Santorini is such an incredibly beautiful island that it is always a good time to visit it. So it depends on what you wish to take out of this island and what you look forward to cherishing the most. According to the needs and the likings of each traveler, the best months to visit Santorini vary from May to October, as far as the temperature is concerned.

Santorini is, of course, like the rest Greek islands, an ideal and popular destination for summer holidays thanks to the Mediterranean climate. From June to September the weather is hot and sunny, with July and August being the hottest months, which means it is perfect for swimming, sunbathing and relaxation. These are the months that the island pulses and hums with activity. It is the high season when you can enjoy a vivid nightlife and an ultimate vacation in Greece, but keep in mind that you can’t avoid the hustle and the big crowds and that you need to make reservations in advance.

On the other hand, if you want to take pleasure in sightseeing and enjoy a more serene side of the island when it is not that crowded, the ideal months are April, May and October. The weather is warm and swimming is still an option but it is milder and gives you the chance to relish long pleasant walks and tours. What is more, at this time the transportation is more convenient and the prices are lower.

As for the rest of the year, the weather is quite cold and sometimes rainy but it is fine for winter vacation. During this time the atmosphere of Santorini is considerably different but still enticing. Every place is tranquil and many shops and facilities are closed. All in all, Santorini is a magical island and is sure to offer you splendid experiences and special sensations any time of the year.
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