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Santorini one of the best destinations worldwide

Aegean islands ● Akrotitri ● Cyclades ● Fira ● Kaldera ● Oia ● Santorini ● 13 July 2016

Santorini one of the best destinations worldwide


Santorini, one of the most beautiful islands of the world, which is fairly characterized as the “Aegean Diamond”. A wondrous complex of islands, Santorini has been captivating the imagination and had always been intriguing it’s the visitors since the ancient times. As a matter of fact it’s mesmerizing aura has been preserved till today. This is due to the volcanic scenery which makes this island so unique. It’s volcano is also connected with numerous traditions and folktales.

Santo’s geological distinctiveness is unique and breathtaking. It’s rich history and cultural heritage magnetize crowds from every corner of the globe.

Today Santorini is one of the most famous destinations, in 2015 it was voted from the users (315 million) of TripAdvisor as the best island in Europe and took the forth position globally. Thousands of people visit this island every summer in order to enjoy the sunny weather in combination with the Aegean sea. The island’s natural beauty and it’s archeological sites, such as The Minoan Town of Acrotiri make Santorini an unforgettable holiday destination.

Amongst the bigger villages of the island are Oia, Perissa, Kamari, Imerovigli, Emporio, Thirasia and Pirgos. Fira is the commercial and economic center of the island. It is a more cosmopolitan place, full of restaurants, bars, taverns, café, enough to meet the different tastes of it’s visitors. Also nightlife in Santorini is full of energy and liveliness.

On the other hand the locals are trying to preserve their cultural legacy through traditional celebrations, activities and promote it with this way to the travelers who visit the island. Even though tourism is the most profitable sector of the island’s economy, the local production of wine had flourished and high quality wine have been produced.

So it does not come as a surprise the fact that whoever has visited Santorini, can’t help it but falls in love with it, simply because it is a sparkling diamond in the Aegean Sea.