Things to do in Santorini

Santorini with the impressive volcanic Caldera and the famous stunning sunset is a gifted island of exceptional natural beauty with many attractions.

Whereas it is considered an exemplary romantic destination, ideal for couples and newlyweds, it is actually a place for everybody thanks to the diversity of the island that offers a variety of activities and things to see and explore.

The most popular attraction of Santorini is the volcano. It is an underwater active volcano but there are two residual volcanic islands, Palaia Kammeni and Nea Kammeni, opposite Santorini.

The beaches in Santorini are extraordinary, unlike other Greek islands, most of them covered in black sand, forming a part of the island, as the colour of the sand is a result of the volcano.

For those interested in art and history, Santorini owns 8 different museums that transfer the culture and evolution of the island throughout the years. The Archaeological Museum of Thera and the Ancient Thera Museum keep the history of the island alive.

Santorini is also well-known for the wine varieties and it is a must that you taste some, or even better visit one of the wineries to get a tour and an ambrosial experience. Get to see as much as you can of the island and you will sure gain experiences of a lifetime!

Follow our guide to the best things to do in Santorini, from restaurants to beautiful beaches and day trip ideas, and plan your perfect sightseeing itinerary!

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