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Holidays In Imerovigli

Imerovigli Holidays at a Glance

Imerovigli village is the highest point of Santorini giving it panoramic views of the island and the blue domed churches. The village of Fira can be found 2 kms away, a short bus/taxi ride away, where you will find bars, tavernas, restaurants and discos.

Who holidays in Imerovigli?

Those seeking a quiet and relaxing holiday.



Key Facts - Imerovigli

  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 30
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration4 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport11 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)25 mins

Peaceful Imerovigli is a clifftop hideaway with pretty traditional houses, tavernas and small churches. The village is close to quiet beaches where the only sound that can be heard is the breaking of waves against the shore.

Luxury hotels, spa resorts and villas for complete comfort and relaxation have been chosen by Olympic Holidays’ experts for discerning guests who simply want to get away from it all.

Hot Springs: Possible to visit by boat and a fantastic way to relax on your holiday. Here you can soak up the therapeutic mud and enjoy a leisurely swim. Located at Palea Kameni, next to Nea Kameni (old burnt one), which is the volcano.

Ancient Thira: The site of Ancient Thira is situated on the rocky headland of Mesa Vouno, 370 metres above sea level on the southeast coast. This site was re-colonised after the great eruption.

Akrotiri: An ancient Minoan city, located in the village of the same name, where excavations still continue to this day. There is also a castle (Goulas) which is now ruined (after the Turkish invasion in 1617).

Fira: The capital of Santorini with the spectacular architecture of its dazzling white houses. The volcano lies exactly opposite, still emitting puffs of steam. The town is situated 27.5 metres above sea level.

Oia - Hosts the most fantastic view on Santorini. Spectacular sunsets. Beautiful white washed and blue domed houses. This is the most picturesque village in Greece so ensure you do not forget your camera.

Pyrgos - Large village retaining its medieval features. Highest point on the island.

Imerovigli Holidays - Excursions

Sunset Cruise: Take in the spectacular views of the Caldera. Enjoy a buffet meal and unlimited wine as you watch the sunset over the magnificent island.

Volcano Tour: Cruise over the Caldera, to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni. A guided walking tour will take you to the crater of the volcano before you cool off in the clear waters of the hot springs in Palai Kameni. Take in some of the best views on the island.

Akrotiri Archaeological Site and Museum: Explore the ruins of the ancient civilisation of Akrotiri, covered by ash from the volcanic eruption of 1500BC.

Village and Sunset in Oia: Visit the spectacular church of Episkope Gonia, the oldest Greek Orthodox church on the island, explore the medieval village of Pyrgos, and the picturesque village of Oia, enjoying the spectacular sunset. See the real Santorini.

Wine Cave Museum Sample the local wines, unlimited wine and a 4 course Greek meal whilst you are entertained all night by traditional dancers and singers.

All the above excursions, as well as other days and nights out can be booked with the Olympic representative on the day after your arrival at the Welcome Get Together. Please book at this time to avoid disappointment as we have limited availability.

Hot Springs: Possible to visit by boat and a fantastic way to relax on your holiday. Here you can soak up the therapeutic mud and enjoy a leisurely swim. Located at Palea Kameni, next to Nea Kameni (old burnt one), which is the volcano.

Ancient Thira: The site of Ancient Thira is situated on the rocky headland of Mesa Vouno, 370 metres above sea level on the southeast coast. This site was re-colonised after the great eruption.

Akrotiri: An ancient Minoan city, located in the village of the same name, where excavations still continue to this day. There is also a castle (Goulas) which is now ruined (after the Turkish invasion in 1617).

Fira: The capital of Santorini with the spectacular architecture of its dazzling white houses. The volcano lies exactly opposite, still emitting puffs of steam. The town is situated 27.5 metres above sea level.

Oia - Hosts the most fantastic view on Santorini. Spectacular sunsets. Beautiful white washed and blue domed houses. This is the most picturesque village in Greece so ensure you do not forget your camera.

Pyrgos - Large village retaining its medieval features. Highest point on the island.

Imerovigli Holidays - Excursions

Sunset Cruise: Take in the spectacular views of the Caldera. Enjoy a buffet meal and unlimited wine as you watch the sunset over the magnificent island.

Volcano Tour: Cruise over the Caldera, to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni. A guided walking tour will take you to the crater of the volcano before you cool off in the clear waters of the hot springs in Palai Kameni. Take in some of the best views on the island.

Akrotiri Archaeological Site and Museum: Explore the ruins of the ancient civilisation of Akrotiri, covered by ash from the volcanic eruption of 1500BC.

Village and Sunset in Oia: Visit the spectacular church of Episkope Gonia, the oldest Greek Orthodox church on the island, explore the medieval village of Pyrgos, and the picturesque village of Oia, enjoying the spectacular sunset. See the real Santorini.

Wine Cave Museum Sample the local wines, unlimited wine and a 4 course Greek meal whilst you are entertained all night by traditional dancers and singers.

All the above excursions, as well as other days and nights out can be booked with the Olympic representative on the day after your arrival at the Welcome Get Together. Please book at this time to avoid disappointment as we have limited availability.

Popular activities during Imerovigli holidays include:

  • Walking
  • Cycling.

Eating/Drinking During Imerovigli Holidays

Fira has an abundance of bars, shops, cafes and tavernas, some offering views of the Caldera. Beautiful cobbled streets, mixing old with new. Some night clubs to dance the night away.

Getting Around on Imerovigli Holidays

Boat: There are direct ferries leaving from Santorini to Ios (1 hr) & Crete (6 hrs) with connecting ferries Paros (3hrs) Mykonos (5hrs).

Bus: Frequent bus services are available for throughout the island connecting the villages of Santorini with Fira.

Car: Rent a car or jeep from our representatives in Santorini.

Imerovigli Holidays Shopping

Santorini has a spectacular collection of gold and silver designs. The gold is the equivalent of 14 carat. Most popular designs are items such as dolphins and axes.

Holidays in Imerovigli - Beaches

Monolithos beach is a sandy beach with good tourist facilities.

Kamari beach is a black sandy beach situated near the airport.

Perissa and Perivolos beach is a long stretch of black volcanic sand with the 2 beaches merging into one. There are a variety of watersports on Perivolos beach.

Armeni beach is located in the north of the island. This beach is reached by a 300 step walk.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Santorini 17 19 25 27 27 24 21
London 13 16 20 22 21 19 13
Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Santorini 8 9 11 12 12 9 7
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3

Imerovigli Holidays - 5 Day Forecast

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