Enroll on one of the many culinary classes on offer and learn to make Santorini’s rich and varied delicacies: tomato patties, sfougato, melitinia and sweet koufeto. Santorini on a plate.
If you prefer a quieter, more intimate experience, enjoy the sunset in Skaros at Imerovigli, in Kato Fira, or at the lighthouse of Akrotiri.
The commanding conical rock of Skaros, visible from Fira and Imerovigli, is situated 330m above sea level. Here you will discover the mediaeval capital of Santorini.
Imagine your wedding & honeymoon with the caldera & volcano as a backdrop. In the courtyards of the island’s churches & on the terraces of the hotels & restaurants, Santorini each year offers couples a real-life fairytale wedding.
Experiecing the sunset from Oia, as thousands do each year, is a ritual. For a few minutes, the energy of the landscape is palpable. When the fiery sun sinks into the Aegean, this sunset will forever have a place in your heart.
Santorini is lined with unique beaches in exotic colours of black, red, and white, a product of their volcanic sand. At Kokkini Paralia (Red Beach), Aspri Paralia (White Beach), Perivolos, Perissa and Kamari, the volcanic earth creates immortal works.
If you don’t have a boat, you can easily rent one or hop on a day cruise at Athinio, Gialos or Ammoudi, and take a tour around the caldera. Discover the churches carved in caves and the old stairs used for mining excavations along the cliffs. On the small island of Palia Kameni, if you dare, you can dive into the thermal waters that form a volcanic spa.
Santorini’s cuisine boasts extraordinary ingredients thanks to its nutrient-rich volcanic soil. Amongst the island’s specialities are its world famous sun-dried cherry tomatoes, fava beans (split peas), capers, and white eggplant. Santorini’s chefs are always experimenting with local products, combining traditional recipes with modern gastronomy, and making Santorini a top culinary destination in the Aegean.
Explore the mysterious depths of Santorini: Cape Tripiti in Thirassia, the shipwreck at Taxiarchis, Palia Kameni, Adiavatis reef, the caves at Mesa Pigadia and the “Indian rock” in Akrotiri.
It’s time for Dionysus! Try the one-of-a-kind whites and reds of Santorini, especially the renowned Vinsanto from the volcanic vineyards that are over 3,200 years old.