the Greek island which connects its name with Saint Irene, named by the Latin Empire in the thirteenth century, as a reference to Saint Irene, from the name of the old cathedral in the village of Perissa . The name Santorini is a contraction of the name Santa Irini.
Better known as the most romantic places in the world it is correctly chosen by hundreds of couples around the world for their honeymoon and wedding ceremonies. What makes Santorini and its group of islands so unique is that it is the only volcano in the world having its Caldera (crater) into the sea. Following one of the gratest volcanic explosions ever recorded around 1630 BC, this island volcano was reshaped, part of its crater collapsed into the sea creating the most breathtaking landscape of crater side cliffs ever seen.