Here is our section with things to see and do in Akrotiri Santorini. Discover 3 interesting sightseeing in Akrotiri, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations of Santorini.
The Minoan Town of Akrotiri is one of the most important ancient sites on Santorini. It is located on the southern side of the island and the town was found almost intact, covered with layers of ashes. Scientists believe that this town was destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Santorini in about 1,650 BC. After many years of being closed down, the site reopened to visitors in April 2012.
This is one of the oldest lighthouses in Greece, as it was constructed in 1892. Its position on the southwestern side of the island gives an amazing view of the caldera and the Aegean Sea.
Located on the highest spot of Akrotiri, this Castle is actually the center of the village. It was built in the Medieval times by the Venetians to protect the island from invasions.
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