Travel guide over Santorini sights

In Oia, travelers can spot the ruins of an old Venetian fortress, built in the 15th century. This fortress has repeatedly defended the city from pirates and conquerors. Despite numerous battles, it remained in excellent condition until the middle of the last century. Everything changed in 1956 when a major earthquake hit the island of Santorini. It destroyed the historical building almost completely. They didn't restore the old fortress. … Further

Most fashionable hotels in Santorini

The upscale hotel Astarte offers its services to tourists in Akrotirion. It is sure to attract attention of tourists preferring to stay in unusual places. The hotel is situated on a high rock of volcanic origin offering great panoramic view of the coastline. It has a very amazing territory with huge infinity pool framed by the spacious stone terrace; rooms also feature beautiful finishes of natural stone. Guests may diversify their leisure visiting the upscale restaurant that serves Mediterranean cuisine. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Santorini

Speciality fish dishes of the house are of great popularity among regular visitors of the restaurant. The same popular treats among the restaurant guests are vegetable garnishes served under spicy sauces. Chicken fillet stewed in sauce, delicious potato crisps, plenty of fresh vegetables and aroma pastry will be a pleasant addition to comfortable and cozy rest in the restaurant. Another feature the Geyseis Elladas restaurant is much appreciated for is reasonable pricing policy. Another excellent place to visit is the Savvas Popeye tavern located close to the Perivolos beach. … Further

Best beaches of Santorini

Monolithos is next to Kamari beach. The former attracts the attention of tourists preferring to stay in a quiet and secluded ambience. Despite the fact that the impact of civilization can't be seen on the beach; it has many modern amenities for its visitors. There are comfortable hotels in a couple of minutes’ walk from the coast, as well as taverns and bars, where you can relax on a hot day. … Further

Guide on cultural sights

Another remarkable historical object to visit is the Profitis Ilias Monastery which is placed on a slope of the highest hill of the island. The monastery was established as far back as in 1711 by two monks. For a long time the monastery served as a secret school in which local children studied culture and Greek language secretly from Turkish governors. At present a part of the monastery building is transformed into a museum and in front of the museum tourists will find a perfectly equipped observation platform opening a vibrant view of the destination. … Further
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