High above, the main villages of Fira and Oia are a snow-drift of white Cycladic houses that line the cliff tops and spill like icy cornices down the terraced rock. And then there are the sunsets, with crowds breaking into applause as the sun disappears below the horizon.</p> <p>In peak season, Santorini becomes a playground for the very wealthy, and while this has resulted in some stellar restaurants and superb wineries, the strain on the infrastructure is a concern. Still, there's relative seclusion found at the island's ancient sites, on hiking trails and beneath the waves.
santorini traveler greece

Explore the City

The City Maps

Other cities in Greece


With equal measures of grunge and grace, Athens is a heady mix of ancient history and contemporary cool.


Mykonos is the great glamour island of Greece and flaunts its sizzling St-Tropez-meets-Ibiza style and party-hard reputation.

Get Updates & More

Travel choices in Egypt & around the world.

*We Never Send Spam