Greece is one of the prettiest destinations in Europe deciding on just 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 the photo that actually won second devote the contest was a photo of an gingerbread.
The magical island of Santorini is correct in the center of the gorgeous, blue Aegean Sea. The Greece you've always dreamt of relates to life for this island while using white buildings and streets. Most from 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 only a few rooms or suites available.
If you are interested in privacy, consider Astarte Suites. This family run hotel has only nine suites. It is located within the least populated portion of the island. Each suite is different. Each suite has Jacuzzis, flat-screen televisions, and king-size beds. Breakfast is served on your own private balcony.
Take some.5 mile hike from Fira to Oia. Be sure to take water and wear comfortable shoes. The views from the ocean and the volcano are spectacular.
Check your ruins of Ancient Thera. This ancient city includes remains from multiple periods like the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine. Once you arrive at the ancient city, you can look down to see the black sand beaches. Kamari Beach is one of the most widely used beaches on Santorini.
Enjoy another day at the sea at Red Beach. The beach is known as for reddish volcanic sand.