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A Day in Santorini - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Crescent-shaped Santorini is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Located in Cyclades group of the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, Santorini is a great mix of fantastic beaches, amazing geological sites, good food, and a rocking nightlife. The island was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC but today attracts more than 1.5 million tourists annually. If you plan to join the crowds in exploring this beautiful volcanic island but have got just 1 day to spare, here is how you can make the best of your 24 hours in Santorini.

How to spend 1 day in Santorini?

Morning

Start your 1-day Santorini tour by first visiting the Perissa Beach. If you are early enough, you can catch a glimpse of the sun rising over the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea. Enjoy an early morning swim, or just sit back and relax on the beach. Later, you can visit Megalochori and get a glimpse into the traditional Greek village life. It is here that you can walk along its quaint alleyways before heading to 18th-century Prophet Elias Monastery, which is also the highest point of the island.

Afternoon

In the afternoon, visit the renowned archaeological site of Akrotiri. It is here that you can explore some of the best-preserved ruins of Minoan and learn about the Bronze Age civilization that thrived in the country for more than 1500 years. Walk through the semi-crumbled buildings and relics that are said to have been buried under the volcanic ashes for over 3.5 millennia.

Evening

After a day full of exploring the island, head to Ammoudi Port of Oia in the evening to enjoy a relaxing sunset sail on a catamaran. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the sea by enjoying a session of swimming or snorkelling. As the sun sets, you can enjoy some of the finest wines on board followed by a scrumptious barbeque dinner.

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