Locate Santorini island

To locate Santorini is first to head towards Europe, and more precisely in the Cyclades in Greece.
If the cities of Oia and Fira are the best known, other cities and villages will charm you!
In addition, the island is easy to visit: Oia and Fira are to the west, the beaches are rather to the south and all over the eastern part …
Santorini covers an area of ​​76.19 km2 (18 km long and 12 km wide).

Where is the Cyclades

Thus Santorini is located in the Cyclades in Greece.
But where is it located?

Where are the Cyclades ?
The Cyclades (Kykaccal) is an archipelago of Greece.
Located in the South of the Aegean Sea, the Cyclades have about 250 islands and islets of which about twenty are inhabited. The Cyclades form a circle around the sacred island of Delos.

Where is the Aegean Sea located?

Where is the Aegean Sea located?
The Aegean Sea is an inland sea of ​​the Mediterranean basin.
Concretely, it is located between Europe and Greece in the West, and between Asia and Turkey in the East.

Why is it called the Aegean Sea?
The story of the Aegean Sea is one we like to tell …
In practice, we find it summarized on Wikipedia:
« It would come from the legend of king Aegean who, in Greek mythology, would have committed suicide during the return of Crete from his son Theseus. The sailors had to put white sails on their ships if Theseus came back alive, and black if he had perished during his duel against the Minotaur. However, the crew, drunk with joy and wine, forgot this promise. When the boats returned, Aegean believed that her son was dead and, overcome with pain, he killed himself by throwing himself into the sea. ”

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