Author Archives: Eleni Konstantinidou

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 […]

A Cycladic house from Oia is starring in Google Earth

Google has chosen a beautiful traditional house from Oia village to display a characteristic Cycladic house and it included it in its This Is Home choice in the Voyager section of Google Earth. The new Google Earth was launched by Google last April. It is giving through the Voyager section the option for virtual travelling […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Sunset Explosion” exclusive boat party on August 2nd

A DJ “live set” music jamming with live saxophone, electric violin. A performance that gives you the sensation of taking part in a live video clip. DJ Gus, with a saxophonist and a violinist (electric), work together as a team. It is a full of life, exciting and amusing show. Breaks, solos, dance and a […]

Travel+Leisure: 1st in Europe, 5th in the world

Following the tradition of recent years, Santorini has consistently been among the 10 most popular island destinations worldwide, according to readers of the Travel + Leisure travel magazine. According to this year’s ranking, Santorini is ranked fifth in the world ranking for the third consecutive year, and this year it is on the top of […]

“Greece is Santorini” 2017-18 issue

For one more year, the “Greece Is” issues of the Kathimerini Group is gathering in 160 pages everything we love about Santorini. Greece Is Santorini 2017-2018 is an elegant English-language version. It presents through high quality texts and rich photographic material the most beautiful corners of the island, as well as its historical, archaeological, gastronomic […]

Testimonies for the 1956 earthquake in Santorini – Video

On July 9, 1956, a great earthquake hit Santorini. Remembering that day 61 years later, “Estia Pyrgos Kallisti” published a very interesting documentary by Nikos Korakakis and Lefteris Zorzos. Testimonies of people who was present during the earthquake and rich archival photographic material are included in the documentary. The documentary is titled 5:12 and you […]