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Things to do in Akrotiri

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Red Beach , Akrotiri
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Famous for its red rock formations, Red Beach sits just steps from the site of an ancient Minoan settlement destroyed by a volcanic eruption
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Ruin
Akrotiri , Akrotiri
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Set your clock back a few thousand years with a visit to Akrotiri, a Minoan Bronze Age settlement destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption ar
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Equestrian Trail
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With Experience Horse Riding you can experience the pristine beauty of the island from horseback. Located in a small village near the famous
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Duration: 5 hours
Sail around Santorini on a Catamaran during this 5-hour Cruise, departing from Vlychada Marina. Sail past the island's highlights, such as the Red & White Beaches, the Indian Rocks, and the Venetian Lighthouse of Akrotiri. Stop for snorkeling, marvel at the scenic views of the Aegean Sea and the Volcanic Caldera, and enjoy our Greek Buffet Lunch or Dinner on board with drinks.
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Caldera Beach , Akrotiri
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What Caldera Beach lacks in amenities, it makes up for with stunning vistas and a peaceful environment. Located a steep walk away from the ma
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Beach
Kamari Beach , Kamari
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Soak up the island atmosphere at Kamari Beach, a popular spot to watch sunrises and sunsets. This beach, Santorini's longest, attracts water-
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Akrotiri

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Beaches · Ruins · Lighthouses
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites. In 1627 a massive volcanic eruption destroyed a Minoan settlement located here, burying the remains of many everyday objects and preserving for posterity the ancient way of life of a long-gone culture. The settlement, once an important port city on the Aegean, likely served as an inspiration for Plato's story of Atlantis, mentioned in two of the philosopher's major works. The modern village of Akrotiri now draws history buffs and vacationers from around the globe and offers easy proximity to a series of red and black volcanic beaches. Plan my day in Greece using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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Where to stay in Akrotiri

For easy access to the area's volcanic beaches and famed archaeological sites, book your stay just a short drive from Akrotiri. A string of affordable inns and small hotels surrounding this village provide air-conditioned rooms with views of Santorini's volcanic caldera. Travelers wishing to indulge themselves while on the island can explore Akrotiri's private villas, offering access to outdoor swimming pools and private terraces, ideal for hosting small parties and sunset dinners.
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