Imerovigli is located 3,5 km from the capital Fira/Thira and 9,5 km from the Village Oia which belongs to the world heritage.
Imerovigli village is renknown as "The balcony of the Island Santorin"
because the village is built amphitheatrically on the highest point of the caldera cliffs, about 300 meters above sea level at the north part of the island. Its position commanding magnificent views of caldera and the Aegean Sea .
If you are keen on walking from the capital Fira Imerovigli is easily accessible on foot.
The main attraction of the village is the rock called Skaros on the seaward side. It was one of the five fortresses of Santorini and the most significant one. It was once an observation post providing security from pirates. Today you can admire the remains left after the earthquake of 1817. Enjoy the stunning view from the top of the Skaros-Rock. Skaros is the trademark of Santorini, on the cliff edge in front of Skaros you can visit the prominent Chruch of Panagia Malteza and the chapel of Panagia Theoskepasti
The Monastery of Agios Nikolaos located between the villages Firostefani and Imerovigli is also worth to see. The Monastery hosts a folklore museum and an ecclesiastical museum with Byzantine icons. Immerovigil is a impressive scenery of whitewashed houses, priceless tranquility, cobblestone alleys, paved paths away from the hustle and the bustle.
Santorini has volcanic beaches with black grey sand, such as the Kokkini and Aspri beaches located near the settlement of Akrotiri on the southern coast. On the eastern coastline of the Santorini: Kamari-Beach, Perissa, Perivolos, and Monolithos. Other Santorini beaches are located along the northern coastline: Ammoudi-Beach , Armeni-Beach, Baxedes-Beach, Paradissos-Beach, Koloubo-Beachs, and Vourvoulou.
But the main-attraction of Santorini are not the beaches. Visitors from all over the world come to Santorini to admire the ambience of the caldera and the most stunning views to the aegean sea.
Santorini Island is one of the most beloved holiday spots in the world, celebrated for its stunning ambience, unique architecture and the golden sunsets.
Avant-garde artists with their galeries are settled here to present their artwork.
Don’t miss to take a tour to the volcano with traditional boats form the old port of Fira.Swim in hot springs, dive , see the life and listen the voices under the sea.
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