Santorini, Greece: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Santorini

Set at a distance of around 200 kilometers from the Greece mainland, Santorini is a picturesque volcano island. Evolved from one of the world’s biggest volcanic eruptions, this island is known popularly for its spectacular sunsets, fine wineries, photogenic beaches, cozy cafes, exuberant nightlife, and rich history.

Making for one of the most intriguing Europe sightseeing places, this tiny island is home to distinctive landscapes, including villages and beaches. Pyrgos - famous for its beautiful Byzantine churches and majestic age-old houses and Mesa Gonia - known for housing the remnants of the 1956 earthquake, make for some of the major attractions of Santorini. Other important settlements you can spot on this island include Oia, Therasia, Imerovigli, Fira, Kamari, Emporio, and Perissa.

Best time: June to September.
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