Discover the rich history of Santorini island, which begins from 18 c. B.C.
Visit the Prehistoric Site of Akrotiri, in which the latest excavation revealed a Minoan Bronze Age settlement with the Minoan civilization due to inscriptions in Linear A, and close similarities in artifact and fresco styles. A must-see site, also, is the Ancient Thera, an antique city on a ridge of the steep, 360 m high Messavouno mountain. It was named after the mythical ruler of the island, Theras, and was inhabited from the 9th century BCE until 726 CE.
Santorini, the one spot on Earth where the sun paints the skies like a Monet, holds many treasures for all kinds of travelers. We will guide to a special journey to some of the most interesting heritage spots, architectural landmarks, and other places of cultural interest in and around Oia. Strolling through the paved alleys of Oia or Fira of course art galleries showcasing contemporary sculptures, paintings depicting Santorini, original mosaics, religious artifacts, clay workshops cannot miss.