Santorini is perhaps the most fascinating and most talked about island of Greece in the Aegean Sea.It is a cosmopolitan island with visitors coming from all around the world. The volcano is still active, and the last eruption was in 1950, causing an earthquake that destroyed many villages on the island.
Firá is the picturesque capital of the island. Firá, together with Oia, Imerovígli and Firostefáni located high above on a cliff which offers an amazing view of the volcano. Other famous smaller villages are Akrotíri and Méssa Vounó, with their famous archaeological sites. Some of the villages are cosmopolitan, some more peaceful, surrounded by vast vineyards, whitewashed cliff-top towns with castles affording amazing views out over the Aegean Sea.
Cousteau looked for the lost city of Atlantis here. On Santorini!