Villages & Attractions
Santorini has a number of charming traditional villages dating back to the middle ages. Have your Black Pearl guide accompany you on a tour of the quaint villages throughout the island.
Visit Acrotiri town with its medieval tower, Emboreio village with its Dark Age fortress, Dash under church steeples in Megalochori and end up in the cute square with its fine restaurants. Go to Pyrgos with it’s towering Kastelli (castle) built in 1204 by the Venetians, or visit Messaria a village full of mansions and historical buildings in Santorini. Other choices are the towns of Firostefani, which means the “crown of Fira” or Imerovigli with its high vantage point, which means “day watch” – where they used to watch for pirates in the Middle Ages. Don’t miss stunning Oia; picture perfect and the new icon/symbol of Greece in magazines and posters.
Besides the villages, don’t miss Santorini’s has other important main attractions like the archaeological sites, museums and points of interest which are easily accessible with, and thoroughly explained by, with your professional Black Pearl escort.