“The Balcony To The Aegean” That Fascinates The Senses

Known as the "The balcony to the Aegean", the village of Imerovigli encompasses the unparalleled charm of Santorini. Due to its exceptional location, Imerovigli commands stunning views to the sparkling Aegean sea, as it's situated about 300 meters above sea level, on the highest point of the caldera cliffs. From there you can also witness the eternal charm of the volcano and the world-famous sunset.

The moment you will arrive in Imerovigli, Skaros will draw your attention. The immense rock features a fortress, used to protect locals from pirate invasions. Today you can only admire the glorious ruins, as the 1817 earthquake had some disastrous effects on the site. Considered by many the symbol of Santorini, Skaros offers hiking routes and some breathtaking taking views.
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There are also some intriguing churches and chapels to visit in Imerovigli. The simple lines and the whitewashed buildings blend with the Cycladic setting, offering an amazing backdrop to relax and take in Santorini’s tranquility. Panagia Malteza church and the Panagia Theoskepasti chapel provide a panoramic caldera view, as they are both built on the cliff edge. Between Agios Nikolaos and Filostefani lies the female monastery of Agios Nikolaos, featuring a folklore museum and an ecclesiastical museum which hosts some rare Byzantine icons.

While in Imerovigli you will find restaurants and cafes to relax and admire the view, as there are many terraces that dot the village. The narrow cobbled streets adorned with flowers, the white houses and the romantic atmosphere of Imerovigli renders it the ideal stay destination, away from the bustle and hustle.
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