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Routes For All Tastes

If you enjoy hiking, then the best way to get to know Santorini extensively is to explore the island through the numerous hiking trails it provides. There are trails of various distances that extend from Oia to Akrotiri following the brim of the caldera, that will fascinate you with the unique view to the volcano […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 28, 2016 /In Santorini News

Conde Nast Traveller

Santorini keeps enchanting everybody. This time, through the “Condé Nast Traveller”, the leading travel magazine! It is worth mentioning that the magazine belongs to an influential premier media company which includes iconic media titles such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and Wired, among others. In its latest special tribute, the magazine presents a very interesting article about Greece […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 26, 2016 /In Santorini News

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

For the past few years, the international charity foundation “Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride” that promotes men’s health and tries to sensitize people over prostate cancer, calls classic, retro and vintage motorcycle owners to a ride that takes place in 90 countries all over the world, during which drivers follow a tuxedo and black tie dress code […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 25, 2016 /In Santorini News

A Feast In Kamari

Today, is the celebration of the Holy Temple of Panayia Myrtidiotissa in Kamari, with the participation of the philharmonic orchestra of the Municipality of Thira at the procession of the holy icon of the temple. Like every year, there will be a traditional feast for Panayia Myrtidiotissa that will start at 20:00 tonight, but this […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 23, 2016 /In Santorini News

Modeling Goes To Santorini

Celebrities tend to come and go this summer in Santorini. These days, the impressive and sexy Elena Belle also known as Natasha Peyre who is well-known from the radiant world of modeling, is on the island. The beautiful, young Spanish/Swedish Playmate, has visited Santorini among other places, she was photographed at several locations and she charmed whoever […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 22, 2016 /In Santorini News

The Captains’ Manors

The captains’ manors, as the word itself states, are the houses that belonged to the captains and merchant boat owners as well as the wealthy medieval families of Santorini. You may come across them in Oia, Pyrgos, Fira and Mesaria. Their architecture was majestic; imposing, two-storey buildings constructed completely with red and black stone from the […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 21, 2016 /In Santorini News

The Orthodox Meets The Catholic In Santorini

Almost all Greeks are Orthodox Christians but in Santorini you can also find the Catholic doctrine, which first appeared on the island in 1207 when the Crusaders came and divided most of the country into Romish domains. The Venetian occupation brought along the Catholics who lived in the 5 castles of Santorini, whereas the Orthodoxes were […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 20, 2016 /In Santorini News

Sailing Around Santorini

A great way to explore all sides of Santorini as well as grab the opportunity and enjoy enchanting hidden beaches that will fascinate you is to go on a sailing trip around the island. There are morning, noon and afternoon trips and even full-day trips, all starting at several parts of the island. Admire wonderful regions […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 19, 2016 /In Santorini News

Captain Nemo Was In Santorini!

The great French writer Jules Verne was, one of the many researchers and scientists who arrived in Santorini in order to observe the dramatic activity of the volcano during the period 1866-1870. It seems that the experiences he had on this majestic island were the inspiration for his books: “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” and […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 18, 2016 /In Santorini News

Opera Chaotique and Nina Lotsari

The curtain of this year’s “Efaistea” falls tonight, in a subversive yet brilliant way! With the popular performer Nina Lotsari and the Opera Chaotique, the alchemists of surreal cabaret, in a concert that will take us to a music voyage to the biggest and most famous ports around the world. Nina Lotsari, having studied classical […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 17, 2016 /In Santorini News

Kitesurfing Full Moon Party

Do you like kite surfing? Do you like parties? Then, this night is made for you! And even if you’re not a skilful kite surfer it is no problem. You can definitely watch the experts engaging in an incredible night kite show, while you admire the gorgeous full moon! And especially if all this takes […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 15, 2016 /In Santorini News

Flying Freerunners

If, while you are sitting, relaxed, enjoying the breathtaking view or during your carefree walks on the picturesque alleys of the island you, suddenly, see people flying in the air and then  disappearing don’t be afraid that you are imagining things. It is really happening! At any time, some of the freerunners who are training […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 15, 2016 /In Santorini News

1st Winetourism Congress

From October 14th to 16th, 2016 the Petros M. Nomikos Conference Center, at Fira, will host the 1st wine tourism congress. This beautiful neoclassical mansion, which overlooks the caldera and the volcano, has been transformed into a modern, operational conference centre while preserving its traditional character. Besides, where else but in Santorini would the ideal […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 14, 2016 /In Santorini News

Volcano 2016

On September 15th,16th, and 17th, within the context of the celebrations of “Efaistea 2016” (“Volcano 2016”), with the collaboration of the tireless Municipality of Thira, the MSCEO of Santorini and the “Estia” of Pyrgos, many excellent events will take place on this lovely island. The absolute highlight of the celebrations will be the representation of […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 12, 2016 /In Santorini News

Fata Morgana

The presentation of the second part of the exhibition of contemporary art “Orange Water” is still ongoing. The exhibition is entitled “Fata Morgana”. It includes paintings, sculptures video projections and special installations by distinguished Greek, Dutch and international artists and takes place under the auspices of the Ministry of culture, Ministry of tourism and the […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 11, 2016 /In Santorini News

38th International Music Festival

Under the auspices and with the support of the Municipality of Thera, the 38th International Music Festival of Santorini continues. Tonight, September 11th, which is the third day of the Festival we will indulge in the wonderful music of composers that need no additional introduction.  Franz Schubert, Gaetano Donizetti, Gabriel Fauré, Francis Poulenc, Franz Doppler. The […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 10, 2016 /In Santorini News

Pairs And Photos

An interesting Opening today, at 20:00, at the Cultural Center “Megaron Gyzi”, which is housed in an elegant old mansion of Fira! The photography exhibition “Photographic Pairs” begins. This series of exhibitions presents the work of two photographers and members of the “Photography Cycle”, whose paths in life or in photography cross. In this case, […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 9, 2016 /In Santorini News

Motimaru Dance Company

After their enchanting performances, on September 3rd and 4th on  S.A.F.’s stage, the internationally renowned Butoh dance group of Motimaru is inviting us to their 3-days intensive Butoh dance workshop called “Everything and Nothing-metamorphosing body-mind”. It will take place on 10-12 September at “Babel studio” at Pori beach. The workshop is an invitation for us to […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 7, 2016 /In Santorini News

Santorini Experience

Are you ready for an incomparable, impressive experience? To run, overlooking the breathtaking view of dazzling Santorini and to swim in the blue clear waters of the Aegean right above the lost Atlantis? The leading event “Santorini Experience” will welcome the fans of running and open water swimming on 7-9 October 2016. On Saturday, October […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 6, 2016 /In Santorini News

Captured Moments

The very interesting painting exhibition of Stella Spanou entitled “Captured moments” will end on September 7th. It is been hosted at the “Estia Cultural Center”, at Pyrgos. The architect and artist has presented many exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Several of the art works, from her present exhibition “Captured moments”, were awarded, in May 2016, at […]
by / Σεπτέμβριος 5, 2016 /In Santorini News