Santorini Island Greece, from Crete are many boat tours excursions to
Santorini, the island actually consists of one large island and several smaller islands.
Santorini is the southernmost and most famous island of the Cyclades in the Aegean sea. From Crete are many boat trips offered to Santorini. Therefore we spend on this website a little attention to this island.
The name Santorini is from St. Irene (Irini Sant). Santorini consists of one large island and several smaller islands. The group of islands created by volcanic activity. There arose a large island. By that a large volcanic bars tion from large parts of the island are beaten path, there are several small islands remained. Besides the main island of Thira that Thirasia, Aspronisi, Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni. In all the islands have an area of approximately 73 square kilometers. The great eruption, 1628 years before the beginning of our year count, caused an over 100 meter high tidal wave, where a large part of the Minoan culture on Crete was
destroyed. Santorini is inhabited by a total of approximately 13,670 people. Most of them live on the island of Thira. This name comes from the DoriŽrs where one Thira to power. In Thira, you will find the capital of the island: Fira. This town is top of the steep rocks and consists of a large number of white houses with blue roofs round, from the lava are carved. For the blue and white was chosen as a konflikt They then banned the use of the Greek flag and decided the people's house in the colors of the flag painting.