Santorini Island

Helicopter Transfers, Sightseeing & Inspiration 

Embark on a private helicopter journey to the breathtaking island of Santorini, a splendid jewel nestled in the Aegean Sea. Whether planning an extended stay or seeking a swift day trip transfer from Mykonos, Athens, or any other location in Greece, experience the unparalleled beauty and charm of Santorini from the skies, creating unforgettable memories in this iconic destination.

Mykonos to Santorini // Santorini to Mykonos - ca. 30 minutes

Crete to Santorini // Santorini to Crete - ca. 35 minutes

Athens to Santorini // Santorini to Athens – ca. 60 minutes

Helicopter Tour of Santorini

The precious gem of the Aegean

Santorini, also known as Thira, reigns as Greece's premier travel destination and stands among the most enchanting romantic getaways in the Greek islands and globally. Nestled in the Aegean Sea within the Cyclades archipelago, Santorini's landscape was dramatically shaped by one of the most significant volcanic eruptions recorded, leaving behind a submerged volcano and a stunning caldera. Perched atop this caldera are mesmerizing villages, showcasing the iconic Cycladic architecture and offering awe-inspiring views of the sea. Beyond the breathtaking caldera settlements, Santorini is celebrated for its captivating sunsets, the intriguing volcano, and its array of opulent resorts, making it a quintessential destination for travelers seeking both beauty and luxury.

Santorini History Sightseeing

Santorini History

Santorini's rich history is marked by the influence of two significant civilizations. The first, dating back to prehistoric times, is vividly brought to life through ongoing excavations at Akrotiri, revealing a complex society that once thrived on the island. The second civilization, that of ancient Greece, is epitomized by the ruins found on Mesa Vouno, showcasing the strategic and cultural depth of the era.

The ancient city of Akrotiri is not merely Santorini's most critical archaeological site; its exceptional preservation and the abundance of artifacts uncovered there position it as the foremost prehistoric settlement across the Eastern Mediterranean. Often likened to the Pompeii of the Aegean, Akrotiri offers a captivating glimpse into a world suspended in time, providing invaluable insights into the life and times of its inhabitants.

The area's strategic significance did not go unnoticed by the Lacedaemonians, who, attracted by the natural defenses offered by Mesa Vouno's limestone rock, established their city there. This city, from the 9th century B.C. through to the advent of Christianity, stood as Santorini's sole urban center, underscoring the island's importance throughout various historical epochs.

Santorini Sightseeing Inspiration Sunset

Oia sunset

The Castle of Oia stands as Santorini's premier vantage point for sunset views, renowned for offering what many claim to be the island's most spectacular sunset panorama. As the day nears its end, throngs of visitors converge upon the castle, armed with cameras or holding close their loved ones, all turning their eyes westward in anticipation of the celestial spectacle about to unfold.

As the sun begins its descent toward the horizon, the sky transforms into a canvas awash with vibrant hues of yellow and orange, which gradually morph into shades of pink and purple with the approaching darkness. At this moment, the sun, reduced to a shimmering speck, seems to dance at the precise point where these colors blend into a dazzling white. The effect is nothing short of magical, with the occasional sea mist adding a ethereal quality to the scene, as though cloaking the view in a translucent veil, enhancing the beauty and making it a truly unforgettable sight.

Greek Volcano Sightseeing

Visit the volcano
Palea and Nea Kameni

Seize the opportunity to explore the most recently formed land in the Eastern Mediterranean! The twin islands of Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni, nestled at the heart of the Santorini caldera and affectionately known as "the volcano" by locals, stand as the newest volcanic territories in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Palea Kameni, translating to "Old Burnt Island," emerged less than 2,000 years ago, making it relatively young in geological terms. Nea Kameni, or "Young Burnt Island," is even younger, having begun its formation merely 450 years ago, with its most recent lava flows dating back just 67 years (as of 2017). These islands bear witness to the ongoing volcanic activity that continues to shape and define the Santorini caldera, offering a unique and tangible connection to the natural forces that sculpt our world.

Santorini Local Inspiration

Local Products

Santorini, renowned for its volcanic landscape, offers a plethora of products that are coveted and celebrated worldwide. Embark on a culinary journey with some must-try delicacies. Begin with the iconic split peas, versatile in preparation, from a smooth puree topped with onions to combinations with eggplant or transformed into a hearty soup.

Then, savor the island's signature cherry tomatoes, available in various types, perfect for taking a piece of Santorini with you. The white eggplant, a unique variant to the island, along with capers and caper leaves, stand out as local specialties, adding distinct flavors to any dish.

On the sweeter side, treat yourself to koufeto, a traditional wedding sweet, and melitinia, a cherished Easter treat, both embodying the essence of Santorini's confectionery heritage.

And no exploration of Santorini's offerings would be complete without indulging in its acclaimed wines, regarded as some of the finest globally. The local vineyards produce enchanting varieties that capture the unique terroir of the island. Numerous shops and restaurants feature these local products, inviting you to discover and take home the culinary treasures of Santorini.


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