Santorini (Cyclades, Greece)
N 36° 25.353 E 025° 25.680
35S E 359073 N 4031965
Quick Description: Island Santorini (Thira in Greek) is one of the most famous holiday destinations of East-Mediterranean region and also one of the most stunning locations in Greece which you can visit...
Date Posted: 8/24/2009 12:41:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM72QP
The island of Santorini is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. It is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece.
Santorini is a small group of volcanic islands and its name refers to to St. Irene. The island was also called Strongili and Kalisti and was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world but what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera.
The island of Santorini is related to the myth of Atlantis, the amazing views from the villages of Fira, Oia perched on cliffs, the sunset, the black and red beaches, the wine...