Santorini Bucket List: 10 Things To Do On The Greek Island

7. See the Akrotiri Lighthouse

Akrotiri Lighthouse

Also in the city of Akrotiri is the Akrotiri Lighthouse. Built in 1892, it seems pirates weren’t the only worry these city dwellers had.

Protecting boats from the rugged rocks below, this lighthouse continued to serve right up until the Second World War. After a brief closure, it started doing its job again in 1945 and still protects seafarers to this day.

Public access to the inside of this lighthouse isn’t permitted, but take a seat on its exterior wall and take in the sights around you. It’s also a great vantage point for witnessing a stunning sunset.

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