Santorini was named by the Latin Empire in the thirteenth century. Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island, and created the current geological caldera. Santorini Map of Santorini Iceland Greece – Location of Andromeda Villas Hotel in Imerovigli of Santorini Island. It can be challenging to decide where is the best place to stay in Santorini. When is the best time of the year to visit Santorini: July and August are super crowded so better go in June or September when it’s still summer.
Everything you need from a travel you can gain it in this well organized 6-hour tour of the island. We may start our adventure from the most recorded village, Oia, on the northernmost travel of Santorini! The unique architectural style with the popular cave houses and the villas, the charming blue domed churches, and the narrow paved roads make us understand the idea why Oia was the beginning to be listed in Greece as a village-monument. Next, we will head to the largest peak of the island, the mountain of Prophet Elias, where we can enjoy the breathtaking scene of Santorini and the nearby Cyclades Islands and visit the old Orthodox abbey of Prophet Elias. Then, we will follow the labyrinthine ways of a medieval village and explore the ruins of the Venetian villa of Pyrgos, the old capital of the island. Our drive within the vineyards will lead us to one of the dearest wineries of the island where we will have the chance to taste the local wines! The volcanic soil of the island is unique in the world and its characteristics passed onto the wine. The vineyards of Santorini are between the common ancient in the whole world! Our last stop, at the popular black sand beach of Perivolos for a swim.