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Volcano & Hot springs Tour

The most important Santorini’s excursion is undoubtedly the one at the most popular volcano of our country. A very nice trip via traditional boat you can reach Nea Kameni, a small island made by lava, where you can walk at the edge of the still active volcano’s crater. The view, even the crater’s itself, is incredible. Add to this the cliffs of Caldera with Santorini’s villages hanging from their top, and you will be able for a while to understand the majesty of this experience. Moreover, a unique value of this excursion is the possibility to visit the Thermal Waters at Palaia Kameni and dive in its sulphide water or in the medicinal mud. During the excursion,there is time to visit the traditional beautiful little village of Thirassia and visit its wonderful little village Manwlas. You will have also the chance to enjoy one of the most staggering sunsets in Aegean, Oia’s sunset. We are not exaggerating: The witness is such, that when the sun goes down diving in the sea, the observers clap their hands Contact the reception department and get informed over: • the daily schedule of the excursion • the departure point • your transportation to and […]

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Volcano Festival

“Volcanoes” Festival is celebrated, every August. The Volcano Festival took place on the Caldera. The event that everyone looks forward to and attracts a large crowd, with concerts, dancing performances, and the revival of the volcano explosion with many impressive fireworks.

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Akrotiri’s archeological sight.

Akrotiri is located at the Thira’s south coast and it is one of the most important prehistoric settlements of Aegean. Its inhabitance dates around Neolithic era. The settlement’s big extent, the artificially made drainage system, the multi-storey buildings with the wonderful wall paintings and the furniture, witness the settlement’s big development. Akrwtiri was often communicating with other important areas such as Crete, mainland Greece, Dodekanisa, Cyprus, Syria and Egypt. The earthquakes and the eruptions that followed the years after had as a result the settlement’s end, at the end of 17th century B.C. The lava from the eruption covered the whole island, just like it happened with Pompeii.

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