In Santorini, Greece, whites seem brighter, blues appear more intense, and apparently romance gets a boost as well.
Europeanbestdestinations.com has named the popular holiday spot as one of the world's most romantic places.
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It calls Santorini the 'most sought after place for a romantic getaway in Greece'.
After all, there are not many places in the world where you can enjoy exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea.'
If standing on the edge of a steaming volcano doesn't quite fit one's definition of romance there are plenty of other diversions to lure you here.
The island is packed with tavernas that offer not only delicious food and drink but mesmerising views of the spectacularly blue Aegean Sea.
Or you could just take a stroll and enjoy the ancient sights, wineries and beaches that are dotted across the island...
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