CRUISE TO SANTORINI, GREECE, HOME OF WHITEWASHED VILLAGES AND BRIGHT BLUE ROOFS

Your daydream of a Greek island meets reality in Santorini – its whitewashed villages cling to cliff sides, and bright blue roofs reflect the sea and sky. So beautiful is it, that you can almost believe the myths that claim it as the birthplace of gods. Born itself as a volcanic cone, the island blew its top in 1450 BC, its centre sank, and it assumed its current crescent shape, outlined by three main islands. The capital, Fira, a pedestrian haven with narrow, meandering cobblestone lanes, is reachable only by cable car, donkey, or for the fit and fearless, a flight of 600 steps.

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Firá

Firá

Soar over the city in a cable car after a day of cafes, boutiques, and architecture.

Palaia And Nea Kameni - Santorini Volcano

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Palaia And Nea Kameni - Santorini Volcano

Palaia And Nea Kameni - Santorini Volcano

Travel to these dramatic uninhabited islands, full of jagged black lava and hot springs.

Village Of Oia & Winery Visit

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Village Of Oia & Winery Visit

Village Of Oia & Winery Visit

The village of Oia offers panoramic views of plummeting cliffs and nearby islands surrounded by deep blue sea. The charm of this traditional village lies in its narrow, twisting cobblestone alleyways, highlighting brilliant white stone buildings. Visit a local winery and onto the hilltop village of Fira. Descend by cable car to the bottom of the island.

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GPS: 36°24'59.93"N 25°25'56.81"E
Size: 73.00 KM2 (28.19 MI2)
Population: 15,550
Density: 213 Pop/KM2 (82 Pop/MI2)
Country Code: +30

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