There are a number of Things to do and sites to see on or around Santorini.

There are the most recommended attractions:

Ancient Akrotiri, Santorini

This ancient city was covered in a heap of volcanic ash, preserving it for present-day archeologists and interested tourists.

Attraction type: Ancient ruins

Ancient Thira, Santorini

This 11th century BC Dorian settlement includes remains from Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods.

Attraction type: Ancient ruins

Archaeological Museum of Pre-Historic Thira, Santorini

Any visit in the new prehistoric museum of Thera , would never leave an accurate impression about the importance of this prehistoric evidence...

Attraction type: Museum; History museum

Ia, Santorini

A scenic, old world town full of white houses and winding streets.

Attraction type: Historic village

Santo Winery, Santorini

(see webcam from Santo winery)
Tours of the winery, including an audio-visual presentation on the history of winemaking are offered in Greek, English, German, French and Italian.

Attraction type: Winery

Thira Foundation: The Wall Paintings of Thira, Santorini

Destroyed by an eruption of the Santorini volcano 1500 years before the destruction of Pompeii, Akrotiri's recently discovered wall paintings have been reproduced for public viewing.

Attraction type: History museum

Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Santorini

Attraction type: Museum; Religious site

Thirasia, Santorini

Attraction type: Island

Megaron Gyzi Museum, Santorini

A local history museum featuring a collection of old maps and traditional costumes.


Attraction type: Specialty museum

Panaghia Episcope, Santorini

Built in 1115, this beautiful Byzantine church has withstood invasions, fires and earthquakes.

Attraction type: Religious site

Palea Kameni, Santorini

Attraction type: Island

Nea Kameni, Santorini

Attraction type: Island

Santorini volcano, Santorini

Attraction type: Volcano