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Santorini, Greece

Whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of the sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. The island's charm and subtle mystery have even made it a target of speculation as the location of the lost city of Atlantis.


  • Port Name & Location
    Santorini Port
    Ship will ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EET (Eastern European Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Greek. Say "do you speak English?" in Greek: "milte anglik?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Jewellery, designer clothing and souvenirs.
    • Famous For
      Postcard-perfect Santorini owes a volcanic eruption some 3,500 years ago for its iconic crescent shape and sheer cliffs — some rising more than 1,000 feet.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, a movie starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft, was filmed in many areas of Greece, including stunning Santorini.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The volcanic explosion forming Santorini’s landscape has been linked with the legend of the lost city of Atlantis, but not much evidence supports this claim.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Here’s where you’ll find those iconic white-washed, blue-domed churches, the most famous located in Oia, a village on the northwest edge of Santorini island.


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