Santorini or Thira is an island of unique beauty and aesthetic globally. It has the largest caldera in the world, born of the volcano that is still smoldering. Furthermore, it has the most beautiful Cycladic town, Fira, and the traditional settlement with the famous sunset, Oia. Santorini is also known for the most important archaeological site in Cyclades, Akrotiri, same as for its beaches of incomparable charm and tradition that are worthy to meet.
During your stay in Erato Apartment Complex, we suggest you to visit some attractions that are worth seeing, and taste the unique recipes of the local cuisine accompanied by the famous Santorini wine.
Have a walk at Fira and meet the most beautiful, picturesque and cosmopolitan town of Cyclades. Fira town will impress you with its distinct color. A traditional town that will take you back in time, in cobbled streets, squares and old neighborhoods, churches and panoramic views of the caldera. You will also enjoy its secular life and its many entertainment options as well.
Sunset in Oia. For many visitors, Oia’s sunset is the main reason to visit the island. The magic hour where the Aegean Sea meets the sky coloring the universe! The most photographed sight of the island that you must see and feel.
Archaeological site of Akrotiri. Characterized as the Pompeii of Greece. One of the most important archaeological sites in Cyclades, after archaeological investigations unearthed the well-preserved remains of an entire village buried under lava and ash.
The beaches of Santorini are famous for their uniqueness. You’ll find it out by the time you see the infinite black sand in Perissa beach, Perivolos and Kamari beach. Another suggestion is the Red Beach where the steep red cliffs surround the homonymous beach. There are also less crowded beaches as Emporio,Coloumbos, Monolith, Kamari and so many others that are worth exploring.
Santorini has a tradition in winemaking. We suggest you to visit the traditional wineries of the island where you will have the opportunity to learn important information about the wine production and taste its unique varieties, such as Assyrtiko, a white variety with an excellent flavor, the famous Visanto, a sweet white or red wine that is made from sun-dried grapes and Nikteris, which is a dry white wine.
Furthermore, during your stay on the island you can taste the exquisite local cuisine’s recipes, made from the island’s traditional products, justifying their unique flavor. Among them, the famous Santorini fava, tomato balls, zucchini, sun-dried tomatoes, white eggplant, and recipes with fresh fish and seafood.
Distances from Erato Apartment Complex:
Fira: 800 meters
Airport: 6 km
Athinios Port: 11 km
Exo Gialos Beach: 3.5 km
Monolithos Beach: 6.3 km
Supermarket: 200 meters
Bus Stop: 200 meters