Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades prefecture with a population of approx. 1800 according to the 2001 census. It is part of the Municipality of Thira and is situated approximately 8 km away from the island's capital Fira. Kamari was built by residents of the nearby village of Exo Gonia that was almost flattened by a devastating earthquake that hit Santorini in 1956.
The village got its name from a small arch (Greek: Καμάρα, Kamara) that still rises at the south end of its beach and is what remains from an ancient sanctuary dedicated to Poseidon.
Santiorini is an Aegean Sea island, apart from the Cyclades Islands, Greece with a population of 13 600 instead. and area de73 km ². Thira is the capital of the island.
In the middle of the island is a blue-water lake that has formed on a very old volcano, according to legend, he destroyed the lost continent, Atlantis, when it erupted 3500 years ago, burying the ancient city of Akrotiri (now is excavated ) under tons of ashes.
Santorini island has two towns, Fira and Ia, located in the highest areas of the island. Here are built hotels, restaurantae, bars and many other tourist facilities to keep tourists well when dispusiatunci relax between visits to the archaeological ruins of ancient Thera.
While Kamari is more suitable for the tourists comfortable , Perissa is the ideal place for young people. In this village , the architecture is modern , especially hotels , restaurants and taverns , but Perissa preserved and oldest construction , value , Timios Stavros like nineteenth-century church . It is an impressive building with a tower where you can see every corner of the resort.
Perivolos lies between Vlihada and Perissa. Perivolos is the place to have a great time in the well organized beach bars and restaurants. Beach bars are lots of fun, they combine a "day club scene" with swimsuits, beach volley and happenings.
Perivolos beach is easily accessible from Perissa. Buses and cabs can be hired that will take you to the Perivolos beach. Visitors with high energy levels can choose to walk the distance and the walk is indeed invigorating as the surrounding countryside is bewitchingly beautiful.
Perivolos beach in many ways is an extension or continuation of the Perissa and Agios Georgis beaches and there are absolutely no barriers in between the beaches.
Fira is the capital of the island and the most important village and is located on the west part of the island of Santorini Greece, 10km away from the Port of Athinios.
Fira is perched on the edge of a 260 meter cliff and offers a fantastic panorama on the volcano.
The earthquakes of 1956 destroyed a part of the town but hopefully, some of the18th century houses are still standing.
Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini (Thera). The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1627 BCE and buried in volcanic ash, which preserved the remains of fine Frescoes and many objects and artworks. The settlement has been suggested as a possible inspiration for Plato's story of Atlantis. The site has been excavated since 1967.
Monolithos is a quiet beach but well organized, with all the comforts (even sea sports). Hotels, beach bar, umbrellas and taverns are available. The village was named (monolithos in Greek stands for one rock) after the solitary rocky outcrop. With its broad beach of fine black sand and seemingly endless shallows, Monolithos has inevitably developed into a family resort.
Even if officially considerated as a distinct village, Firostefani is the continuation of Fira.
A quiet village, which is mostly constituated of hotels, traditional houses, villas, studios and rooms. The area proposes just a couple of restaurants and cafe but Fira, where all the activities are concentrated can be reached on foot (walking distance about 15 min ). It is also, one of the most picturesque and peaceful neighborhood which is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera, that 's really worth visiting it.
Oia (pronounced Ia) - is the most populous attraction of the island, especially at sunset. It is the northernmost point in Santorini, 11 km from Fira and the second largest city after the capital, situated on the edge of the rocks . Approx. 60 old traditional houses in Oia are restored and entered into the tourist circuit, so guests can also find accommodation here.
Megalochori is one of the most picturesque villages on the island. Its existence is recorded back to the 17th century.
Home to historical mansions, old traditional houses, pirate hideaways and wine canavas, it has a history of merchants and wealthy land barons exporting Vinsanto wine that the island still produces.
Vlihada Beach is situated next to Agios Georgios, 13 km from Fira town and very easily accessible since it is in the main bus route. The beach is beautiful, composed of volcanic grey sand surrounded by high cliffs, and is the ideal spot for privacy since it is not as crowded as other beaches in Santorini.
Imerovigli is an expansion of Fira, a traditional village. The city's name comes from the word "vigla" meaning "day". It was developed following a new tourist trade, Imerovigli becoming an important accommodation base in Greece.
Pyrgos was built on the top of a hill and was until the early 1800, the capital of the island. The village is composed of traditional houses built around the Venetian Castle and the small streets follow the shape of the hill.
Akrotiri is located next to the famous Red Beach in the southeastern part of the island. Akrotiri was originally a Minoan settlement and today is one of the most important tourist attractions and the most important archeological site in Santorini. The prehistoric city was destroyed due to a massive volcanic eruption around 1600 BC. Today, on the picturesque streets, two-story buildings, wonderful frescoes and lots of tools witness the way of life in prehistoric times.
Messaria village is situated the center of Santorini island. Its existence is recorded back to the middle of 17th century. During the 19th century Messaria was the center of industry in Santorini. An impressive landmark is the old Markezinis knitting factory. The original architecture of the village is interesting, a combination of stately homes and domed shape cave houses tunneled into the volcano rock. Messaria is vineyard country.
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