Author Archives: Eleni Konstantinidou

Traffic arrangements in Fira starting Monday 12 June

Starting Monday, the 12th of June, until the end of October, the center of Fira town, Santorini will be under traffic arrangements. In detail, the arrangements will be as follows: 1. 24/7 the road closed for all vehicles in the center of Fira (from the Museum of Prehistoric Thira until the Pelican Travel agency). Only […]

Announcement: Ferry strikes have finished

Last Update: 19/05/17 We are excited to inform you that, after all, the strike ends tonight at midnight. From tomorrow onward, we are expecting the ferries to run with their normal itineraries, namely: From the port of Santorini (Athinios Port) the ferries that will depart are the following: 09:40 Prevelis SANTORINI – ANAFI-HERAKLIO 10:00 Blue […]

Free entrance in the museums all over Greece today 18 May 2017

Today, Thursday the 18th of May 2017, is the national day of museums. To celebrate this day, the entrance in all the museums and archaeological places of Greece will be free of charge. The free entrance will also apply to the following dates in 2017: Two-day European Cultural Heritage Days (the last weekend of September […]

Aegean-Olympic Air: Changes in the flight schedules to/from Santorini on Wednesday

Strike update (Updated: 17/05/17) Strikes have been announced for today, Wednesday 17 May 2017, of Air Traffic Controllers (11: 00-15: 00) and Telecommunications Officers (08: 00-12: 00). AEGEAN and Olympic Air has announced the cancellation of 8 return flights and alteration in the departure time of 99 return flights. From the above, the following are […]

Cruise the Caldera in the winter

Santorini is constantly bringing more and more choices to you for activities during the winter time. Taking advantage of the many sunny days that Santorini enjoys, Caldera Yachting will be making cruises in the winter as well. The cruise starts at 12:30 and finishes right after the sunset at 17:30. You will be visiting all […]

2016-17 Winter in Santorini

UPDATE: Following up on our 2015 article about the winter season of Santorini, we are here for more. Within a year, this just one winter season that has passed, Santorini has evolved. With over 20.000 permanent residents (a figure that has almost doubled since the 2011 census) and easy connections with Athens, restaurants, shops and […]

Mediterranean Vineyards and Climate Change | May 2017

The 4th International Symposium Ampelos 2017 will be held in Santorini Island, where the previous international symposia were successfully held in 2003, 2006 and 2013. The scope of the conference is the impact of climate change, in European and in the Mediterranean Vineyard, on the developmental physiology and ecophysiology of the grapevine, on the productivity […]

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride on September 25th, 2016 – polish your motorcycles

More than 30 riders will participate on Sunday September 25th, in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, the ride with classic motorcycles will be held in the island of Santorini for the first time. The international charity “Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride” aims at raising awareness for prostate cancer issues and to promote men’s health. It started five years […]

Santorini in top 10 European Wine destination

According to European Best Destinations, Santorini is perhaps the most special wine region of Greece. Being the oldest vineyard in Europe, in combination with the minerals absorbed from the soil of lava, the extraordinary crisp Assyrtiko white wines are created, along with the marvelous Vinsanto dessert wine. Santorini wines have been awarded multiple times, and enjoy […]

The Santorini Volcano is “erupting” on September 17th, 2016

Once every year, Santorini island remembers the eruptions that made it what it is today. The “Ifestia Festival” (or the “Volcanoes Festival”) will be held during the third weekend of September this year, with cultural events and concerts leading up to the main event of the festival. The volcano will “erupt” in an eye-catching show […]