Santorini - a paradise of sun, sea and something else ..
Author: Теодора Пенева, 12.04.2016
In life everyone comes to that point where you say "I'll travel around the world. I'll see all the beautiful places to go where no one has gone. "
Of course, this is difficult to achieve, but not impossible. One of the fabulous destinations that is available now to all is a unique mysterious island - Santorini. A place where history and present intertwine into one.
Santorini is remembered most - biggest volcanic explosion on the planet, but over time turns into a paradise for people. Upon arrival on the island face the huge rock formed from lava of volcanic eruptions in the past. Formed beaches are a favorite place for recreation.
Most - access is black beach where extend some unique resorts Perissa Kamari, Perivolos. Located in the southeastern part of Santorini. You will be amazed of beauty and tranquility that you will find there. Other unique beaches on the island are white and red. They become an attraction for visitors because to them can only be reached by water. Tourists can stroll and explore with organized boat from the port of Akrotiri, which is located in the southern part of the mysterious island.
One of the most remarkable resorts of Santorini's town of Oia. Each visitor is left breathless when he witnessed unspeakable sunset. There forget about any worrisome moment and lean captivating views. The place must visit the central square of "Iya" called "Balcony of Iya." There are magnificent landscape to 300 meter cathedral. Ordered and small streets of the city will be overwhelming with various cafes, shops, taverns where you can taste the ouzo tradtsionnoto and goat cheese, olives, typical for Greece. Architectural whitewashed houses and blue domes have preserved its beauty through time and every tourist is enchanted by everything that surrounds it.
Small but rich in history is Santorini. Tourists have the opportunity to visit various attractions such as one of the most impressive monasteries - Profitis Elias (Elijah Proprok). The monastery is inhabited by several monks who care for the vast gathered a collection of historical objects such as icons. Monks produced wine that everyone can buy. The monastery was built on a natural rock and is located on the highest point of the remarkable island. Tourists can visit it at certain times.
Santorini becomes a favorite destination for many people. Important landmarks that must be visited are the museum of wine, maritime museum on the island Iya, folklore museum in the village Kontohori.
An interesting fact about the island is that it never rains, although planted vineyards producing traditional wine "Lava". Not so well known is the fact that the island has 36 species growing grapes is made and wonderfully white wine.
The easiest way to get to the island by airplane or ferry passing first through Athens. The road to the ferry course is quite long, but you will be able to witness the wonderful places to climb funicular or donkey. For every adventure ferry is the right choice.
Combines tradition and luxury Santorini is a place that must be visited. Paradise of sun, sea and something else will find this mysterious place on earth where now a modern nothing will miss you, but will teleport into a living history of a unique island.
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