Santorini, also known as the 'Black Pearl of the Aegean' is by far the most spectacular of the Greek Islands. Around 1500 BC a volcanic eruption caused the central part of the island to sink into the sea, leaving a crescent shaped rim of cliffs around the harbor formed in the volcano's Caldera.
The crescent shape of the island is a consequence of the activity of the volcano in prehistoric times. The island itself owes its very existence to the volcano. No trip to Santorini is complete without watching a sunset or sunrise from the village of Oia, perched on the cliffs of the caldera looking out to the Aegean sea.
There are many beaches dotted along the eastern coast including the famous Perissa and Perivolos beaches which together form the longest black sand beach on the island. Be sure to visit Red beach with its high red cliffs and its hand size pebbles submerged beneath the crystal clear water.
This four day trip includes roundtrip transportation and three nights on Santorini.
If you prefer traveling to Santorini on your own the banner in the upper right corner can guide you to a wonderful hotel.