Santorini and the other islands that form the archipelago of the same name are essentially the end products of a major volcanic eruption that occurred many years ago, leaving behind an interesting cluster of islands. When you book flights to Santorini, you can expect to enjoy many activities that involve a backdrop of fascinating volcanic rock.
Santorini’s Must-See Attractions
- Visit a quintessential Greek island village with a trip to Oia, which is populated by white homes and domed churches
- Take a step back into time by strolling through the prehistoric city of Akrotiri
- Explore submerged volcanic rock as you scuba dive along the caldera
Hidden Santorini Gems
If you are interested in discovering the unique history of the islands in addition to lounging on the beach, you might want to visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thira or the Archaeological Museum to marvel at the treasures and artifacts.
Santorini provides a unique opportunity to enjoy some of the most delicious food while looking out over one of the best views in the world, as many wonderful restaurants are located along the rim of the caldera. Of course, you should also try authentic, local dishes, such as tomato balls.
Plan Your Santorini Holiday
The busiest time to buy tickets to Santorini is certainly in July and August; however, if you want to enjoy great weather, thinner crowds and better flight deals to Santorini, consider visiting in May or June. In late spring and early summer, you can find cheap hotels in Santorini and benefit from many great seasonal cultural events and delicious fresh products. Save yourself headaches by taking advantage of airberlin's convenient Check-In options when flying to Santorini.