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 ]

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 ]

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

A distinct village between Imerovigli and Fira is the Firostefani, it is actually a continuation of Fira. Rather quiet belt of hotels, villas and traditional houses, rooms and studios, Firostefani has a couple of restaurants and cafe. Then you can walk by foot to Fira where all the hype is. If you like picturesque neighborhood that is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera, you've come to the right place. Make sure you enjoy yourself at the cafe and then to a restaurant for dinner. Check out the... [ read more ]