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Image for Fira featuring general coastal views and a coastal town

Check out the sights in Santorini, which is 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northwest of Santorini Island. Coming from Santorini National Airport in Santorini Island, Santorini lies 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southwest.

To get a sense of what makes Santorini Island tick, spread your wings and discover nearby neighborhoods like Thira Town, Agia Paraskevi, and Messaria.

You’ll find plenty of interesting cultural highlights in and around Santorini. Discover the museums and galleries of Archaeological Museum, Wine Museum and Megaro Gyzi.

When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Santorini Island, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Explore the stretches of coastline nearby such as Monolithos Beach and Vourvoulos Beach.

Those travelling without kids will enjoy an hour or two at Boutari Winery, Antoniou Winery and Gavalas Vineyard.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Santorini Princess Luxury Spa Hotel, the Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa, and the popular Volcano View Hotel & Villas.

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Where to stay in Santorini

Oia showing a sunset and a coastal town

Oia

Travellers come to Oia for its seaside views, and you can see top attractions like Santorini Caldera and Oia Castle while you're in town.

Oia
Fira featuring a small town or village and skyline

Fira

The breathtaking beach views and island views are just a few highlights of Fira. Make a stop by Santorini Caldera or Museum of Prehistoric Thira while you're exploring the area.

Fira
Kamari, Santorini, Greece

Kamari

Kamari is known for its stunning beaches, and you can see some sights area like Kamari Beach and Wine Museum.

Kamari
Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece

Imerovigli

Imerovigli is known for its island views, and you can see some sights area like Santorini Caldera and Skaros Rock.

Imerovigli
Perissa, Santorini, Greece

Perissa

Travellers to Perissa praise its stunning beaches. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to stop by Perissa Beach and Museum of Minerals and Fossils.

Perissa
Firostefani, Santorini, Greece
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Firostefani

Ample dining options and beautiful seaside views are well-reviewed features of Firostefani. Make a stop by top sights like Santorini Caldera while you're exploring the area.

Firostefani

Top hotels in Santorini

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Sunny Villas
Hotel Sunny Villas
4 out of 5
Imerovigli, Santorini, Santorini Island
Rs7,546
per night
Mar 21 - Mar 22

Situated in Santorini, this romantic hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Skaros Rock and Santorini Caldera. Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre and Wall Paintings ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (465 reviews)

"The property was beautiful and the service was great."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

Hotel Sunny Villas
Lilium Villas
Lilium Villas
5 out of 5
Fira Town, Santorini, Santorini Island
Rs10,720
per night
Mar 21 - Mar 22

Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Santo Wines and Santorini Caldera. Athinios Port is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

4.7/5Exceptional! (534 reviews)

"We have traveled to Santorini 3 time and the last two visits were at Lilium Villas. I would not stay anywhere else, this is my location of excellence, beauty, service, location and the best views you could ask for. I highly recommend this holiday property and hope to visit sometime soon."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Lilium Villas
Volcano View Hotel Santorini
Volcano View Hotel Santorini
5 out of 5
Fira, Santorini, Santorini Island
Rs22,014
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5

Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Santo Wines and Santorini Caldera. Venetsanos Winery and Wine Museum Santorini Island ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (534 reviews)

"It’s very beautiful hotel, amazing views. Staffs are very nice and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Volcano View Hotel Santorini

Popular things to do in Santorini

Kamari Beach
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Kamari Beach

4.5/5(166 reviews)

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Kamari Beach, a popular beach in Santorini. Wander the seaside or discover the area's volcano viewpoints.

Athinios Port
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Athinios Port

3.5/5(80 reviews)

Explore the waterfront of Athinios Port and enjoy activities such as boating in Órmos Athiniós. Stroll along the seaside or discover the area's volcano viewpoints.

White Beach
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White Beach

4/5(79 reviews)

Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at White Beach, a popular beach in Santorini. Wander the seaside or discover the area's beautiful sunsets.

Santorini Caldera
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Santorini Caldera

5/5(300 reviews)

Explore Santorini Caldera, a popular spot to commune with nature in Santorini, and enjoy the volcano viewpoints. Wander the seaside or discover the beautiful sunsets in this romantic area.

Ancient Thira
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Ancient Thira

4.5/5(219 reviews)

Find out about the history of Ancient Thira, one of the top monuments in Santorini. Wander the seaside and beautiful beaches in the area.

Oia Castle
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Oia Castle

4.5/5(246 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Oia during your trip to a well-known site such as Oia Castle. Discover the volcano viewpoints and beautiful sunsets in this romantic area.

Reviews of Santorini

4.7

Top Destination

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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 3.586206896551724%
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4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 19, 2020

I was in winter so a lot of renovation

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jan 19, 2020

Beautiful island and unbelievable views. Worth going now before it becomes too filled with tourists.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 7, 2020

Beautiful scenery and very quiet during the Winter season. You'll be able to enjoy this beauty without all the crowd.

5/5 - Excellent

JT

Jan 3, 2020

Lovely city with incredible views

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Nov 17, 2019

Well worth it's reputation but too many tourists make getting around quite hard. We couldn't get taxis unless pre-booked and the buses were over-crowded in a way I have never seen before. Santorini has become a victim of its own success.

5/5 - Excellent

Family

Nov 5, 2019

Santorini in particular Fira and Oia is great place to be. Really enjoyed the place.