Lufthansa connecting Frankfurt-Santorini from spring 2018

The Lufthansa tourist flight program for the coming summer season 2018 is now taking bookings, with the new program for Europe extended to include five attractive new summer destinations, among which is Santorini, Greece.  From March 31, 2018, there will for the first time be flights from Frankfurt to Thira/Santorini (Greece), departing every Saturday. Thira, […]

Alexander Titarenko claims shock Art of Motion win

Unknown Ukrainian qualifier Alexander Titarenko went from zero to hero as he defeated the world’s best freerunners to take a career-defining victory at the Red Bull Art of Motion 2017 final that was held in Oia, Santorini, on Saturday October 7th. Titarenko was simply known as the guy in the blue shorts at the start of the […]

Santorini Experience: Time for action

The top sports tourism event “Santorini Experience” is only a few days away. Between October 6th and 8th 2017, running and swimming races will be held for a 3rd consecutive year at the enchanting island of Cyclades. The established meet & greet event will take place on Friday October 6th at noon (12:00pm) at the Alafouzos […]

Free entrance to Archaeological places this weekend (23-24 September)

The entrance to the Archaeological places and museums of the whole country will be free for everyone on Saturday and Sunday, 23 & 24 September 2017. The event will take place because of the European days of Cultural Heritage which is always celebrated on the last weekend of September. We remind you that throughout the […]

50 years of Akrotiri Excavations – All day event on September 23rd

The excavation at the archaeological site of Akrotiri was begun in 1967 by Spyridon Marinatos. Five decades later, it is today considered to be among the most important in the world. The important finds from the excavation formed a focal point of interest for visitors who came to visit the island shortly after on an […]

The Santorini Volcano is “erupting” on September 16th, 2017

Following the tradition, every year Santorini island remembers the eruptions that made it what it is today. This year’s “Ifestia Festival” (or the “Volcanoes Festival”) will be held during the third weekend of September, with cultural events and concerts leading up to the main event of the festival. On the night of the 16th of […]

The schedule of the “Santorini Experience 2017” sports event

The top sports tourism event “Santorini Experience” organized for the 3rd consecutive year in the enchanting Santorini on October 6-8, 2017 is ready to excite all professional and amateur swimmers and runners from around the world! “Santorini Experience” will take place under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization and the Hellenic Swimming Federation with […]

Hope-ing Around: 6 places you have to visit in Pyrgos village

Pyrgos village is one of the most picturesque villages in Santorini island, traditional, with its’ beautiful main square and so many alleys you could walk around to end up at the very top with a 360 view of the island. I walked around Pyrgos and here are my recommendations on restaurants where you could eat […]

“AKRON AOTON” Trimaran from Barca Sailing in Santorini Island

A new, very impressive catamaran is added on Barca Sailings’ fleet in Santorini. This famous VPLP designed, high-performance racing boat is one of the world’s fastest ORMA multihulls for offshore sailing and is available for sailing inside the Caldera of Santorini and to the other Aegean islands. Akron Aoton is unique in Greece and is […]

Exhibition: “Roger Tourte – Cyclades Aegean Islands”

The Thera Foundation-Petros M. Nomikos in collaboration with the Gennadius Library, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens has been organizing an exhibition entitled: Roger Tourte: Cyclades Aegean Islands – Cyclades Iles de la mer Egee with reproductions from the original watercolor works of the Cyclades owned by Mr. Petros M. Nomikos and those of Santorini-Thirasia owned by […]