Due to its rich history, Santorini has amazing archaeological and historical sites.
The excavations of the Prehistoric settlement in Akrotiri village, introduces to the visitors how lava and ash saved for centuries the history of the island. Some archaeologists believe that Santorini is connected with the Lost Atlantis.
At the Ancient Thira the visitors apart from the magical view can admire the remains of sanctuaries, houses, a theater etc. It is also worth visiting the Archaeological, Folklore and Prehistoric Museums in Fira as well as the Maritime Museum in Ia.
A wonderful touring activity is a day trip by boat to Santorini’s complex of islands: the volcano with the hot springs, where you can swim, and the island of Thirassia, which are situated opposite of Santorini.