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

Santorini Sunset by marcelgermain

Santorini Sunset in Fira

Santorini Sunset : romance cannot get lost in the equation, even on Santorini, the busiest Greek island. The serene way of life, the dramatic scenery with the white washed houses and the turquoise domed churches in Santorini produce a rather passionate effect in first time visitors. Santorini (Fira) sunset by Marcel Germain The beautiful village […]

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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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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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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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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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Sailing in Santorini

Sailing in Santorini is a memorable experience; the island of the volcano and the suspended whitewashed houses, is more than ideal for sailing around due to the amazing landscape and the pristine beaches. There is probably nothing more rejuvenating and exhilarating than taking holidays that permit you to participate in activities that keep you both […]

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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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Santorini Caldera

Caldera View in Santorini

Few words can describe the caldera view in Santorini; breathtaking, dramatic, undescriptive. Santorini Caldera, photo by Josh Trefethen Walking down the cobblestone paths of Oia and Imerovigli you can see several hundreds of people standing, looking at the caldera, staring at the void. The sound of silence is predominant; nothing can describe the view to […]

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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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