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The bewitching but dangerous beauty of Santorini's Red Beach

Santorini’s Red Beach is seen in an image from EscapeGreece.com    Rockfall risk: Since Santorini enjoys a worldwide reputation for superlative natural scenery, it’s not surprising that the island’s remarkable Red Beach regularly garners glowing accolades from international travel publications and leading lifestyle websites — along with ample attention on social media, where thousands of people have posted selfies that […]
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Sky views of Santorini's sensational cliffside scenery

  Drone tour: Here’s a video to excite and inspire those of you who will be going to Santorini this summer — or possibly sometime in the future. Created by NPro+ Aerial Production, the two-and-a-half minute film will take you on an exhilarating aerial tour of the western side of Santorini, renowned for the picturesque villages that cling to […]
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The splendour of Santorini

ShareSantorini was filmed during April 2013  by dimid, a timelapse photographer from Minsk, Belarus, and his colleague Zweizwei from Korea.   Bedazzling beauty: Now that it’s a brand-new year, people around the world are beginning to book their spring, summer and fall trips to Greece. Since many will be spending some time on Santorini, I’m posting some inspiring videos that […]
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Santorini sets its sights on year-round tourism

 Click on the arrow to view Santorini The One, the lead video in a series of clips produced earlier this year to promote Santorini tourism. The island now hopes to become a popular travel destination all year long.    Four seasons of splendour: If all goes according to plans currently under development, winter won’t be “off season” […]
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Exhilarating sights and scenes from Santorini

ShareFilipe Samora captured breathtaking Santorini sights in this spellbinding film posted on Vimeo. I loved watching the video and am sharing it here so you can enjoy the exhilarating images of this incomparably beautiful Greek island.
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Santorini claims #1 spot on T+L magazine readers' ranking of best islands in Europe & the world

Luxury hotels crown the spectacular caldera cliffs in Santorini’s Oia village  Reader favourite: Santorini is the world’s best island for 2014, according to a survey of Travel + Leisure magazine readers. Santorini beat out three Hawaiian islands as well as Bali, Indonesia to claim top spot in T+L’s World’s Best Awards 2014. Last year, Santorini […]
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Petition seeks better working conditions for mules & donkeys used as 'tourist taxis' on Santorini

Some of the mules used to transport tourists up and down hundreds of steps between the cruiseship tender dock and Fira, the main town on Santorini   Animal abuse: An international online petition is urging local authorities on Santorini to make significant improvements to the welfare and working conditions of dozens of mules and donkeys […]
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Soar above Santorini!

ShareThis video, which was posted online by YouTube member neasantorinis, shows astounding aerial views of Santorini as well as the adjacent volcano island of Nea Kameni. Click the arrow to play the video, and enjoy your flight!    
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Aenaon Villas' traditional design blends beautifully into Santorini's spellbinding caldera landscape

Aenaon Villas sits nestled against the side of a rugged cliff on Santorini’s spectacular caldera. Designed in traditional Cycladic architecture, Aenaon’s seven luxury villas boast breathtaking views of nearby Thirasia island (upper left) …     … as well as Imerovigli village and Skaros Rock (upper left), the Nea Kameni volcano island (top center) and […]
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Sea, sky, sunsets and scenery: amazing timelapse film of Santorini's incomparable sights and views

ShareClick the arrow on the image (above) to watch the Studio Phosart production, Timelapse in Santorini, a breathtaking film of Santorini’s spectacular scenery   Year-long project: When you view Santorini’s marvellous scenery in person, it literally leaves you breathless. The island and its views can look equally stunning in photos and videoclips, too. And if […]
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Santorini & other islands ranked cheaper to visit than Athens for backpackers & budget travellers

  Passengers on a Blue Star ferry get a good look at Fira village as the ship passes below Santorini’s stunning caldera cliffs     Cost comparisons: Backpackers and people travelling on tight budgets will find their money goes farther on Santorini and other Greek islands than in the city of Athens. According to the […]
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Wine Enthusiast features Greece's Aegean Islands on list of top 10 wine travel destinations for 2014

This is just part of the jaw-dropping caldera view that tourists enjoy while visiting SantoWines on Santorini. At upper right is the clifftop village of Imerovigli, while in the distance beyond the cruise ships is the scenic village of Oia. This photo appears in Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s profile of the Greek Aegean Islands as one […]
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3 Comments

  1. Interesting posts! especially about year-round tourism!

  2. Hi!
    I am planning to visit Greece in first or second week of October! Need updates on how the weather would be and are there any parties happening during that period.. suggestions for must visit places would be great! Also if you can share some links which might be helpful during my visit. Thanks in advance.

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