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One of the oldest lighthouses in Greece, Akrotiri LightHouse still stands as a sentinel on Santorini. A French trading company built the square structure in 1892 and operated it with oil, but the beacon switched to electricity in 1988. Wear closed-toed shoes to safely climb the rocky hill, and when you're finished, consider a meal at one of the surrounding fish taverns. Bring your camera to take advantage of the many photo ops here, which are especially gorgeous at sunset. Using our international travel planner, Akrotiri attractions like Akrotiri LightHouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Akrotiri LightHouse Reviews
Waren eher zufällig zum Sonnenuntergang dort. Am Ende der Insel gelegen. Leider ist der Leuchtturm geschlossen. Tolle Aussicht auf die Vulkaninseln und toller Sonnenuntergang. Besser am Parkplatz vorn... more »Were rather random to sunset there. Located at the end of the island. Unfortunately, the lighthouse is closed. Great views of the volcanic islands and great sunset. Better to park at the parking lot in front
Ce phare mérite le détour il offre une vue sur le volcan et la caldeira qui sort des clichés connu. Mérite une escapade more »This Lighthouse deserves the detour it offers a view of the volcano and the caldera that comes out of the known clichés. Deserves a getaway
Active lighthouse at the southeastern tip of the island. No access to the building when we went. Appeal was the view of the entire island beyond the lighthouse; on the rocks. If staying for sunset, consider roads are not lit at night and access via car involves inclines (when driving in the dark). Parking is limited at base of the access road.
One of the best places to see a sunset in Santorini. There aren't a lot of tourists there which is a great advantage. The view is magical. It is quite windy though so I recommend taking a jacket and a blanket.
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