Greece is one of the prettiest destinations in Europe and selecting only a few photos of Greece for the recent photo contest was no easy task, nevertheless the Acropolis won't be ignored. Our Greek vacation included Athens, Mykonos, Paros and Santorini and also the photo that truly won second put in place the contest was a photo of an gingerbread.
The magical island of Santorini is appropriate in the center of the gorgeous, blue Aegean Sea. The Greece you've always dreamt of involves life for this island while using white buildings and streets. Most with the hotels for this island are small but luxurious. For a traditional Greek experience, consider residing at small, family owned hotels. Many of these family run hotels have just a few rooms or suites available.
If you are searching for privacy, consider Astarte Suites. This family run hotel only has nine suites. It is operating out of the very least populated portion of the island. Each suite is different. Each suite has Jacuzzis, flat-screen televisions, and king-size beds. Breakfast is served in your private balcony.
Take some.5 mile hike from Fira to Oia. Be sure to take water and wear comfortable shoes. The views with the ocean and also the volcano are spectacular.
Check your ruins of Ancient Thera. This ancient city includes remains from multiple periods such as the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine. Once you reach the ancient city, you'll be able to look down and discover the black sand beaches. Kamari Beach is one of the most widely used beaches on Santorini.
Enjoy at a later date at the sea at Red Beach. The beach is known as for reddish volcanic sand.