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Santorini

Known for Sunsets, Excursions and Volcanoes

Check out the sights in Santorini, which is 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northwest of Santorini Island. Coming from Santorini National Airport in Santorini Island, Santorini lies 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southwest.

How do you get to Santorini?

To get a sense of what makes Santorini Island tick, spread your wings and discover nearby neighborhoods like Thira Town, Agia Paraskevi, and Messaria.

You’ll find plenty of interesting cultural highlights in and around Santorini. Discover the museums and galleries of Archaeological Museum, Wine Museum and Megaro Gyzi.

When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Santorini Island, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Explore the stretches of coastline nearby such as Monolithos Beach and Vourvoulos Beach.

Those travelling without kids will enjoy an hour or two at Boutari Winery, Antoniou Winery and Gavalas Vineyard.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Santorini Princess Luxury Spa Hotel, the Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa, and the popular Volcano View Hotel & Villas.

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Things to do in Santorini

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Red Beach, a popular beach in Santorini. Discover the area's beautiful sunsets and volcano viewpoints.

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Kamari Beach, a popular beach in Santorini. Wander the seaside or discover the area's volcano viewpoints.

You can learn about the local history of Santorini when you visit a well-known site such as Santorini Caldera. Stroll along the seaside or discover the volcano viewpoints in this romantic area.

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Fall in love with the wind-swept waters near Santorini during a catamaran sail and snorkel excursion. Revel in some of Santorini's best-loved beaches, glimpse bubbling hot springs, and savor a mouthwatering meal during the course of your unforgettable journey.

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Enjoy a private catamaran sailing trip around the beautiful coast of Santorini. Indulge in sizzling Greek barbecue while aboard and pause for a swim near some of the best beaches, like White Beach, which is only accessible by water.

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Make your way to the southern end of Santorini to explore the island’s less-touristed attractions. Take in breathtaking panoramas from a hilltop monastery, roam the serene streets of a quiet village, and kick back on a black sand beach before a winetasting and tour of an ancient archaeological site.

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Venture to the highest point on the island to explore the Monastery of Prophet Elias, and then go to the Akrotiri archaeological site to learn about the Minoan civilization. You can also try out some delightful vintages at a local winery and close out the night in Oia with an inspirational sunset.

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With an intimate group of up to 16 passengers, view the white houses on the hills of Santorini from a luxurious catamaran and pad across its powder-soft Red and White beaches. After you navigate the islands in the caldera, take in an invigorating soak in natural warm springs and enjoy a barbecue meal onboard.

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Cruise to world-famous Santorini Island, one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean. Visit Oia, Imerovigli, and Fira and walk along the breathtaking cliffs of the Santorini caldera. Enjoy a guided tour of the island as well as free time to explore at your leisure.