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Rising out of the crystalline waters of the Aegean Sea, Santorini's otherwordly volcanic landscape of black and red-sand beaches and enormous caldera meet quintessentially Greek white-washed houses and blue-domed churches.

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Oia Village
Oia Village, Santorini

The village of Oia is the island's most iconic destination. 150m above sea level and situated on the downward slope of a volcanic caldera, this postcard-perfect village is dotted with white and blue cave houses. Enjoy sweeping views of the volcano, the surrounding vineyards, and majestic sunsets each day.

Red Beach (Kokkini Paralia)
Red Beach, Akrotiri, Santorini

The unique colour of the sand and the breathtaking volcanic landscape make this beach a must-see destination. Its particular rock formations treat travellers to stunning views, and the smooth, mirror-like sea creates a contrast with the bold red of the shore. The beach is pebbly and not ideal for lying, though its rock formations make it perfect for snorkelling.

Theoni's Kitchen - Fira
Dekigala Street, Fira, Santorini

The best of Greek cuisine blends harmoniously at Theoni's Kitchen, composing a well-established restaurant that thrives on fresh seafood and meat along with locally-grown vegetables. Add also outstanding cooking skills and friendly service to the winning formula and the mix is complete,

Volcano Blue - Fira
Agiu Mina, Caldera Fira, Santorini

Treat yourself nicely with a dinner at Volcano Blue, one of the best views in Santorini's capital. There isn't better way to top off a day at one of the island's beautiful beaches than enjoying seafood prepared to perfection on the terrace that overlooks the caldera, watching the sun disappear below the horizon.

The Good Heart - Akrotiri
Akrotiri, Santorini

The Good Heart, located in Akrotiri, serves Greek specialties made of the freshest, locally grown ingredients, but what's truly peculiar about this dining place/shop is the welcoming ambiance that the family who runs the restaurant creates by delivering outstanding service. Here, you will also find local produce such as jam, cheese, preserves and other homemade delicacies.

Scalini Shoes - Fira
Fira, Santorini

Located in Fira, Scalini Shoes is provided with both men's and women's footwear, offering casual and easily wearable fits for all season. At Scalini Shoes you will also find accessories, purses and bags of every sort.

Santorini National Airport
Santorini Airport, Santorini

Situated North of Kamari village, Santorini's Airport (JTR) is only 6 km away from downtown Fira. The airport is connected to the capital by a bus service, and the journey takes approximately 20 minutes. Buses are not frequent and may not run throughout the whole day: you will find a schedule outside the airport, before the exit. If you wish to get a private or shared transfer, you can either book it in advance (one option: or find one of the companies located at the arrivals terminal. As the bus service is not particularly efficient, renting a car is also a valid option, especially if you are planning on going on a tour of the island. You will find 3 car rental desks located at the arrivals terminal.

Donkey Ride

Santorini's "mule taxi" is a tradition that is unfortunately renowned worldwide, as donkeys are used to walk up the steep climbs of the island and are a main attraction for tourists. Travelers are urged not to use donkeys as means of transportation because of the poor condition in which the animals are kept.

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