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Languages of Santorini


What is the language of Santorini? What language do the local people living in Santorini speak?

Santorini is a tiny island in Greece and thus, the majority, if not the entire population, speaks Greek. However, due to the prevalence of the tourism industry, English is widely spoken as a second language or typically for business.

Santorini Language

The official language used in Santorini is Greek. The language has been spoken continuously for over 3,500 years and is an important part of the island’s cultural heritage. The official language of Greece is Greek, spoken by 99% of the population. In addition, a number of non-official, minority languages and some Greek dialects are spoken as well. For more information about Santorini, click here.

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