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In Greek mythology, there is an island named Ogygia which is said to be one of the most beautiful islands ever. This very island was inhabited by the nymph Calypso. Both Calypso’s and Ogygia’s beauty and charm are believed to have imprisoned the great Greek hero, Odysseus. In the real world, if there’s any island that can match up to the beauty and charm of this mythological island, then it is Santorini. There is no other place like Santorini. Its narrow cobbled streets wind round and round until you lose sense of time and the outer world. Trust us, it is for the best since you won’t need anything else in the world when you are here.
This ancient island is one of the most coveted tourist destinations but don’t let that dampen your spirit. If you visit here anytime other than June and July, you will find that the town is conveniently empty and everything is much cheaper. In fact, it is so cheap that you’ll be completely amazed. Another thing that mesmerizes visitors is that Santorini looks even better in real than it does in the pictures. If you are craving to visit this Greek island, then book cheap flights to Santorini and head here right away.
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One of the most beautiful natural phenomenon is a sunset and the prettiest sight of it can be captured right here in Santorini. The island is built on volcanic hills giving it just the right amount of elevation. Due to this, you can see as far as humanly possible and feast your eyes on the clearest views of the setting sun. The sun sinking into the turquoise Aegean water, a glass of Santorini Red wine in your hands, and the white picturesque town surrounding you—it doesn’t get better than this.
For the best sunset experience, make hotel booking in Oia. The hotels in this area are some of the most luxurious ones you’ll ever come across. The best part, however, is that they face the oceanfront and catching the majestic Santorini sunset from here gets all the more scenically beautiful.
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All the pictures that you see of Santorini? The one’s with the narrow streets, white buildings and blue domes? They are from Oia. The iconic dome shaped architecture and the aesthetic beauty of Oia has become the symbol of Santorini. While you are here, also visit Ammoudi ? a pretty port with hundreds of classy and cute boats floating around. Being the most famous part of the city, you will also find some of the best hotels and restaurants here. And for that authentic Santorini food tasting experience, head to Terpsi. Book cheap flight tickets now and explore this gorgeous island.
Ancient Thira, a city named after the mythical ruler of Santorini — Theras — was first inhabited in the 9th Century BC. Yes, it is that old. This ancient city has Byzantine and Roman ruins that seem to take you back in time. A sense of extreme elation takes over you as you explore the almost 3000 year old city. The ruins seem to sing to you of the history, of the creation of man and civilization. It is a must visit place for just about everybody. The best part is that you can drive to this spot easily. So, rent a car and explore it at your own pace.
We all love beaches. The calm yet intimidating sea, the subtly grainy sand, and the warm sun make for the best travel buddies. But when on a Greek island, beaches are extra special, and even more so in Santorini. The black volcanic sand is a sight to behold. It is in stark contrast to the turquoise waters which together create a fantasy-like imagery. You will find a handful of tourists sunbathing here since most choose to make it a pit stop on their trek to see the mysterious Mesa Vouno. However, we suggest you spend some time at this beach. The pictures you click here would look amazing on your social media accounts.
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Santorini’s wine is perhaps as good as its sunsets. Deemed as the best wine in the whole of Greece, the produce of this island sells off as soon as they hit the market. The island is known to produce some of the finest Red and Rosé win. However, the vineyards here are a little different than the usual. Instead of long poles supporting the growth of grapes, the vineyards in Santorini lay low to the grounds to protect the grapes from the strong winds that blow across the island. To know more about the delicious wine of this island city, book flights to Santorini and head to the Koutsoyannopoulos Wine Museum located in the town.