“Open Doors” for the wineries of Santorini on May 26-27

The wine enthusiasts that will be in Greece in the end of May will have the opportunity to experience a unique tasting and travel experience by participating in the “Open Doors” event. The “Open Doors” is organized collectively by the Wine Producers Association of the country and the visiting wineries that are members of the […]

The chimneys of Santorini are asking for our vote

A campaign about the rescue of the historic industrial chimneys is taking place this May, in the context of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The Santorini Art Factory of the Tomato Industrial Museum, together with volunteer artists of Santorini, presented five videos of the Ode to Joy, the anthem of the European Union. […]

Global Traveler: Santorini on top of Europe

Readers of the American magazine Global Traveler have voted for Santorini as the best island of Europe at the annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards for one more year. It is the fifth consecutive year that Santorini gets this distinction. The prize was received by the director of GNTO America, Mrs. Greta Kamateros, during the award ceremony […]

No Red Bull Art of Motion for Santorini this year

This autumn will be different for Santorini, as the Red Bull Art of Motion contest will not take place. This contest is the annual appointment for the freerunning of all over the world and after seven years of action in Santorini, the organizers are taking a break to reconfigure and improve the details of the […]

Connection of Rafina and Crete via the Cyclades with Golden Star Ferries

Starting today, the Superferry and Superferry II ferries, will connect Rafina with Heraklion via Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Paros, Ios and Santorini. The departure of the two Golden Star Ferries will alternate every morning from the ports of Rafina and Heraklion, further expanding the interconnections between Crete and the Cyclades. The ferries will run until 31 […]

Registration for the 4th “Santorini Experience” is now open!

As the registration is open, the top and highly successful sports tourism event in Greece, “Santorini Experience”, takes place for the 4th consecutive year -at the beautiful Cyclades island between October 5-7, 2018. For the first time “Santorini Experience” participants will get a special designed technical T-shirt of the event, while at the same time […]

Santorini’s viticulture joins the National Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory

The special way of cultivating the vineyards and the wine-making tradition of Santorini, were recently inscribed on the National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Greece. This is due to the indisputable fact that the viticulture and wine-making tradition was and still is at the heart of Santorini’s cultural identity. Its vineyard, which is the […]

Hellenic Seaways schedule – summer 2018

According to the route plan recently announced by Hellenic Seaways it will connect Santorini with Piraeus, Rafina and Heraklion. More specifically, starting Spring 2018, Santorini routes are as follows: PIRAEUS-SIFNOS-IOS-SANTORINI with the Hellenic HighSpeed From 30/3 to 30/9 – From Monday to Sunday depart from Piraeus at 07:05 and arrive in Santorini at 12:35 – […]

Winter season for the Museums of Santorini

The museums and archaeological sites of Santorini now operate in their winter time schedule. Those who intend to visit, should bear in mind the following: – Akrotiri Archaeological Site: open daily except Mondays 08:00 – 15:00, admission 6 euro. Tel. 2286081939 – Archaeological Site of Ancient Thera: open daily except Monday 08:00 – 15:00, entrance […]

European Wine Tourism Day on Sunday 12 November

On November 12, Wine Roads wineries of Greece, together with hundreds of other European wineries, join European Wine Tourism Day and invite you to celebrate with them. Visitors of the wineries will have the opportunity to go to wine-growing areas and meet Greek wine producers. They will enjoy the scenery in the beautiful vineyards and […]