What to see in Santorini

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Santorini Places And Charm, Greece

Santorini -The naked child
Bend if you can to the dark sea forgetting
the flute's sound on naked feet
that trod your sleep in the other, the sunken life

Excerpt from George Seferis's poem about Santorini


Thira is the capital of Santorini...


At the northern tip of the island, Oia is an enchanting village...


The ancient capital of Santorini, four kilometers to the south of Thira, the current capital. Called the Pompeii of the Aegean, until 1500 BC it was a prosperous city with a trade port and important agricultural center for the Aegean. Its architecture and art are considered the highest expression ...


The landlocked villages of Santorini are worth the trip. Small groups of white houses and a chapel scattered across a black, red and ochre lava landscape, low vineyards and strawberry fields.


There are many beaches on Santorini, each different from the other but all with dark, lava sand in different shades ranging from black to purple to red. The blue sea becomes rather deep just a few meters off the coast. The more accessible ones have lounge chairs, umbrellas, various services, ...


Nea Kameni, Palaia Kameni and Therasia are the three islands in the archipelago of Santorini. Seen from above with Santorini, they trace the volcano's crater on ancient Kallistè. A boat trip from Santorini's ports is a must.


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