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CYCLADES- the jewel of the Aegan

CYCLADES- the jewel of the Aegan The Cyclades, where Santorini is laying, is a group of islands spread in the Aegean Sea and was the aftermath of a mythical battle between the Giants. The ancient geographers have named them that way due to their circular formation around the sacred island of Dilos, the birth place […]
by / Ιούλιος 22, 2017 /In Santorini News

The Castles (Kastelia) of Santorini

During the byzantine times and later on, during the Venetian empire (1207-1580 AD), the coasts of the Aegean Sea were suffering due to the constant pirates’ attacks. The only solution for the island’s inhabitants was to move to higher, rough grounds and fortify them. Therefore they have built castles with fully equipped observation posts in […]
by / Ιούλιος 13, 2017 /In Santorini News