During the earthquake of 1956 Smaro's house collapsed into ruins. Only a few things had survived. She gathered them up, and with her husband, children and memories of all the years she had lived there, she left.
Earthquake victim camps were set up in Fira on the lower road. At that time the area was covered in trees and fields and the camps stretched as far as the eye can see.
Artemis's great love for his boat and the sea was captured in the hearts of all his children. This love endures until today.
The morning brings fresh eggs for breakfast, cakes, jams, toast & butter, juices and something hot to drink. The larder is filled with fruit, yoghurts, local syrup sweets, coffee and tea, milk and sugar, and tidbits of all kinds.
Capital : Fira
Food & Agriculture
Position & Size
How to Get There
Santorini is a group of islands in the south Aegean sea: Thira, Thirassia, Aspronisi, the Christiana Islands, Palia Kameni, Nea Kameni (Volcano). The Province of Thira is made up of Santorini, Anafi, Thirassia, Ios, Folegandros and Sikinos.
Cave Houses, neo classical mansions, cobbled streets, winding paths, domed churches, most houses have a dome at some part of the roof structure.
Vineyards, wine, grape cultivation, cherry tomatoes, fava bean, capers, cucumbers 'Katsouni', watermelon, chloro cheese, sweet pies 'Melitinia'
128 nautical miles from Piraeus port, 63 nautical miles north of Crete, 73 square kilometers in size, main port - Athinios,
Latitude - 36 19’ 56” to 36 28’ 40” N., Longitude - 25 19’ 22” to 25 29’ 13” E.
Boats depart from Piraeus all year round. During the summer season hydrofoils also leave from Piraeus, as well as connections from Crete & other islands. Direct flights from Athens International Airport are available all year round.