Santorini is said to be one of the Mediterraneans most visually stunning holiday destinations. It was formed by a massive volcanic eruption, and is an up market island that offers beautiful scenery with popular black sandy beaches along the east coast.
There is plenty of history and archaeological sites on Santorini such as the ruins of ancient Thira and the Venetian fortress at Pirgos. This crescent-shaped island is as spectacular as it is dramatic. In Thira pretty, domed churches stand between the houses and the town boasts various restaurants, so that you can eat and then enjoy the beautiful sunset.