In 704, a submarine volcano broke out of the water and gradually formed the current New Kamen Island, the center of volcanic activity.
The volcano eruption, several times from come up to the surface of the submarine volcano gradually grow into a volcanic island. The volcano is now dormant, safer, and tour has become to the crater to santorini one of the most important tourism projects. When a ship every day in the summer from santorini to volcanic island adventure, many travel agencies group volcanic for accessing the volcanoes, hot springs tourism activities include swimming, to the holy island opposite Thirasia island to have a meal, finally back to the holy island view sunset and so on..
The volcanic island is an important part of Santorini tourism. On the one hand, the volcano is not far from the small town of Fira on the island, and it maintains a lot of volcanic landforms, including sulfur. On the other hand, the coast near the island has a unique hot spring that attracts many people to jump directly into the sea to taste it, so foreigners like to come here to experience the feeling of an afternoon Standing on the island, you can also look at the unique momentum of the mountain city of Fira
Kameni volcanic island is covered with black volcanic rocks, uneven. According to reports, several small volcanic craters can be seen on the hills of this island, which still emit a sulphur smell, with sulphur gas at 80-85°C spewing out. The volcanic island is the center of the Santorini volcanic eruption vent, across the sea from the town of Fira. The ferry terminal to the volcanic island is located under the cliff behind the bus station in Fira. Can participate in a half-day tour of the volcanic island organized by a travel agency. The volcanic island has a diameter of 2 kilometers, and the whole island is only 3.4 square kilometers. It is a small pocket island. The last volcanic eruption was in 1956. We did not go to the volcanic island, but the volcanic island can be seen in many places in Santorini. The pictures taken with the volcanic island as the background are beautiful. For example, the famous blue-roofed church is set against the Aegean Sea and volcanic islands.
Santorini is a long and narrow half-moon-shaped island. In the middle of the crescent is the small island of Kameni volcano. The map overlooking Santorini is like a mother giving birth to a baby. Travel agencies on Santorini can take part in a half-day volcano sightseeing itinerary. You can take a pirate ship from the port below Fira. When you disembark, you will be notified of the assembly time. Then you can go to the shore and pay for the visit to the volcanic island. But we don't have so much time. We just overlooked the Kamen volcano on Santorini. In many photos, this volcano will be in the mirror.