October 18, 2017

Reasons Why You Should Visit Santorini This Fall

 

Everybody wonders when is the best time to visit Santorini. The answer is simple: anytime you want. However, if you wish to experience the authentic side of this worldwide famous island, fall is the best season. Find out why!

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ESCAPE THE CROWDS

Santorini is, no doubt, one of the most famous destinations in the world. If you have visited Santorini in July or August, even September, you can realize what we are talking about. Santorini gets packed from visitors! From October onwards, though,  the island is much more less crowded. You won’t have to wait in order to get in the arcaheological sites and museums, make reservations to your favorite restaurant and wake up early to find a sunbed. An excellent scenario for a peaceful and calmer autumn escape!

BETTER RATES

Due to its popularity, Santorini is one of the most expensive islands in the Mediterranean during the high season. Visiting the Greek islands during autumn is less expensive. For the off-peak season, there are great deals for boutique hotels and long-haul flights. Maybe your dream to sleep in a wonderful room with a caldera view can actually become true! Book now your room!

 

CRUISE RIDES TO THE VOLCANO

Sailing around an active volcano is an experience of a lifetime! It’s no wonder why Santorini’s name has been recognized worldwide as one of the most beautiful places on earth.Although travellers get impressed from these astonishing landscapes of this island of the Cyclades, they seem to disregard the story behind the creation of this masterpiece of nature. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the Geological Park of Nea Kameni in autumn.

ENJOYABLE PROMENADES

Hiking lover or not, the cobblestone path from Fira to Oia via Firostefani and Imerovigli is a must for your explorations in Santorini, as it lines up half of the volcanic caldera. Characterized as the most scenic route in Santorini, this path will offer you millions of spots to catch the sunset. It’s a ten kilometer hike that lasts about four hours. Although it might be a tiring route, you will definitely find your mysterious spots to capture images with your camera from the sunset on your way. From Skaros Rock in Imerovigli and the Church of Agios Antonios with its spectacular view over Thirassia Island to the windmills of Oia and its castle walls, the cobblestone path from Fira to Oia will leave you speechless.

 

WINE TASTING

Can you imagine harvesting grapes in such a volcanic soil, where one of the largest volcanic events on earth in recorded history took place? The vineyard of Thera is considered to be one of the most peculiar in the entire planet. The vines of Santorini flourish, as they withstands drought and its roots penetrate the Theran land. The local grape varieties produce wines of high quality that withstand the distinctive ecosystem of Santorini, as the cultivated region begins at a height of 300 meters whose vines go all the way down to the sea level.

 

Everybody wonders when is the best time to visit Santorini.

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