The volcano is still live, and makes for fascinating viewing. The high mountains and dramatic coastline lend to some of the most breathtaking natural scenes in the whole of the Cyclades. To make a trip to the island even more inspirational, many people choose to stay in one of the Santorini Island villas. There are many defining features on the island, which makes it stand out from the others surrounding it, include its white aubergines, unique historical sites and volcanic activity.
If you enjoy visiting holiday locations with lots of fascinating history to discover, you won't be disappointed by these holiday jewels
Visit a haven for history lovers with Hainaut Holiday Homes, this region was the setting for many of the most important battles of the First and Second World Wars and visitors can visit Brûly-de-Pesche and view the bunker used by Adolf Hitler to direct the invasion of France in 1940
Come to Liberec Apartments and discover the Liberec City Hall, constructed between 1888 and 1893, using a neo-Renaissance architectural style, the magnificent Church of St. Anthony the Great, and Liberec Castle, built in a Renaissance architectural style and housing a huge collection of glass
Whilst renting Polva County Apartments, don't forget to visit the Church of Polva, a church dating from the 15th century, and the Manor of Mooste
Choose Rhone-Alpes Holiday Cottages and visit Grenoble, with its fine art museum filled with works by Gaugin, Matisse and Picasso, and the city of Lyon, classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its architectural delights spanning two millennia of French history
Favourite Destinations (Island Santorini)
Villas on Santorini Island - book your friends and family a classic Greek island holiday treat this year
The locals on the island are renowned for being extremely friendly and welcoming, and this always makes for a pleasant and enjoyable trip. Each different town on the island has its own distinct features, including the stunning town of Fira, which has been carved into the steep cliff. The views from this bustling town are outstanding, and the Santorini Island apartment rentals here may offer some spectacular coastal sights. Another town which is renowned for its dramatic coastal views is the slightly smaller ton of Oia, which is said to have the best sunset views on the island. Anyone who is interested in visiting some of the historical and cultural sites on interest on the island should take a trip to Akrotiri, where there are some great places to explore and learn more about the history of the place.
Santorini Island Villa Rentals - relax on the golden sandy beaches of this idyllic Greek holiday heaven
Another feature of the island which always seems to fascinate visitors is the collection of cave houses, which can be found at a number of different locations. They are a traditional dwelling from a certain time in the island's history, and many of them have undergone restoration to make them habitable again. Of course, a trip to Greece would not be complete without at least a day or two spent relaxing on the beach, and there are a number to choose from. The famous ‘red beach’ is located a short distance away from the nearest town, but always remains busy during the summer. It is set underneath a huge cliff, and superb views can be seen when walking to the beach. Other popular beaches include the white beach and black beach, all aptly named due to their impressive rock colouration. Island Santorini holiday rentals are popular near these beach locations.