Accommodations that we love in Imerovigli
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What are you going to find in this article?
- 1 Santorini Imerovigli
- 1.1 Accommodations that we love in Imerovigli
- 1.2 What can we find in Imerovigli?
- 1.3 What can I see in Imerovigli?
- 1.4 What can I do in Imerovigli?
- 1.5 Other places where you can stay
What can we find in Imerovigli?
Imerovigli is a picturesque village located in the north of Santorini, just 2 km from the capital of Fira. Actually, it's the enlargement Fira, but the town is located on a higher cliff.
The name of Immerovigli comes from the word "Vigla", which means "day". The village position offers a great view of the area, and allowed the villagers in their day to see approach the pirate ships. Today, Immerovigli is a charming and quiet town.
The Skaros rock in Imerovigli, Santorini
The area has many hotels and typical houses with some small taverns. In front of Immerovigli there is a huge rock called Skaros. Scaros is part of the earth and he had a castle built on it until the beginning of 1800. The castle occupies all the administrative offices of the island. This part of the island sank after an earthquake, and only today remains the huge hill on which it stands.
The town has impressive views and that is why it is one of the most requested towns for lodging on the island. In addition, it is much calmer than Thira and, like this one, chaotic in its messy and labyrinthine urbanism of small Mediterranean houses. Whitewashed houses, swimming pools on the cliff and accommodation with its terrace on the sea predominate in this town.
What can I see in Imerovigli?
La Rock Skaros, which, if we walk a few 20 minutes west of Imerovigli we will reach Skaros, a strange rock where you can see the remains of a Venetian castle. From the rock we will be able to find a nice view of the caldera.
What can I do in Imerovigli?
Imerovigli has a steep and crude relief that provides the most lively spectacular routes at the foot of cliffs. One of the most recommended is the route from Imerovigli to Oia. For the less active, there are buses and it is possible to rent cars, motorcycles or even quads.
Immerovigli also It is placed in front of the volcano and offers an incredible view of the sunset.