One of the best tourist destinations for you to enjoy the best holidays of your life is definitely the island of Santorini.
A peculiar place, different and beautiful, considered as one of the most visited by tourists in Europe.
Its wonderful views, its orography, its beaches full of sand and colorful stones, the magical places that there are in it, and a lot of restaurants and discotheques, make this place, the best destination to spend an unforgettable vacation.
This island is considered as a sanctuary where you can breathe peace, calm, tranquility and where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
8 of the best things you can do on the island during your next holiday
Bus tour of the island
One of the best options you have to discover the place faster and safer is to take a bus tour. It has an approximate duration of 10 hours and also has a tour guide. You will be able to explore the most beautiful and characteristic places of the zone, to visit different monasteries, towns and beaches, including the well-known Red beach, one of the best places in Santorini, where you will be able to enjoy the atmosphere and visit some of the restaurants so that, you will taste the Greek cuisine. The excavations of Akrotiri will also be one of your destinations, one of the main archaeological sites in the place.
This is definitely one of the best tourist activities you should do if you visit Santorini Island. You will be able to navigate the waters by the caldera in a beautiful sunset cruise on the DreamCatcher catamaran. Look at the volcanic cliffs, visit private bays, do some types of water sports like snorkeling and try the delicious barbecue that the cruise offers, all while sailing the Aegean Sea. The cruise lasts 5 hours and you will surely love it.
Tour of the Santorini vineyards
Probably one of the most interesting and fun activities you can do in Santorini. A tour where you can taste the best wines of the place. You will be able to get to know the different wineries and observe the way in which the wine is elaborated. It has an approximate duration of 4 hours and you will have a tourist guide to show you the route. During your visit, the wine experts will explain the different cultivation and production techniques and you will be able to taste the best Santorini wines in the area. The tour also includes a visit to the vineyards where you can learn how the vines are grown for production.
Electric bicycle tour of Santorini
If you have an adventurous spirit, a bike tour may be your best option to know the place. In this tour you can discover the beauties that the site encloses and to cross practically all the places that are in the island. You will observe beautiful landscapes, ocean views, mountains and some settlements that are part of the tradition of the place. You will have the opportunity to discover the hidden paths to the Castelli Emporium, the rock in Megalochori and the volcanic caldera, and enjoy the delicious typical food visiting restaurants and cafeterias.
Walking and sunset observation in Oia
Without a doubt, this is one of the best places to go in Santorini. The impressive views can be captured in photos, enjoy the beautiful sunsets, take a walk along the edge of the caldera and observe some animals that belong to the fauna of the area. You will be able to enjoy a delicious traditional picnic while observing the Mediterranean landscape. Don’t forget to bring comfortable clothes and sneakers as you will have to walk almost 10 kilometers.
Island bus tour
One of the best ways to get to know Santorini Island and its magical places is to take a bus tour. You will have the opportunity to see different beautiful places such as the monastery of the prophet Elijah, the village of Pyrgos considered as one of the biggest attractions of the island, the different excavations of Akrotiri, Red Beach, and Oia. You can taste the delicious traditional food in a café or have lunch in the traditional Greek restaurants.
Visit to White Door Theatre
With a duration of 90 minutes, the visit to this theater implies a trip through the music where you will be able to enjoy the atmosphere that is lived in a great Greek wedding. An interactive show where you will listen to Zorba’s music and Sirtaki’s dances in the hands of professional dancers. You can also enjoy wine and traditional Greek sandwiches. This will be an experience you will never forget.
Visit to the wineries
It is one of the best ways to experience the flavors of wines on the island. In each visit you make, you will be able to taste different types of wines, visit the best vineyards and learn about production techniques. The wineries, full of tradition and in some cases modern, will give you the opportunity to discover a new way of drinking wine.
These are only 8 of the many activities that you can do in the place, we assure you that you will spend an unforgettable holiday in of the best tourists places around the world.
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