The famous volcano
In the Ancient Times, the island used to have a circular shape. The volcano's eruption was so strong that it caused the centre of the island to sink. Some believe that this eruption was even responsible for the extinction of one of the greatest civilization ever: the Minoan Civilization of Crete Island, Greece.
The villages of the island
The island of is known for it incredible villages. Some of them are perched on the top of 300 m high cliffs and offer gorgeous views. Check: Fira, Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani, Megalochori, Akrotiri.
The island of Santorini is less known for its beaches which have the particularity, for most of them, to have black sand Check: Perissa, Kamari, Red beach, Monolithos, Cape Columbo...