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5 good reasons to visit Santorini

Santorini, the mythical island of the Aegean Sea, looks like a landscape from a fairy tales. Here are 5 good reasons to visit Santorini and to enjoy fully your stay.

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The travel

Santorini has an airport but we advise you to go to Athens and to join Santorini by ferry. Why? Because you will have time to breathe the fresh sea air and enjoy the beautiful view of the multitude islands surrounding the city.


You also must visit the small island of Thirasia which was attached to the island of Santorini before being snatched by the Minoan eruption. This little paradise in the Aegean Sea is inhabited by only a hundred people. It is the ideal place to relax.

The historical origins

In the past (thousands years ago), Santorini was a very active volcano that destroyed a large part of Greek civilization during a violent volcanic eruption. So you will be able to visit the volcanic islands of Palea Kameni (Old Burnt) and Nea Kameni which were created after the volcanic eruption.


Take an hour each day to relax and enjoy the last sun rays. Particularly on the west coast of the island, sunsets are beautiful and unforgettable. This is why the majority of restaurants and bars are facing the sea in order to offer to visitors an incredible show.

Culture and cuisine

Try the local lifestyle and Greek culture that are more pronounced in Santorini compared to other places in Greece. Do not miss to taste the local wines, salads and seafood. If you visit Santorini in August, you will be able to enjoy the wine and food festivals. Jazz Festival and the International Music Festival are organized in June and September.

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    August 6, 2015 - 6:36 am | Permalink

    Very good information. Lucky me I came across your blog by
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