The island of Santorini is the largest of the archipelago of the same name. It is also one of the most famous and the most welcoming of Greece. One that may have given rise to the myth of Atlantis charm with its mild climate, its famous blue and white villages like Ohia and Fira, its remains and beaches in which to sunbathe. To see and do in Santorini: What strikes arriving in Santorini, this is the typical light of the archipelago due to the mix between the volcanic earth, the sun of the Mediterranean and a clear horizon. This is usually a boat that landed on the island through its lagoon, which is actually the caldera (one of the largest in the world) from the volcano that gave birth to the archipelago. The rock paintings are proof that the island has been inhabited since prehistoric times, it is rich in remains of the Minoan civilization of the Bronze Age, but also the rest of the Hellenistic or Roman occupation. Thus, Thera (or ancient Thira) is a dead town over Perissa to 369 m altitude. Oia is considered the most beautiful village in the archipelago with its cave houses suspended over the void and beautifully decorated churches. This is a must during your passage on the island. The downside is that the village is literally stormed in high season. However, Pyrgos village perched above the Santorini, is still relatively untouched and offers unparalleled views of the archipelago. After exploring the white towns and blue domes of Santorini features, you can always enjoy the many beaches of the island, the dark colored sand is of volcanic origin. The corners where to sleep: Tourism is the main economic activity in the archipelago of Santorini. But with the influx of visitors, capacity is often saturated in high season. Prices may well flare up, hence the need to book your hotel in Santorini beforehand.