Santorini Island

Santorini Island is an island situated in southern Aegean sea in Greek. The official name of Santorini Island is Thira or Thera. It is also known Kalliste means the most beautiful one and Strongyle meaning the circular one. Thera is spread around 200 sqft and 69 kilometres long.
It is a beautiful place for tourists. Every year millions of tourists came from world wide to see the attractions of Santorini Island.

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Santorini Island Source: Wikipedia

The beautiful village names are Fira, Oia, Emporio, Pyrgos, Akrotiri, and Imerovigli famous for its beautiful scenes.

Places to visit In Santorini Island

  1. Red Beach
  2. Akrotiri
  3. Ancient Thera
  4. Sunset at Oia
  5. Caldera Island
  6. Light House of Akrotiri
  7. Castles in Santorini
  8. Boating On Volcano

Red Beach

Red Beach is one of the most popular beach in Santorini. Beach is near the archeological site of Akrotiri. In the summer season lots of tourists comes here to view beautiful scenes of Red Beach. Red and Black valcano rocks and sands found everywhere in the beach. If want to take Sunbath then this is a great opportunity for you. People comes from all over world to take Sunbath and view the reddish colour beautiful beach.


Akrotiri is a beautiful small village of Santorini near the mainland of Greece. The Akrotiri is 15 km away from Fira the capital of Santorini. Village is on the slopes of a Caldera Hill. Most of place is covered by the Ash of valcanic eruption. A small number of House found in the Akrotiri. A beautiful Venetian Castle, a Old Lighthouse and famous Archaeological site are the most popular viewable site in the Akrotiri. Each year thousands of Tourists came here to visit the place.

Oia Village

Santorini’s Oia is a great place for visiting. Oia is a Santorini’s famous Village. From Fira, 12km away on the north the place is located. Here small houses and Churches of blue and white colour are the main attraction of tourists. Tourists come here to see small houses and Churches, Valcano and Maritime museum. Sunset at Oia is attraction of all visitors. In Oia, one port found name is Ammondi is also a fantastic place to take joy of boating.

Castles in Santorini

In Santorini, there are five castles. Castles are located in Akrotiri, Oia, Emporio, Imerovigli and Pyrgos village. One of those the castle of Akrotiri is also known as Venetian Tower. The castle is in Akrotiri village. Second Agios Nikolaus is situated at Oia. It is one of the most attractive place of Santorini. People love to view Sunset from this place. Visiter catches the beautiful view of castle of Oia in to their device. In the largest village of Santorini’s third number castle found name is castle of Emporio. It is also known as tower of Nimborio. It is a great construction of 15th century. Fourth, The castle of Skaros is located in Imerovigli. The castle of Skaros built at the peak of caldera. The last fifth castle of Santorini is in Pyrgos. It is 5 km far from Fira. It was built in 1580. So these are the five castle represent the great artitechture of that era.

If you are thinking to visit a adventures place to visit then Santorini is perfect. You can get more information about the place in the official website of Santorini.

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By Santosh

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