Tourist Info – Santorini

The island of Santorini

Santorini (also known as Thira) is characterised by many as “the jewel of the Aegean Sea”. Looking at the pictures below, you can see why. It is the southernmost island of the Cyclades and is located between the islands of Ios and Anafi. The volcanic eruption of the Thira Volcano that destroyed the Minoan civilization in antiquity caused a large part of the island to become submerge.  The island is now left with a wild and rare natural beauty. Its high cliffs and dark colours are unique!


How to get here

Flights to Santorini: Santorini has its own international airport with regular flights from Athens (Flight duration from Athens to Santorini is about 30 minutes).

High-Speed Boats & Ferries to Santorini Greece: There are ferries and high-speed boats to Santorini port Athinios from Piraeus Port in Athens.The trip from Pireaus to Santorini takes 6-8 hours by ferry, while the high speed ferry takes around 4 hours from Pireaus.

For satellite images of Santorini, the island coordinates are 36 25N  25 26E

Average Sea Temperatures in Celcius

Weater/Climate: Santorini has a Mediterranean climate. Its warmest and dry months are between June and September. During autumn and spring the temperatures are slightly lower but still ideal for outdoor activities.