One may think that considering a trip to the surroundings of a Santorini, Greeceworld renowned active volcano which, moreover, is supposed to have obliterated the ancient Minoan civilization, does not stand for the most inspired vacation plans. Despite such aspects, Santorini remains to be one of the first hand tourist choices in the world.
In terms of cuisine, Santorini is famous for its tomatokeftedes or fried tomato balls, for its cherry tomatoes, but also for the fresh grilled fish and white aubergines. In addition, Santorini is world renowned for its local wines – Vinsanto is said to be the best of all – recognized as to their value since [...]
Being a tourist paradise, Santorini offers to all visitors the famous White Beach, Red Beach and Black Beach. But the overall view is breathtaking in itself: both the seascape and the landscape are world renowned for their uniqueness, not to mention the specific architecture consisting of cubic white-washed homes and blue-domed churches.
Nowadays Santorini used to be a corner of the cradle of the Minoan civilization, so its history goes back to the 3rd millennium BC. The population is said to have been extinguished or determined to migrate due to the eruption of the local volcano in the Bronze Age.