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|Subject: Santorini, a Small Cluster of Islands 14/11/2010, 9:52 am|| |
Santorini is a small cluster of islands that were formed due tovolcanic eruption some 3,600 years ago and are located in the southsection of Aegean Sea. Santorini is about 200 km from Greece’s mainlandand it is a destination that is world famous and attracts thousands ofvisitors to spend their vacation. Santorini is parts of the Cycladicgroup of islands. The best part while visiting this section of theisland is to take a long ferry services and enjoy the natural scenicbeauty. A lot of flights travel to Santorini City during the summerseason. Legendary stories say that Santorini is a place where thecivilization of Atlantis once lived.The city is actually remains of the volcanic eruption that eruptedsome 3,600 years ago. However, it has lead to a beautiful, peacefulcity with a dynamic and explosive night life. This is one of the spotsthat you would never forget because it has a mixture of all: fun,adventure, nature, peace and beauty.Santorini has 3 islands. On one side, you can view the villages thatlook very close to a fresh oil painting view. This part of the city ishighly commercial and generates maximum revenues for the entire island.The second one is the town of Perissa, where you can find black sandbeached full of tourists all over. The third part of the city is whatis called the Akotiri; these are the ruins of the Minoan Period. Thispart is also known as the archeology site. However, it is not veryfamous among the tourists.