Santorini and Mykonos are undoubtedly two of the most popular Greek islands, both offering unique thrills! Although they share several similarities, they have clear and distinct characteristics in terms of their character. Which one is worth visiting more? ‘Both’ is the right answer. Whether individually or through Island hopping, which offers the most comprehensive experience, it’s a must to visit both!
Santorini: A global tourist brand!
Once in the southern Aegean, there was a round island with the same name: Strongyle. However, in 1623 BCE, during the Minoan era, it experienced an unprecedented volcanic eruption that was to change its history. As a result of the eruption, the island split in two, forming Therasia and the caldera of Thera. At the same time, the prehistoric civilization was completely destroyed. The rearrangements due to various explosions continued, creating small volcanic “cones” like Nea, Palea, and Mikri Kammeni. Thus, due to intense volcanic activity, the island acquired its current morphology. Its unique natural landscape elevated it to a world-wide travel brand, famous throughout the world!
Santorini is known for its sunset, its white villages with blue accents, and its… reminders of its volcanic origin: namely the volcano itself, the caldera, and its black beaches. It is mostly known as a highly romantic destination, and many call it… the “island of couples”. Moreover, in Santorini, you will experience gastronomy and winemaking at their best! Finally, it’s one of the most… Instagrammable places in the world, with photographic clicks happening non-stop!
Mykonos: The island of celebrities
The ‘Island of the Winds’ is one of the most cosmopolitan destinations in the world. It’s the ‘chosen’ island for Greek and foreign celebrities and synonymous with luxurious vacations and unrestrained entertainment. Indeed, the parties in Mykonos never end before the early morning hours. It’s the ideal island for those seeking luxury and good times and certainly have the corresponding budget.
However, Mykonos is not exclusively the island of nightlife. It has fantastic beaches, and despite the crowds, you will enjoy swimming in crystal-clear waters. Some of the most beautiful beaches in Mykonos are: Ftelia, Panormos, Ornos, and Agrari. Additionally, Mykonos is innovative in gastronomy, both Greek and international! Get ready to dine in gourmet restaurants with ample views of the Aegean, stylish eateries right by the waves, and ultra-luxurious sun loungers.
The combination of Santorini – Mykonos is just what you need for a ‘packed’ summer!
The combination of Santorini and Mykonos is the most ‘unbeatable’ pair! Combining the romantic atmosphere of Santorini with the intense cosmopolitan energy of Mykonos creates the ultimate summer mix! If you want the ultimate experience, choose to do island hopping to live back-to-back life on both islands! What separates you from this? Booking your tickets through Fast Ferries, of course!
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