Why should we go to Santorini?
Santorini is the best romantic holiday destination all over the world. Luxury whitewashed houses perched on caldera cliffs with extraordinary views to Aegean Sea, mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets and a wide range of romantic activities are some reasons why this volcanic island is so popular.
Is Santorini Greece worth visiting?
The reason why Santorini is always on someone's list of the most beautiful islands in the world is because it has all of the romantic and stunning visuals fit for magazines – white-washed houses, blue domed churches, turquoise waters, classic windmills, boat excursions, volcanic island, wine-tasting, black-sand beaches
Why Santorini is the best Greek island?
The rare natural beauty of Santorini, the breathtaking caldera, the views, the extraordinary volcanic beaches and the lunar landscapes are the wondrous results of this eruption that can only be admired in Santorini. In this incredible “canvas” everything is totally harmonious.
What do you love about Santorini?
Santorini is probably the most instantly recognizable Greek island, with dramatic cliffs, jaw-dropping blue domed buildings and pristine whitewashed buildings. The fantastic food, stunning panoramic views, romantic sunsets and beautiful beaches, made it a truly incredible place to visit.
What is Santorini known for?
The island is famous for its vineyards and wineries and some of the wines produced have became renowned around the world. The island is also famous for its fava, a vegetable that looks smaller than a pea, and the very tasty cherry tomatoes that only grows on Santorini.
Is Santorini the city of love?
Santorini is world renown for being “the island of love”.
What is the main part of Santorini?
Fira is the capital of Santorini, offering an exceptional experience at shopping malls and bar clubs. Oia, on the other hand, is popular for luxury hotels, shopping malls, and its village feel. It is also near Ammoudi, allowing you to enjoy gourmet dinners. However, it tends to get crowded during sunset time.
Is Santorini only for couples?
What makes Santorini the ultimate destination for solo travelers, friends, group travelers and families? You can have just as much fun as all the couples. You can enjoy everything from cooking classes, wine tastings, and sailing while experiencing the area's world famous sunsets.
Where is the best part of Santorini to stay?
The best area to stay in Santorini is Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli and Oia. These are the towns that make Santorini so special. If it's your first time on the island, you should definitely stay on the caldera side, as that's what Santorini is famous for.
What is the best month to visit Santorini?
Santorini has a mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild winters. If you enjoy hot perfect sunny days the best time to visit Santorini is between June and September. The hottest month of the year is August with an average daily maximum of 30 C and an average low of 24 C.
What is the most beautiful part of Santorini?
Oia is arguably the most beautiful village in Santorini. Home to magical sunsets, chocolate-box architecture, and delightful art galleries, it is also its most frequented destination. Clinging to the rim of the caldera, on the northern tip of the island, this whitewashed marvel is worth visiting for the views alone.
Do you need a car on Santorini?
Most visitors to Santorini rent either a car, a quad bike/ATV or a scooter to get around. Public transport is an option but the buses are often very crowded. Most buses route through Fira making journeys across the island cumbersome.
Can you flush toilet paper in Santorini?
3. Flushing Toilet Paper. This one may take some getting used to, but Santorini's sewage system can't handle flushed toilet paper. That trashcan placed next to the toilet is for all (and we mean all) of your soiled paper products.
Is Santorini safe?
Santorini is pretty safe. Travelers report feeling comfortable walking around the streets both day and night. Even pickpocketing is few and far between here.
How long should you stay in Santorini?
We recommend 3 to 5 days in Santorini in order to visit as many places as possible. Santorini is a very interesting island and except for Oia, the volcano and the amazing views, there are many things to xplore. But you can also do it in 24 hours and many day trips are proposed from other nearby islands.
Can you walk around Santorini?
The obvious prime activity on Santorini is to walk the caldera edge and admire the views. Walks in and around Fira are spectacular, particularly heading north to Firostefani and Imerovigli along the caldera-edge pathway.
Is 5 nights in Santorini too long?
The things that you really want to do on the island. Ideally, I don't advise people to spend any time less than 5 days (4 nights) on the island because it's really not worth it and you don't get to experience and appreciate what Santorini has to offer (…and there is a lot!).
Is 7 days too long in Santorini?
Few people choose to stay in Santorini for a whole week, as they often prefer to do some Greek island hopping. After all , there are another 23 inhabited Cycladic islands to travel to! There is nothing wrong with staying in Santorini for a week though. You can easily explore the whole island in this time frame.
Can you drink tap water on Santorini?
Needless to say, bottled water is a popular product on Santorini! We recommend that you always use bottled water for drinking. Washing up and brushing your teeth can be safely done using tap water throughout the island.
What language do they speak in Santorini?
There is some basic information you need to know before you visit Santorini. The official language is Greek but the majority of people can hold proper conversations in English and are friendly and eager to help.
Is Santorini better than Mykonos?
The scenery, views, sunsets, and natural beauty of Santorini are unrivaled by Mykonos or any other Greek island. Mykonos is not without its beautiful spots but for scenes that are truly jaw-dropping, Santorini wins hands-down. Santorini is more romantic and much better suited to a honeymoon or couples vacation.
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Are there beaches in Santorini?
In brief, the most famous of Santorini beaches is the Red beach, while particularly popular are Perissa beach, Kamari beach and Perivolos beach. Note that some beaches are not easily accessible by road but can be visited with a Jetski Expedition!
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