Situated on the west coast of Santorini in Greece, the picturesque hillside village of Megalochori provides the ideal setting for a holiday in the sun. With picture perfect white washed Cycladic houses and blue domed churches, head to Megalochori for a real taste of Greek tradition.
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- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 4h 25m
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Megalochori beach holidays
As an inland village, Megalochori does not have its own beach, however there are a number of excellent beaches within easy reach to try. Head to the long stretch of black sand at Kamari, this beach is an excellent choice for family holidays with good beachside facilities and plenty of water sports on offer such as water skiing and windsurfing. A beach holiday in Megalochori should also include a trip to the popular beach resorts of Perissa and Perivolos or the Red Beach on the south coast that boasts an interesting backdrop of black and red slabs.
Located in the heart of the wine making region, a holiday in Megalochori offers an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of home, and access to a range of excellent wine supplies and tours! Take a step back in time when you walk around the village to admire the neo-classical architecture and breath-taking views on your Megalochori holiday. Or why not sit back and relax in a local café and plan your next move. Why not visit the unique capital of Santorini on your holiday; Megalochori is just a short distance from Fira where you can walk around the maze of cobbled streets and browse round the shops to pick up a souvenir. Why not take a cable ride or donkey taxi down to the port on your Megalochori holiday or take the kids around the museums.
For a fun day out with the kids on a family holiday in Megalochori, head to the popular beach resort of Perissa where you will find an excellent water park, go-kart and a mini golf course. For those of you who want a historic experience on your holiday to Megalochori, why not visit the Minoan village of Akrotiri; one of the most important archaeological sites in the whole of Greece. You could also visit the ancient town of Thera on your holiday to Megalochori, a town dating back between the Archaic to the Roman era. So much to choose from on a Megalochori holiday!
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