Perissa Santorini Private Guided Transfers
Perissa is a village next to sea at the southeastern side of Santorini. At the edge of the beach there is the Mesa Vouno mountain and at the top of it is the Ancient Thira.
Perissa is located next to Perivolos village and the result is an endless beach of black sand, it is actually the biggest beach of the island. Both of the beaches are fully organised with beach bars where you can find whatever you need. Here you can also try any kind of sea sports that you like.
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What to see in Perissa
While in Perissa village you have to visit the great black sand beach. It is an amazing feeling. It feels like having a swim on the moon. Surely, it is an experience of a lifetime.
About 200 meters over Mesa Vouno mountain you will find a church dedicated to the birth of Madonna, it is known as Panagia Katefiani. The name of the church came from the Greek word katefio that means cover. It was the place where the locals found cover in difficult and dangerous times as the time when the Koloumpo, the submarine volcano crater exploded.
Perissa private transfers
Santorini is a very large island and it is known about the great distances that you have to cover from one place to another. So before traveling to this island you have to consider your transportation very seriously.
Santorini tours are the best solution to this problem. The only thing you have to do is to pick up the phone or send an e-mail to us and book Perissa transfers or even better book a Perissa private guided transfer. In this way you are going to go directly to all the places you want to visit without spending hours to find the right way or asking passers-by in order to receive historical information about the places you go to.
History of Perissa
According to Ptolemaios, a geographer, mathematician and astronomer, who lived in the 2nd century, Perissa is the ancient Greek town Eleysina which was the beach of ancient Thira. According to ancient findings, in the year of 1836, this place was actually an ancient city.
During the Byzantine Empire a new town with a lot of wealth was built over the ruins of ancient Eleysina. This Byzantine city fell apart during the monarchy of the emperor Leonta the 3nd Isayroy.