We suggest some interesting routes by car and some of the nicest spots on Santorini Island that you can visit.
1st santorini island route:
Fira - Megalochori - Akrotiri - Perissa
Starting from Fira, you head towards Megalochori, which is a traditional settlement and one of the most picturesque villages on the island and it has some famous wineries (Antoniou, Boutari & Gavalas). You will see historical mansions, old traditional houses with high walls, inner courtyards and solid wooden door entrances.
After Megalochori, you will go to Akrotiri. You will visit the Archaeological Site and the museum. The ancient settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1627 BCE and buried in volcanic ash, which preserved the remains of fine Frescoes and many objects and artworks. At the end, you will visit Perissa beach, you will enjoy swimming and greek food in a local traditional restaurant.
2nd santorini island route:
Fira - Firostefani - Imerovigli - Ia
Starting from Fira, you go to the northwest side of island from the main road. At Firostefani & Imerovigli, you will enjoy the amazing breathtaking views to volcano and the walking in traditional small streets. Also visit Ai-Stratis church, the monastery of Saint Nikolaos and the remains of the medieval Venetian castle 'Skaros’.
After you will go to Oia (Ia) village which is the best sunset point in Santorini Island. The narrow streets above are filled with souvenir shops, galleries of local artists and quality restaurants for you dinner.