A common question that everyone makes when visiting Thira and Oia, is where are the houses with the blue roof. The truth is that only a few churches have a blue rooftop and most of them are in Oia. The misconception of the blue and white houses is due to the iconic picture from Oia […]
A must-have experience while you are in Santorini is to book one of the tours with the small ships and cruise around caldera, either to watch the sunset or visit the hot springs and the volcano. If you are into photography you will not regret it.
One of the most important archeological settlements (yet, not as much advertised as others) of Greek civilization is akrotiri in Santorini. Akrotiri was a famous port before the catastrophic earthquake in 1560 BC and it has been characterized as the Pompeii of Greece. The archeological excavation is in progress and archeologists reveal slowly the way […]
According to the myth when Jason and the Argonauts where in Libya, the king of the country and son of the God Poseidon, Eurypylus, gave them as a gift a clod of earth. When Argo was sailing near Anafi, Euphemus, one of the sailors drop this small piece of earth in the sea. Then, an […]
Small and larger ships go every evening for mini excursion a bit northern from Oia village in Santorini. Watching the sunset from that specific point is a unique experience and the cruise ships line up to give their passengers a chance to view the sun diving in the aegean archipelago.
The second most important settlement in Santorini, Oia, is a lovely traditional village located at the North side of the island. Because of its location locals call it also Apano Meria, which means the upper side or the upper place. It has been declared as a traditional settlement to be preserved by the Greek National […]