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 ]

South of Fira, Karterados

South of Fira, Karterados

Want to know which is a traditional village that is closer to Santorini? It is the Karterados. This village is inside two rivers, if you do not know it, you might even know its existence. It is invisible from everywhere, thus its name ‘hidding spot’ or Karterados and it is an ambush point. There are beautiful traditional Santorini architecture for a great photography opportunities. The village next to the stream in a ravine dates back to the 17th century. Cave houses are built as the kin... [ read more ]