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discover Santorini with a hire car or motorbike: sightseeing, places to visit and beaches in Santorini Greece

Things that make life worth living in Santorini

Things that make life worth living in Santorini or elsewhere…  Have you ever thought what are they really? In our lives, some images, some aesthetic pleasures are simply given to you, without asking for anything in return. This is the pleasure you get in Fira in this sculpted scenery, the result of natural coincidences, of […]

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geology of santorini

The geology of Santorini

The geology of Santorini is extremely interesting and intriguing; the current form of the island of Santorini is the direct result of the violent activity of the volcano of Santorini in the past and prehistoric years. In fact, the island of Santorini owns its existence to the volcano. The geology of santorini by The […]

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The Volcano of Santorini

The two small islands in the middle of the Caldera in Santorini, the Palia and Nea Kameni, compound the volcano of Santorini, the youngest volcanic land in Eastern Mediterannean. Palia Kameni is less than 2,000 years old. The island Nea Kameni started forming approximately 425 years ago. The newest pieces of lava on Nea Kameni […]

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santorini white

Santorini White

Santorini White; astonishing and impressive. A classic theme for pictures on the island. The most common label that sticks with Santorini is “a classic blue and white”. Even a superficial glimpse at a photo or a video clip from the island will justify Santorini’s unique label. Whether you have never been there or not,  you […]

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santorini images and colors at night by marcelgermain

Santorini colors and images at night

Santorini Colors and images at night…Santorini is the island that gives birth to the senses, allowing you to breath and feel, to absorb gorgeous images and lovely scenes all over. Walking down the little harbor of Santorini gives you the chance to take a look towards the island, with a different aspect this time, an […]

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beauty of Santorini by dimitrisotiropoulos

Santorini – Beauty and Aesthetics

Beauty and Aesthetics. In Santorini you realize the importance of aesthetics in our life. The striking white and blue, the curves of the buildings, the unique architectural techniques, the minimal decorative interventions, can only caress your senses and calm you down. The formation of concept and the configuration of the external spaces introduces the visitor […]

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Vlyhada Beach in Santorini

Vlyhada beach is probably one of the most unique beaches of Santorini. The white rocks of pumice, reminding of lunar soil, are the most characteristic elements of this stunning beach. Visitors will tell you that Vlyhada beach looks as if it was sculptured by an artist, since the geological upheavals have created bizarre and absorbing […]

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Santorini Cable Car

Santorini’s Cable Car is one of the two most common ways to go up the road once you arrive at the port of Santorini. The other is the famous Santorini donkeys. The road up to the town of Fira is quite steep and serpentine and is usually avoided by tourists, who come to the island […]

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Bougainvilleas in Santorini

Santorini is famous for its amazingly dazzling white and the vivid, watery blue of the windows and doors. However, the symbolic and iconic plant of Santorini is coloured reddish and light purplish. It is bougainvillea, a plant originating from South America that lives and flourishes in the Cyclades Islands and other places in Greece. Bougainvilleas […]

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The Blue Domed Churches of Santorini

The blue domed churches of Santorini are an iconic image of the island; Santorini is pretty well known for its little churches and chapels with the painted arches and blue domes. The combination of the lively blue and striking white is amazingly stunning in Santorini. Blue dome church by marcelgermain There are more than 250 […]

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