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Santorini Volcano, Fira

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The cause of one of the largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, Santorini Volcano represents an active volcano with a crater rising out of the sea. The volcano violently erupted in 1627 BCE, destroying the island's thriving Minoan settlement. Although no clear records remain of this event, the eruption appears to have inspired many Greek myths and produced a short-term climatic change that caused heavy rainstorms as far away as Egypt. Today, all of Santorini serves as a kind of volcanological museum, offering you a chance to observe a range of geological features. To appreciate the volcano in its full glory, take a boat tour around the island. Put Santorini Volcano on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Fira trip itinerary website.
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  • I jogged from the boat dock to the top, then around the rim. I had to cross back and forth multiple times before descending back to the boat dock to finish a 5K distance. The ground at the top is... 
    I jogged from the boat dock to the top, then around the rim. I had to cross back and forth multiple times before descending back to the boat dock to finish a 5K distance. The ground at the top is...  more »
  • The views from this volcano are stunning. The walk up isn’t very long, but we found it quite difficult as we aren’t used to heat. The inactive crater isn’t very far from the bottom though, so if you.....  more
    The views from this volcano are stunning. The walk up isn’t very long, but we found it quite difficult as we aren’t used to heat. The inactive crater isn’t very far from the bottom though, so if you.....  more »
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  • We went to this place through santo boat tours. It was an amazing experience. The views were breathtaking. The swimming at thermal springs after visit of volcano was even more memorable.
  • The guide from the cruise to the volcano and hot springs islands was great. Totally recommend.

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