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Every year thousands of visitors come to this magical island of Santorini. Santorini is the most popular and hottest destination for the visitors with so many amazing things to do and see, which can’t be found in any end of this world.
Santorini is famous for it’s beaches of all shapes, sizes and colors, calm and quite villages, wineries, calderas, museums and breath taking sun sets and many more as discussed bellow:
Visit the beautiful villages of Santorini
Santorini consists of 18 villages with unique character and style. But all the villages are not so popular. You can visit few of the popular villages, which are touristy and very welcoming such as Fira, Oia, Ancient Akrotiri, Village of Perissa and Monoliths. Fira is the capital of Santorini and regarded as one of the best place for shopping jewelries.
Explore all the amazing beaches
The spectacular beaches of Santorini with color sandy beaches are one of the prime factors of attracting so many visitors. Don’t forget to enjoy the sun bathing on the crystal clear water of white, red and black sandy beaches. Walk to red beach and black extended sandy beach of kamari and Perissa. All these three beaches are very touristy and crowded all year long.
You will find the beaches are well organized with taverns, beach bars, cafes, sun umbrellas, beach bars and water sports to entertain the visitors.
Watch the breath-taking spectacular sunset
The sunset of Santorini Island is not only popular in Greece but also famous in all over the world. People often pronounce it as the most romantic sunset and couples prefer to spend late afternoon with the company of each other. There are special arrangements for visitors in most of the hotels to view the spectacular sunset view.
Almost all tourist like to see this sunset, so you can expect a bit of crowd when sun goes down into the sea
Explore the buried city of Akrotiri
Don’t forget to view the Archaeological site of Akrotiri. About 3500 years ago this city was buried by a severe volcanic eruption. The excavation of this city was started in the year 1960. This city was buried under the mass of volcanic ash. Lots of findings are preserved for the interested tourists. By visiting this city you will come to know many things about the lifestyle and history of people during 3500 years ago.
Visit the wineries
Santorini is blessed to have some of the finest vineyards in Greek Island. The Santorini wineries are also the point of attraction for visitors. By visiting the wineries you can taste the sample of wine by paying a very small amount of money. You will also get an opportunity to know the wine making process.
Enjoy the Mule ride
Go up the Caldera on a mule ride is an amazing experience. You can start your Caldera journey on a mule from the old Habour or Ammoudi. The mule riding may not be comfortable for you, but you should try this amazing experience.
Please bear in mind, that the Santorini mules rides are controversial, to say the least and you should look hard at the evidence before you, before you chose this option. Many animals are in poor health, ill-treated and continue to be a source of concern for international animal-based charities, who try year-on-year to reach agreement with local authorities about the supply and use of water and food as well as madatory rest breaks for these over burdened animals.
Take the charm of traveling with cable car
Santorini is regarded as the most photogenic island in Europe. Since decades it has been attracting nature lovers and artists. Cable car is the best way to enjoy the beautiful panorama of Santorini.
Santorini is a cosmopolitan vacation destination where you can get the opportunity for shopping. In the capital of Santorini Fira you will find shops are selling wonderful hand made jewelries, leather goods, gifts items, artwork, local produce and many more. So you can enjoy the shopping in Santorini.
Santorini is one of the most beautiful Islands in Greece. Don’t forget to view the Santorini Museums during your vacation in Santorini.