Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. about 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland. It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape.
Samos is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea, separated from Turkey by the mile-wide Mycale Strait. It was the birthplace of mathematician Pythagoras and philosopher Epicurus, and is known for producing sweet Muscat wine.