Casa Bianca Santorini Location
Imerovigli Village Santorini
Ideal Location in Imerovigli, Santorini
The Casa Bianca sea view accommodation is situated right in the heart of Imerovigli village only 3 km away from the capital of Santorini Island. Set in a privileged secluded location the property enjoys quietness and peacefulness in close proximity to the vibrant capital and just 10 km away from Santorini’s airport and Athinios harbor which makes it an ideal holiday retreat. Imerovigli is one of the most famous villages of Santorini located in the highest point of the Caldera 300 meters above sea level and 3 km away from the capital of Fira. The traditional village is situated on the northern part of Santorini Island and enjoys the most spectacular sunset view in Santorini as well as panoramic views of the volcano and every one of the other villages.
The name Imerovigli derives from the words Imera & Vigli meaning Day & Sentimel or else Day & Watcher due to its privileged location on the highest point of the island which made it an ideal observatory from where the inhabitants could see the pirates approaching from a long distance and signal the alarm.
Venetian Castle Of Skaros
The actual observatory was the Venetian castle of Skaros build on an imposing rock formerly united with the village until their complete separation due to the earthquake of 1650. Skaros was Santorini’s capital up to the 18th century whereas nowadays only a few remains can be seen from Imerovigli. Imerovigli has been declared a traditional settlement conserving the pattern of the Cycladic architecture. The picturesque village is surrounded by whitewashed walls and flowery gardens and boasts the most astonishing sunset view in the island of Santorini. It is considered one of the top honeymoon and vacation destinations in the world with excellent choices of accommodation as well as a wide variety of restaurants, taverns and bars.