa where it makes the ideal combination of black lava sand and dark blue waters. Next in line should be the Red beach located just a few steps from Akrotiri where the contrast of fiery red rocks and turquoise waters is absolutely extraordinary. Other great options are Kamari, Mpaxedes and Monolithos. The enchanting phenomenon of the Volcano, offers you the opportunity to visit beaches with white, red and black sand with incomparable beauty.