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TravelPod Member ReviewsAsteras Villas Fira
Fantastic villa, wonderful hosts and excellent location
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... in the low season of winter the place is packed full of other tourists and the guards and their frequent reminders to be quiet and no photos. We took in as much as we could before the crowd was too much and we left. We probably could have spent more time at the museum wandering it's many buildings and floors of treasures, but we'd seen the Sistine chapel and the must see lists included the map room and candelabra rooms, which we walked through on the way to the chapel, a ...
... time in the making. Santorini became volcanically active around 3 million years ago, but it is the eruption of 1600 BCE that was historically significant. This massive explosion blew away much of the island leaving the crescent of land we see today. Some scientists think that the Crete based Minoan civilization was destroyed by the tsunami that ensued. Some more romantically oriented suggest that this is where the legend of ...
... of a cliff overlooking the sea, usually at sunset. Also we decided on a one of three fast ferries that left almost 2 hours earlier than rest to give us more time since we decided to go on just a day trip rather than overnight. As it turned out, it left early because it's older, slower and breaks down a lot. Fortunately it didn't break down but it did take a lot longer to get there (and to get back). But Santorini. Supposedly it's a volcano that was ...
... route to Oia which followed the coastline of the Aegean Sea. The water was an amazing crystal blue colour. We stopped to take some photos at a small little beach that had some fishing boats anchored there. When we got there, we heard a loud noise and turned around and two large boulders of rock came hurtling down the hill. Luckily we didn't park our quad bike close to the cliff. It was so hot and the water ...
... the top we met up with the others to have a bite to eat. It was a nice day for all the wedding guests to spend the day together. After dinner we stayed in Fira for a bit and then went back to Petit Palace for a few drinks. It was an early night as the bride and groom needed their beauty rest. Wedding day! See wedding day post. The morning after the wedding was a wee bit rough. We had to get up early pack our things and take them to Petit Palace, because ...