Top sights to see in Santorini
A place so beautiful and exotic it's thought to have inspired the myth of Atlantis, Santorini is a top destination for people from around the world. From the stunning contrast between the volcanic landscape and the aquamarine waters of the Aegean to the traditional whitewashed villages, Santorini offers sightseeing and experiences you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Photo opportunities aren’t the only thing Santorini offers. Spend time relaxing at a picture perfect beach paradise, experience history at one of their renowned museums, taste world famous local wines, shop until you drop, or party the night away - Santorini really has it all, making it a perfect destination for travelers of all ages.
Gorgeous views, traditional architecture, charming locals, and fantastic shopping make Oia one of the most popular villages in all of Santorini. Enjoy a stroll through the village and some tasty local treats.
Perched high on the caldera cliffs overlooking the Aegean Sea, Fira is a thriving urban center with plenty for tourists to do, including restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, nightlife, and more.
Could this Bronze age settlement that was amazingly well preserved by volcanic ash truly be the famed lost city of Atlantis? Visit the Akrotiri excavation to find the answer for yourself.
Santorini Black, Red, and White Beaches:
Gorgeous Santorini beaches are a paradise colored by volcanic sands and offer plenty to do from lounging in the sun and cooling off in the blue waters to tasty treats and exciting nightlife.
A treat for tourists and volcanologists alike, the Santorini Volcano is responsible for the unique and beautiful landscape, stunning views, and dramatic lava cliffs as well as the island itself.
World renowned since Greek and Roman times, the Santorini wineries are home to a long tradition of winemaking that lends a superior quality and distinctive flavor to their artisan local wines.
One of the many picturesque villages along the caldera in Santorini, Imerovigli is home to the blue-domed church, which is one of the most photographed places on the entire island.
More than just an adorably quaint small town, Emborio Village is rich with history and culture and is a listed traditional settlement with a castle with plenty for you to see and do.
Profitis Ilias Monastery:
Perched atop the highest point of Santorini, the Profitis Ilias Monastery combines the amazing views of all of Santorini laid out below you with its wonderful Cycladic architecture from the early 1700s.
Featuring steep lava cliffs in striking blacks, reds, and whites adorned with beautiful whitewashed villages, the Santorini caldera is largely sunken and filled with the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.