Category Archives: Santorini island news

“Submerged” contemporary art exhibition in Oia

In collaboration with Oia Vineyart Gallery, the FEW collective presents the contemporary art exhibition “Submerged“. The exhibition is inspired by the ambiguity of the concept of submersion in the contemporary world. The possibility of its meaning to correspond to a broad field of sometimes diverse interpretations, unwraps the core quests of the exhibition. Each and […]

“Santorini-Visual Quest” by Christoforos Asimis at Bellonio Cultural Center

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The painting exhibition of Christoforos Asimis , entitled “Santorini-Visual Quest”, will be hosted at Bellonio Cultural Center, in Fira, from July 18th to August 30th. By means of his new exhibition, Christophoros Asimis attempts a new visual approach to light and its interpretation/perception in terms of both colour and shape. Always devoted to Santorini’s landscape […]

Wine at your holiday villa in Santorini

Enjoy the exceptional Santorini Wines at the comfort of your holiday villa or hotel! Buy your favorite wines on competitive prices and get them without any delivery costs! No minimum order applies! If you love wine and gastronomy was one of the reasons you’ ve chosen Santorini as your holiday destination for this year then […]

The unique “White Beach” of Santorini 

Undoubtedly the specificity of the geomorphology of Santorini is what makes the island so special. The volcano has formed the island over the centuries and has now transformed it into an open geological book with impressive geological formations. For example, the White Beach in Akrotiri, for which santorini.net asked the prominent volcanologist and ISMOSAV (Institute for the […]

“Across her body” documentary at the Tomato Industrial Museum

This summer, the Tomato Industrial Museum, in Vlychada, will host the screening of Zacharia’s Mavroides documentary “Across her body”. Every year, on July 31st, Mrs. Irene and the last remaining “fifteeners” return to the Monastery of the Accession, on the south end of Therasia, the little known sister island of cosmopolitan Santorini. They spend the […]

Run along the Caldera at the 5th Santorini Experience

Santorini is the ultimate all year-round tourism destination all over the world, distinguished for its deep blue sea, Cycladic architecture, volcanic energy and its famous sunset. From October 4-6, 2019, however, Santorini gives the world the opportunity to discover the island’s sports tourism, through “Santorini Experience”, with unique running and swimming races. Specifically, on Saturday […]

Decanter World Wine Awards: 32 medals in total for the wines of Santorini

It was another great medal harvesting year for the wines of Santorini, according to Decanter World Wine Awards 2019, which were announced a few days ago. The competition is considered to be one of the most important and prestigious worldwide and is a reference point for oenophiles around the world. Altogether, the wines from Santorini […]

“Another island” photo exhibition by Dewi Glyn Jones

This summer, the Industrial Tomato Museum “D. Nomikos”, based in Vlychada beach, Santorini, hosts the photo exhibition by Dewi Glyn Jones, entitled “Another island”. Santorini is one of the islands experiencing a growing tension between the affluent but transient tourists and its permanent residents. Dewi Glyn Jones frames assemblages of static bodies and lively objects […]

Mikra Thira: The brand new winery of Therasia

Mikra Thira is the name of a new winery established by three well known Greek winemakers: Vangelis Gerovassiliou, Vassilis Tsaktsarlis and Ioanna Vamvakouri. It is the first winery to be built in Therasia, the small island that was a part of Santorini until the great volcanic eruption of 1600BC.The name Mikra Thira derives from a […]

A unique museum for ouzo and Santorini spirits

Visitors to Santorini have the opportunity to take a nostalgic trip to the island’s past by visiting the “Canava Santorini” distillery and museum at Messaria. The distillery “Canava Santorini” started its operation in Messaria in 1974. It is a family business established by Evangelos Lygnos, father of the current owner, Loukas. In 1974 he brought […]