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Santorini island

Santorini is the last Southen Cycladic island. The closests islands are Ios, Folegandros, Sikinos to the North, Anafi & Amorgos to the East and Crete to the South. We refer Santorini as one, but actually is complex of 5 islands. Santorini or Thira is the main island and around it there are: Thirasia, Aspronisi and the 2 volcanic islands (Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni). It was one island named Stroggili until about 1645 BC, when the volcano erupted which has created the Caldera. The two volcanic islands appeared later from various eruptions starting 157 BC until the 20th century (1950). Santorini is connected to Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Crete, Rhodes, Kos and all the major Cyclades islands (Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sifnos, Milos, Tinos, Syros) by boat and Athens and many countries direct by plane.

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Santorini Oia sightseeing

Since visiting the island of Santorini deserves to see two of the most famous archaeological sites in Greece. The first is the ancient city Akrotiri in southern tip of Santorini & second is the ancient city Thira which lies on eastern part of the island. Akrotiri is a prehistoric town which is well preserved over the centuries the city of Cape connect fully with the ancient myth of Atlantis. The island is full with contrasts and features characters who would not find in any other island in the Cyclades. Venetian castles, monasteries, beautiful churches and many other attractions are just a few of the many that has been shown Santorini. We suggest you visit the Archaeological & Folklore Museum as well the Prehistoric museum of Thira which located in Fira. Of course need to have a visit to the traditional village of Oia (Ia). Many visitors of Santorini: during their vacations in Santopini make a day trip in the Caldera with small boats on the volcanic islands of Thirassia, Old Kameni & New Kameni of Santorini.


Oia Santorini Beaches

Santorini is famous for it's black sandy volcanic beaches with the colorful colors of the soil, the beaches on Santorini Island are some of the most unique of the Cyclades. While you accommodated Oia hotel Atlantida Villas, we suggest to visit the Santorini beaches of Armeni and Ammoudi which are lies in the beautiful area of Oia. At the north costline of Oia are the beaches of Baxedes, Paradissos and Koloumbos. Beautiful Santorini beaches are situated also at the southeast coast of the Santorini island: Kamari, Perissa, Perivolos and Monolithos, as well as the Red Beach and White Beach near Akrotiri are the most famous.


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Santorini Island

The village of Oia is one of the most unique area of Santorini. Is was build at the edge of the Caldera cliffs at the north tip of Santorini island, facing the volcano of Caldera gulf. The Oia settlement is also known for it's amazing Sunsets.
In this frequented village visitors have the opportunity to explore the surroundings areas of the region and the Kastro area to the end of Oia, considered one of the most picturesque places of Santorini with scenic white houses, small stoned alleyways, amazing landscapes of Caldera in Oia. It's worth it have a visit to the Maritime Museum, there you will discover several species of marine life in Oia with variety photographs and objects of folk art expressing the way of life. The Settlement of Oia (Ia) considered as the most picturesque area of Santorini. Of course we cannot forget the traditional area of Santorinian sites which is the harbor of Amoudi, we high recommend to pay a visit to this quiet and picturesque Amoudi during your accommodation in Oia Santorini.

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Santorini located in the south part of Cyclades Islands, 120 nautical miles south of Piraeus (the harbor of Athens) and 63 nautical miles north of Crete. Its connected with the main land of Greece by ferry boat, high speed boat and airplane. There are many ways to travel to Santorini one of the most famous island in Cyclades.
Also, Santorin connected with many of the Cycladic Islands, and also with Skiathos Island and Skopelos Island in the Sporades cluster and Crete or Rodos by boat.

By Airplane (From Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos with Olympic Airways or Aegean Airlines. It is a 40 minutes flight.)
Athens Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”: Tel.+30 210 353-1000 or +30210.3530000
Olympic Airways: Tel. +30210.966666 or 801-11-44444
Aegean Airways : Tel. +30210.6261000 or 801-11-20000
Flights from Thessaloniki “ Macedonia” Airport:
Thessaloniki “ Macedonia” Airport: Tel. +30 2310 473-212
Aegean Airlines Thessaloniki: Tel. +30 2310 280-050

By Boat ( From Pireaus Port to Athinios Port in Santorini at approximately 8,5 hrs )
Piraeus Port: +30210.4226000 +30 210 414-7800
Santorini Port: +3022860.22239

By hydrofoil
From Piraeus port to Athinios port in Santorini at 4 hours
Piraeus Port: +30210.4226000
Santorini Port: +3022860.22239
Super Jet Piraeus: Tel. +30 210 412-1001
Hellenic Seaways Piraeus: Tel. +30 210 419-9000

From Thessaloniki Port to Athinios Port in Santorini at approximately 18 hrs
Thessaloniki Port: +302310.531505

By Flying Dolphin ( From Rafina Port to Athinios Port in Santorini at 6 hrs and 20 minutes ).
Rafina Port: Tel. +30 22940 288888 and +30 22940 22300
Hellas Seaways: Tel +30 210 419-9000
Blue Star Ferries: Tel. +30 22940 23150 and +30 22940 23561

Other Useful Telephone Numbers for Santorini:
Santorini Airport: Tel. +30 22860 31666 or +30 22860 31525
Olympic Airways Santorini: Tel. +30 22860 22493 / 22860 22793 or +30 22860 31525
Aegean Airlines Santorini: Tel. +30 22860 28500
Santorini Port: Tel. +30 22860 22239
Hellenic Seaways Santorini: Tel. +30 22860 22478
Super Jet Santorini: Tel +30 22860 24853