Santorini Greece Cruises
Ancient Thira The majestic ruins of Ancient Thira are situated on Mesa Vouno, over 1000 ft above sea level. The city was established in the 9th century B.C. by Dorian colonists led by Theras, and was inhabited until the early Byzantine period. The preserved ruins belong to the classical Greek and Roman phases of the city. Ancient Thira is located 7 miles (11km) south east of Thira.
Red Beach Read Beach is made up of red and black volcanic sands, and sits in a magnificent location under soaring cliffs, facing the blue clear seas of the Aegean. Red Beach is on the south west coast of the island, about 8 miles (13km) from Thira.
The Prehistoric City of Akrotiri Akrotiri is the most important prehistoric settlement in the Eastern Mediterranean. Often nicknamed 'Prehistoric Pompeii', the city dates back to early Minoan times and was destroyed by a volcano in 1522 B.C. Protected under a metal roof, only a small part of the archaeological excavation work is on show. Akrotiri is sited in the south west tip of the island, 7 miles (11km) from Thira.
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What is Santorini Greece?
Santorini is a beautiful and very special island in Aegean Sea.Its rich volcanic history has made it famous world wide.
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What is the weather in Santorini Greece in January?
During January it is Winter in every part of Greece and the whether is cold.