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

Best beaches in Santorini

Beaches in Santorini are an ideal case for those who wish to unwind and relax, enjoying lovely moments in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, Santorini. Photo of Perivolos beach by Wolfgang Staudt Santorini beaches are infamous for their beauty and their uniqueness, due to the particular morphology and the ground of […]

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Discover North Santorini with a Hire Car

If you are getting ready to go on vacation in Santorini, you should prepare yourselves to explore and discover its beauties and wander in its villages and beaches, as well as the sights that make it so special. North Santorini is an ideal place to start your tour with a hire car, as it includes […]

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Exploring South Santorini with a Hire Car

South Santorini is the focal point of tourists and locals, due to the numerous beautiful beaches and villages, and the archaeological interest if bears. If you want to explore South Santorini with a hire car, take a map and start taking notes: Santorini photo by Klearchos Kapoutsis Fira, the capital of Santorini The tour starts […]

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Fira

Fira, the beautiful capital of Santorini

Fira is the capital of Santorini and its commercial and economic hub, a place that retained its traditional architecture and beauty despite the great expansion it saw the last twenty years. Fira is perched on the edge of the imposing volcanic rocks and cliffs, facing the submerged volcano. Nea Kammeni, the island volcano, once part […]

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oia

Gorgeous Oia

For many people Oia is one of the most picturesque villages in the world. For others, a place rich in history and images, a gorgeous setting. Oia with 1,500 permanent residents is the second larger settlement in Santorini after the capital town of Fira . Oia is built on the cliff; when boats approach Santorini, […]

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donkey-station

Santorini Donkeys

Santorini donkeys and mules are indispensable part of the local charm and folk tradition; they have been serving the locals patiently and with impressive fidelity throughout the years, carting tourists up and down the numerous steps of the island, from the harbor to the top of the cliff. Santorini donkeys’ station (more…)

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blue domed church by marcelgermain

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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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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vlyhada beach by wortundbild

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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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 WorldIslandInfo.com The […]

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