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

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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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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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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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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 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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