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Santorini Holidays

Located in the Cyclades islands, Santorini or Thira is actually a group of volcanic islands. The wonderful images of Santorini are used extensively as visual representations of Greek holidays quite often. Also known as Strongili and Kalisti, Santorini is situated right at the centre of the Greek islands and is an integral part of holidays in Greece. Santorini holidays gain an iconic status also because the island happens to be the site of one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in world history. The remains of the submerged volcano and the caldera are sights of huge interest for tourists on a holiday in Greece. Comprising of several spectacular villages, Santorini is an interesting Greek holiday destination.

Visited primarily for its intriguing natural history, Santorini provides all the ingredients of a spectacular Greek holiday. Apart from being famous as a site of one of the most severe volcanic eruptions of all times, Santorini is also well known for its spectacular sunset views which are among the best in the world. Typical of Greek holiday destinations, Santorini is an ideal blend of natural and historical elements, which makes for a complete holidaying experience for tourists who visit. A Santorini holiday is all the more special because this happens to be the island which features in the famous book “Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea” by Jules Verne. He describes the volcanic eruption he happened to witness, vividly in his best selling book.  Holidays in Santorini are full of resplendent caldera views, red and black beaches, churches, monasteries, museums and fragrant vineyards.

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