Santorini Island is an archipelago of five islands which capital is the island of Thira, the capital of the population of around eight thousand people and an area of seventy-six square kilometers. The coastline has a length of about seventy miles. The capital's streets are a maze of intricate, and over the roofs of buildings soaring blue-domed churches and sunsets here are, it must be seen with your own eyes The beaches are colored red, blue, white beauty. Santorini Island as a result of its volcanic origin, had suffered much trouble and misery due to the constant eruptions. These eruptions constantly change its geometrical shape.
The Greek Santorini Island is full of mystery. Many even believe it is the prototype of the famous Atlantis. Like it or not, it is unknown, but the fact that about three thousand years ago half in Santorini was a powerful volcanic eruption, after which pitiful remnants remained on the island, no doubt among scientists. In fact, the whole Santorini is filled with water crater of the volcano, which last time woke up in 1950, causing a very strong earthquake. Particularly impressive sight is the west side of the island, where huge rocks, crowned with snow-white buildings, abruptly break into the waters of the Aegean Sea. On the east coast of the island are steep cliffs which give way to endless shores, covered with pebbles or a specific "black" sand, which owe their color of volcanic ash. From the port, are called the Rock, which stands for "ladder", you can climb to the "capital" of the island town of Thira on foot or by donkey - the hundreds of stairs or the funicular railway. The main attraction of Santorini is the "Valley of the Butterflies", the only such park in Europe. On the branches of trees you can see millions of tiny reddish-golden butterflies. Every summer they come to the valley during the breeding season, attracted by the island's cleanest air, cool and vanilla smell of resin plane trees.