Santorini has about 70 such historic windmills.
A sun trap landmass of an isle, the rubble of long abandoned windmills can be discovered across the island, including in the capital of Fira.
Santorini is a windy island and is home to about 70 historic windmills. The original windmills might have been built as early as the 14th century. Traditional Santorini windmills were used to grind flour and housed bakeries as well. Most of the windmills you see today were built during the 17th century or later.