Santorini tours with Golden Ibex
Santorini is a magnificent island, part of the Cyclades island clusters. It is situated in the southern Aegean Sea and is renowned for its breathtaking beaches and its white-washed buildings with blue domes. Thus, it is one of te most popular destinations for globetrotters.
Santorini’s volcanic origins date back to around 3,600 years ago, when a colossal volcanic explosion created a vast volcanic crater at the center of the island. The caldera, now one of the island’s most unique sights, provides a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea.
Santorini’s amazing beaches
Santorini’s beaches are another unique highlight of the sisland. Among the most famous destinations is the black sand beaches of Perissa and Kamari, the red sand beaches of Akrotiri, the white-pebbled beach of Vlychada and the secluded cove of Amoudi Bay.
Apart from its natural beauty, Santorini boasts a rich historical and cultural heritage. The island has been inhabited since prehistoric times and served as a crucial hub of trade and civilization in the ancient world. Nowadays, visitors can explore ancient ruins and archaeological sites such as Akrotiri and the ancient city of Thera, as well as museums and galleries showcasing the island’s artistic legacy.