The pop culture introduces a lot of ideas to different sets of people. Usually, the media plays an important role on leading the public on the styles that are in demand. Magazines, TV shows and movies shape how the consumers think. This phenomenon is also true for travelers who look for places to go to. For example, tourist destinations that have been featured as the setting for movies would likely attract more visitors. This is especially true if the place is really scenic, as portrayed in movies. One great place that has been a setting for many films is Santorini.


The Silver Screen Reveals it Best

A very popular movie, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, was set in Santorini. The film indeed portrayed the distinct features of the place. Santorini is an awesome place because of the location that is by the beach. Aside from being beside the beach, it is different from typical beach because of the landscape and how the establishments there are located. The buildings, houses, and cottages in Santorini are located on a hilly form of land. This makes the area more picturesque and a popular tourist attraction. Aside from the mentioned movie, Santorini is also the setting for several other movies like a Lara Croft Movie, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.

Snippet from Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants shot in Santorini

What to Do in Santorini

More often than not, Santorini is not just randomly or arbitrarily chosen by film makers. It is a strategic choice to attract people who love to see great wonders of the world. Thus, the movies also feature the possible activities. Of course, you can enjoy the beach of Santorini.

Another remarkable thing to do is to try Greek and Mediterranean cuisine that is very popular in the place.

mediterranean dishes


Because of modernity, such a peaceful place is now home to night life and clubbing. Hotels are equipped with technological innovations which everyone is bound to enjoy!