The island of Santorini has always been a dream summer holiday destination for many people. Located in the Cyclades islands group in the southern part of the Aegean Sea Santorini is among the most popular Greek islands as well as a top tourist destination. The island is best known by its impressive caldera, the fairly active volcano and the breathtaking sunsets. The most famous villages of the island are Oia and Thira, that impress their visitors with their unique architecture of white geometric forms, the winding streets, the cosy little churches and mostly the stunning views to the sea. The island is also famous with its black and red beaches.