Perissa & Perivolos

Perissa is a very well organized and all welcome beach

Perissa and Perivolos (Perivolos is the natural extension of Perissa beach) is a beautiful beach situated 12 km southeast of Fira and extending for 7 km on the southeastern side of Santorini  The beach features unique charateristics, black sand, crystalline waters and various beach facilities. However, the enormous rock called Mesa Vouno that rises from the sea is the main attraction of the beach and the entire area. Visitors are left spellbound by the stunning view of the rock especially when it shines in the dark. Perissa is a nice tourist resort witnessing a huge tourist movement that starts from in the middle of the summer season. The village offers a great variety of hotels for all tastes and budgets, restaurants, taverns, cafes and bars. The area is extremely developed with modern amenities and quite inviting while retaining its strong traditional character. From Perissa, a small path crosses the mountain and leads to the ruins of Ancient Thira. The excursions can be made by foot or riding donkeys

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Santorini Atlantis Books among world’s top 10 bookstores

Atlantis Books in Santorini is the most interesting bookstore in the world, according to leading National Geographic magazine. “A decade ago, a group of friends from Cyprus, England, and the United States founded this bookshop, now in a gorgeous home overlooking the water in Oia, Santorini. The store has hosted readings on the terrace, bookbinding classes, and food and film …

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Barcelona to Athens Cruise

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Santorini promoted as a year-round round destination

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