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Hungry? Take a Bite of Santorini’s Cuisine Culture!

Hungry? Take a Bite of Santorini’s Cuisine Culture!
27/09/2019
Santorini is a breathtaking island famous for many things, and its gastronomy should never be overlooked. The island’s distinct microclimate, with bountiful winds and minimal rainfall, combined with nutrient-rich volcanic soil, equip Santorini to produce some of the most unique crops in the world. In fact, you’ll find one of the globe’s oldest vineyards in Santorini, growing famous grapes responsible for making wines exclusive to the Greek island. Travel up and down the land and you’ll be spoiled for choice with a delicious range of cherry tomatoes, fava beans, white eggplants, and capers -...
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Considering a Private Tour in Santorini? Here’s the Inside Scoop!

Considering a Private Tour in Santorini
23/08/2019
Visiting Santorini Island is a dream come true for many people - but dreams aren’t always perfect. Santorini can be very intimidating for such a tiny island, with streams of activities and excursions to choose from. You don’t want to miss out, but you’re feeling overwhelmed. We get it. The huge crowds surrounding you don’t make things any easier, especially in the summertime. Don’t worry - we’ve put this blog together to help you make the most of your time in Santorini! The easiest way to avoid FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and get the most out of your holiday is to book a private tour or...
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Santorini - A History in 5 Minutes

Santorini - A History
26/07/2019
Santorini - a breathtaking island and tourist-magnet. This slice of heaven on Earth in the Aegean Sea has a rich history that begins millions of years ago. Over the past five millennia, Santorini has changed shape drastically. It wasn’t always a volcano. Back when Africa and Europe were still connected, there was a piece of land in the Aegean Sea called “Aigiida.” The land slowly started to fragment and sink, leaving only a few islands peeking out of the water. Santorini was one of them. About 2.5 million years ago, Santorini experienced its first volcanic activity. Over time, tectonic...
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Santorini - Is it Worth the Hype?

Santorini - Is it Worth the Hype?
21/06/2019
If you’ve made it this far in life without visiting Santorini, it’s undoubtedly still on your bucket list. After all, most of us are well-acquainted with the iconic blue-roofed white churches peppering the volcanic rim’s edge, overlooking the crystal-clear waters of Greece. But - before you fork out for an airfare and Airbnb, you likely want to know: Is Santorini really worth the hype? The answer, dear friends, is simple. Yes, yes it is. What you’ve seen in those pictures all your life is nowhere close to the real thing. We’ve been in the tour business for years, and Santorini is still one of...
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The Best Sunset Spots of Santorini - A Guide by Santorini Best Tours

The Best Sunset Spots of Santorini - A Guide by Santorini Best Tours
10/10/2018
If there is one thing that unquestionably makes Santorini famous worldwide is the breath-taking beauty of the Santorinian sunsets! No one really knows why the sunsets here are so alluring; all we know is that these few moments at the threshold of the night will leave a lasting impression in your memories, an image you’ll fondly remember for years to come. Let’s take a look at the best sunset spots of Santorini, so that you can plan the perfect custom Private Tour along with the experts of Santorini Best Tours! (Sunset from Skaros in Imerovigli) Every spot along the caldera of Santorini is a...
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Santorini for Cruise Travelers! All you must-see!

Санторини для путешественниковcкруизныхкораблей. Все, что надо обязательно увидеть!
16/06/2018
Any cruise in the Mediterranean that promises an unforgettable experience visiting stunning destinations has to include Santorini in its itinerary! Santorini is a tiny island in the middle of the Aegean Sea that was devastated by a catastrophic volcanic eruption 3600 years ago. The eruption sunk more than half the island – thus fueling the myth that Santorini is the Lost Atlantis – and formed a stunning caldera, which is now one of the most spectacular natural sites Greece has to offer! As your cruise ship enters the caldera of Santorini you will be awe-struck by the imposing magnificence of...
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Getting from Athens to Santorini: An Insiders Guide to the Most Affordable Ways to Travel

Getting from Athens to Santorini: An Insiders Guide to the Most Affordable Ways to Travel
01/05/2017
Flights from Athens to Santorini (Thira) Let's first begin by looking at the flight schedules and airlines which are offering the most affordable times and rates. There is Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines. Now, some of you might know this already, some of you might not. This is pretty much the same airline that offers flights not only from Athens to Santorini but to other destinations in Greece. One bought out the other, essentially.  Now, you can book flights on either site. They both have 9 flights going out each day. This is during the peak seasons. We like to call them the "high seasons."...
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The Top 5 Santorini Attractions for Sightseeing

The Top 5 Santorini Attractions for Sightseeing
16/04/2017
There are so many things to see, do, and experience during a visit to Santorini, but there just isn't enough time to fit them all in. Even if you are planning an extended stay, there will most likely be something you missed this time around. To make it easier to choose, outlined below are the top 5 Santorini attractions to get in some good sightseeing when you're on the island. Oia, Is Full of Delight Anytime, Day or Night Oia is without a doubt, one of the most iconic areas of the island with its unique architecture and white buildings. Just walking through the village will give you a...
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The Top 10 Santorini Beaches – So Many Choices, So Little Time!

The Top 10 Santorini Beaches – So Many Choices, So Little Time!
12/03/2017
What sea vacation is complete without some time on the beach? Santorini, Greece has many different kinds of beaches to enjoy. Here you will find something for everyone. " Red Beach " One of the more famous and recognizable beaches of Santorini, it is aptly named for the surrounding red rock formations. The beach is small in comparison to others, but the dark sand and towering cliffs give it an overall intimate feeling. " White Beach " This little gem is just up the coast from Red Beach. White cliffs provide some shade and the beach is speckled with black and white pebbles. You could find a...
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What to Do in Santorini, Greece – 5 Amazing Tours You Will Never Forget

What to Do in Santorini, Greece – 5 Amazing Tours You Will Never Forget
20/02/2017
There really is something for everyone to do on the island of Santorini. Whether you are visiting for a day or planning an extended trip, booking a tour or two is definitely the best way to make sure you get the most out of your time. Are you interested in learning about the history and what to do in Santorini, Greece? Maybe you want to see places that are a little less traveled. How about a day on the water? If there is something you really want to do, there is probably a tour that includes just that. There are many tours to choose from, ranging from relaxing and slow-paced to exciting and...
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