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Top five places to watch the sunset in Santorini

One of the most famous attractions of Santorini is definitely the sunset! Millions of photos and Instagram posts, various impressive paintings, a big number of poems not to mention the unbelievably number of “I do” s that have been inspired and generated by the unique spectacle  and the magic atmosphere that every evening nature so generously offers to all of us! It’s the magical time on the magical island when the sky seems to get on fire as the sun dims in the Aegean Sea and the waters of the active volcano.

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The ancient city of Akrotiri: Legendary Atlantis and Greek Pompeii

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The first time that the name Atlantis was mentioned was around  360 b.C by Plato, the famous Athenian philosopher. Plato speaks about a very advanced ancient civilization that was destroyed in a cataclysmic way.   Read more

Easter time in Santorini

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One of the greatest celebrations of Christianity is Easter. If Christmas is a commercial celebration, Easter is the most sacred observance in the Greek Orthodox faith and is the most important holy celebration in Greece, even more important than Christmas. Read more

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy

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“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”

Benjamin Franklin

Greece is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world.The origins of wine-making in Greece go back 6,500 yearsas the numerous archeological discoveries throughout Greece have revealed.

 

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Delicious local flavours: What you must taste when in Santorini

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“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. “

Traveling to Santorini is an experience that can be compared to a colorful puzzle composed of thousands pieces. A wild but beautiful and blessed place, a small piece of land characterized by its geographical position and topography, its volcanic soil which is completely anhydrous, the terrain’s morphology and the special microclimate. If you blend all the above mentioned elements together you will get particular local signature products with distinctive flavor, which alert all five senses. Therefore you should definitely have a try when you visit Santorini. Read more

Where is the volcano?

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Congratulations, you are in one of the most beautiful, romantic, breathtakingly beautiful islands in the world! Santorini! One of the most famous and dangerous volcanoes in the world is on Santorini as well! Very interesting… but, wait a minute: volcano? Is there a volcano here? Where is it?! I don’t see it…

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Santorini Starter Kit (Part 1)

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Santorini: one of the most beautiful islands in the world, one of the most romantic sunsets, some of the most photogenic villages, many black pebble beaches and sooo many questions.. Lets get started trying to answer them and make your holiday planning easier.

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The most beautiful island in Europe

The Travellers Choice Awards are being announced every year by Trip Advisor, the largest travel website in the world, and highlight the most beautiful islands. This year, 2015, Santorini is voted the most beautiful island in Europe.
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