The Boutari Winery and the Oia Maritime Museum in Santorini

The Boutari Winery and the Oia Maritime Museum in Santorini

The wines of Santorini are well known both in Greece and in Europe, because their taste is incomparable. Fortunately, the region is very good for viticulture, and the conditions are excellent. The oldest vines in Greece can be found here. The volcanic eruption that took place on the island at around 1500 BC left deposits of volcanic ash and lava. These have been developed over time into a perfect ground for the growth of grapes. On the Island of Santorini, in Oia, tourists have the opport... [ read more ]

The resorts of Pyrgos and Akrotiri on the Island of Santorini

The resorts of Pyrgos and Akrotiri on the Island of Santorini

The Island of Santorini abounds in tourist sights, so you will have the opportunity to discover many beautiful places. When you visit Santorini, you should definitely visit Pyrgos, a very beautiful and picturesque village where you can feel the pure scent of history. The landscapes are absolutely wonderful. Pygros is built on the top of a hill, and by the 1800s was even declared the capital of the island. Arkotiri is a site where excavations took place. The ancient name of the settlement... [ read more ]

The Ancient Thera and the Prophet Elias Monastery in Santorini Island

The Ancient Thera and the Prophet Elias Monastery in Santorini Island

Santorini is very rich in terms of sightseeing. The Ancient City or the Ancient Thera was once a very important city in the area, being built at a height of 360 meters on Mount Messavuono. The highest point on the island of Santorini is undoubtedly Mount Prophet Elias. It reaches a height of 567 meters and it is located between Pyrgos and Kamari. The name of the mountain comes from the Prophet Elias Monastery. From the Prophet Elias Mount in Santorini you will have a wonderful view of the... [ read more ]

The Caldera of the Island of Santorini

The Caldera of the Island of Santorini

Santorini is a small island in the circular archipelago of volcanic islands, forming the edge of an active volcano that still forms islands in the center. This is one of the main attractions in Europe. The island is famous for the diverse and spectacular scenery, volcanic sand beaches in its red and black color (which is unique to these islands), for the hot springs, the submarine for underwater landscapes and famous cafes, bars and nightclubs as well. The Island of Santorini in Greece is... [ read more ]

The best beaches of Santorini

The best beaches of Santorini

When you visit the Island of Santorini, remember that you necessarily need to put in your luggage a swimsuit, sun cream, sunglasses and possibly a hat. Why? Because the beaches here are absolutely wonderful and must be tested. White, red, gray or black -  the sand is very varied on the beaches of Santorini, Greece. It is a real pleasure siting in the sun while getting a tan near the crystal clear blue water, occasionally decorated with red volcanic rocks. Most of the beaches of Santorini... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Greek Island of Santorini

Tourist guide to the Greek Island of Santorini

Santorini is a small island located in the southern part of the Cyclades, but it is surely one of the most interesting ones. Santorini is different from other Greek islands due to its geological morphology resulting from the activity of a volcano, inactive today. The archipelago is made ​​up of five smaller islands. Fira is the capital of the island. There the landscape seems to be surreal: houses look like they are floating, like being suspended between heaven and earth. Today we are... [ read more ]

The Lindos Acropolis and the Acropolis of Rhodes

The Lindos Acropolis and the Acropolis of Rhodes

The Acropolis of Rhodes is located in the western part of the city and dates back  from the second century before our era. Unlike other Acropolis, it was not fortified. In this area, there were dozens of temples and public buildings of which only remained the ruins. The Lindos Acropolis is the oldest structure in the city, a place where you can find ancient and medieval buildings. The Old Town Lindos is at 45 km in the south of Rhodes town, founded by the Dorians in the tenth century BC.... [ read more ]

3 historical attractions in Rhodes

3 historical attractions in Rhodes

The Temple of Aphrodite is the oldest building in Rhodes, the Goddess worship is celebrated mainly in this area. The Kamiros archaeological site is another historical attraction in Rhodes that shouldn't be missed due to the great importance of the historical resources. The city of Rhodes is surrounded by high gates and towers that are a real stronghold for the city. The walls of Rhodes can be divided into three categories: those built in the days when attackers were using siege engines li... [ read more ]