Akrotiri is located on the southwestern tip of the island. It is built on the most remote part of the island. The excavations in the area brought it light the settlement known as the City of Akrotiri. As you are taking the road to Akrotiri, on your right, you will stay amazed from the fascinating view of the Caldera. There are many hotels around the area and also many taverns. There are two old churches in the village, Agia Triada and Ipapandi of Sotiros. One of the fortified castles which after Santorini was occupied by the Turks, the strong Venetian castle was torn down, its remains are easily discernible. The picturesque atmosphere by the view towards Fira and Oia will rivet you.
Population according to Census 2001:450