Santorini is perhaps the most gourmet island of the Aegean with a series of excellent local productions and restaurants that highlight and give another dimension to the products and Greek cuisine. Your experience then the island would be complete only tasting the cuisine of some of the renowned and award-winning chef of the island, passionate cook and give soul to local products.
Only the lovers of diving can understand the uniqueness of the experience to become part of this wonderful water world. In Santorini you will get this feeling many times, additionally there is the peculiarity of the deep: the volcanic rocks and the awe of the bottomless depth of the caldera.
You can see shipwrecks:
Within walking distance of the caldera volcanoes, located four wrecks. In fact the bottom of Santorini there are 3 ships and a tugboat. Each of you are waiting to tell your own story.
Small Canyon (Kamari Point)
Another point worth seeing o visitor is the small canyon! This point is called Kamari point and also intense marine life and some species of corals.
The caves of Lava, convert diving in Santorini, to a unique experience worldwide. Two volcanic eruptions in the history of the island, tons of hot lava cooled in the caldera water and the result? A magical undersea landscape of lava caves. These caves, unsurprisingly, attracted the interest of the well-known to everyone explorer Jacques I. Cousteau. Today the visitor at the entrance of a cave, sees a plaque tribute, which he placed his son Cousteau in honor of his father.
The architecture of Santorini is unique. The cave, which the locals dug into the rock to protect from the wind and created small houses, are unique in their kind. In modern Santorini, great architects turned those caves into wonderful accommodation places. Even for one night worth to stay and feel claustrophobic sense, the characteristic smell of the rock, the connection with nature.
One of the most favourite moments on the island will be when you walk on the dirt road to reach the small beach with rocks, where after a swim in deep water and swim at the feet of the caldera above the chaos of the seabed will head directly to tavern with saffron-colored walls for fish and appetizers and wait for the sunset. From here the sunset is longer.
The sunset in Oia Castle is not the only one. Wonderful sunset will enjoy from Fira, Firostefani and Imerovigli -recommend there Skaros. From another perspective -with whole Santorini view- prefer Lighthouse in Akrotiri, where you will be almost alone. Alternatively, marvel at the Prophet Elias (Tower), one of the highest points of the island or from the Vlychada beach, the volcanic scenery of changing colors as the sun sets.
A visit to the Museum of Prehistoric Thira and the Archaeological is like a dive in the long history of the island. The first museum has findings from the excavations at Akrotiri, such as casts furniture, copper utensils and the unique gold ibex figurine. In the other hand, archaeological museum, has collections of sculptures and inscriptions from the Archaic to the Roman period.
Museum of Prehistoric Thera, tel. +30 22860 23217.
Archaeological Museum, tel. +30 22860 22217.
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Take part in this exclusive tour on Santorini and explore the magical world of wines of Santorini. Enjoy the unique experience of knowing the wines under the guidance of a knowledgeable sommelier and start on a journey that you will remember forever.
Wine Roads in Santorini will allow you to experience the wine tradition of the island, and will satisfy even the most demanding wine lovers. In this tour you will have the opportunity to visit 2-3 wineries where you will be presented 15 different kinds of wine. You will have the opportunity to visit vineyards and wineries with presence centuries. An experienced sommelier and the wine producers of the island will offer their knowledge and experience with respect to the excellent wines. What better way to explore Santorini and its unique artistic way to convert the grapes into fine wine!
The tours to the wineries of Santorini there are daily for a certain number of people who follow a path knowing the rhythms of life in Santorini. You'll be able to visit attractions and enjoy the taste of traditional dishes.
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