Atlantis Books in Santorini

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Updated: June 6, 2019

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View from Atlantis Bookshop.

The view from Atlantis Books south towards Imerovigli and into the caldera. Just incredible!

The Atlantis Bookshop in Santorini is one of my favorite bookstores anywhere. Definitely stop in for a visit (and support the store by buying something) if you’re in Oia. It’s on the main footpath that runs through town and pretty much marks the end of the Fira to Oia hike. The owners and staff are smart and helpful and love to help customers find a great book (or a good gyro) so feel free to start a conversation. The shop is on your left as you’re walking north (towards the sunset). But it’s small and easy to miss – just ask any store owner, “Bookstore?” and they’ll point you in the right direction.

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Atlantis Books in Oia

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Santorini Books in Oia, Santorini.

Atlantis Books in Santorini.

A big draw is the rooftop patio with views of the caldera (and books for sale).

Santorini Atlantis Bookstore entrance.

The entrance to Atlantis Books.

Outdoor reading area at Atlantis Books.

Outdoor patio at Atlantis Books.

Location of Atlantis Books in Oia.

Atlantis Books is located on the main path in Oia. Shops, bars, cafes, and restaurants are dotted to the left and right.

Santorini Bookstore in Oia.

It’s a small bookshop but still manages to stock titles in multiple languages and in many genres. (Photo: flickr/philk37)

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The rooftop deck above the store.

Bookstore in Santorini

Interesting and fun quotations are found inside …

Good Santorini Bookstore.

… and outside.

Is there a bookstore in Santorini?

Down the stairs into the mecca.

Best Santorini Bookstore.

Books are crammed into every little corner …

Books in Santorini.

… up above too.

Santorini Bookshop

Another route to the rooftop. (Photo: flickr/Robert Patton)

Video of Atlantis Books – A Quick Tour

Close To Atlantis Books

Bar in Oia near Atlantis Bookstore.

Mary Kay’s bar is very cool and steps from Atlantis Books.

Restaurant in Oia with caldera views.

Lotza is nearby and has delicious baklava and great views. Not the best restaurant in Oia, but open for lunch and has good snacks.

Cafe with views of caldera near Atlantis Books.

Meteor Cafe is a good place to relax with a new book – the opposite direction from Mary Kay’s.

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  1. When Is Atlantis Books Open?

    Is Atlantis Books open in winter? December and January?


    1. Santorini Dave The Hotel Expert

      Yes, it’s open year-round including winter months. It will have reduced hours and not open every day.

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