Blue sky and hot beaches that is all what people looking for their break. Santorini – one of the most pretty location in Europe can make that vision come true. Although the traveller happiness depends on many different factors such as: travel agency, conditions, accommodation, guide even country economical stability.
Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean Sea. At the beginning all of this region was a one big island, but after huge volcanic eruption (about 3600 years ago) it become one of many little islands. The eruption left a huge caldera (Santorini lies on one of the most active volcanic centre in this zone) surrounded by volcanic ash. One of the popular theory holds that this pure catastrophe is the origin of the story of Atlantis. This story and many marvelous monuments (mostly Minoan culture) such as buildings in Akrotiri (with lots of ceramic pottery, wall painting and frescos). The ruins are quite good preserved. Santorini isn’t only ancient history. A lot of interesting buildings were build in medieval times (Byzantine Empire – commonly churches). The traditional architecture is presented by low-lying cubical houses, which are made from local stone (a lot of them has a characteristic blue domical roofs). The most popular locations to see are Fira, Oia, Kamari, Pygos, Therasia and Perissa.
There is many places worth to see so well-educated guide will be irreplaceable. The second thing will be a great hotel. Santorini hotel shall be comfortable, have a trained and qualified team, playground and other attractions for children, marvelous dishes and of course it must be located near the beach (with a clean and bright sand) – . That is the most popular tourists expectations. In today’s world, where people can share any tip in a very short time the customers point of view is extremely important to people who run that kind of business. On vacations travellers take a lot of pictures.
They take photos of themselves and monuments, but not only. They photographed food, resort equipment, everything that they find interesting. Every error of Santorini hotel team could be discovered, commented and shared, so they must stay focused all the time. The third thing is the weather. In this part of the Europe it is not much changeable but mostly you can expect pleasant, hot days. Using that information may prepare you to probably one of the most unforgettable break of your life. It is only one condition – stay open-minded. It is one of the interesting place in Greece and when you are already tired of Athens and other standard locations – let’s try something brand different.