One more award for the tourism film “Greece-A 365 Day Destination”

The film won the “People’s Choice” Award World´s Best Tourism Film 2018 of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the biggest competition to reward the World’s Best Tourism Films and World’s Best Tourism Commercials. The film produced by Greek National Tourism Organization (GTNO) was voted first among 29 nominees by audience in 136 […]

European Day of Wine Tourism on November 11

On Sunday, November 11, wineries of the Wine Routes of Greece participate in the European Day of Wine Tourism with hundreds of other European wineries and invite everybody to celebrate with them. Winery visitors will have the opportunity to walk around wine regions, get to know Greek winemakers, enjoy the scenery in beautiful vineyards, tour […]

Winter operating hours at the museums of Santorini from November 1st

The museums and the archaeological sites in Santorini will operate from November 1st with reduced ticket fees. The operating hours and the entrance fees will be as follows: – Akrotiri Archaeological Site: open daily except Mondays 08:00-15:00, ticket 6 euro. Tel. +302286081939 – Archaeological Site of Ancient Thera: open daily except Monday 08:00-15:00, ticket 2 […]

Halloween eve in Santorini, October 31st

Sad to miss Halloween because you decided to be in an incredible place on October 31st? Don’t be! Celebrate the season finale of October in a hidden, dark natural cave in Santorini. Can’t get any spookier! It is taking place in The Wine Bar CookTales in Imerovigli village, from 19:00 until midnight. The event in […]

Free entrance to museums and archaeological sites on Sunday October 28th, throughout Greece

Entrance to archaeological sites, monuments and museums throughout Greece will be free on Sunday, October 28th, due to the national holiday. Also, throughout the winter season, starting from November 1st and ending March 31, entry to archaeological sites, monuments and museums will be made at a reduced price for all visitors, while the first Sunday of […]

New Board of Directors for the Institute for the Study and Monitoring of the Santorini Volcano (I.S.M.O.SA.V.) – The “guard” of the Santorini Volcano

After the General Assembly and the elections that took place on the 20th of October 2018, ISMOSAV announced its new Board of Directors for the period 2018 – 2021, that is formed as follows: George Vougioukalakis – President | Volcanologist, IGME – Greek Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration Anastasios – Nikolas Zorzos – Vice […]

Cruise the Caldera in the winter season 2018-19

The winter season in Santorini is providing more and more options for off-season tourists. Activities like hiking, visiting archaeological sites and wineries are always there, but who wouldn’t want to take advantage of the many sunny days of the Greek winter. With much lower rates, the visitors or Santorini that have decided to enjoy an […]

The 13th collective art exhibition “Wine and Vineyard”, in Oia

“Wine and Vineyard” is the theme of this year’s collective art exhibition, that will be presented by 25 artists working in Santorini, at the “Panigirospito” exhibition hall, in Oia. The selection of the theme was made to highlight the specificity, beauty and historical value of the Santorini’s vineyard through an artistic approach and view. The […]

The festival of St. Matrona on Friday at Finikia

On October 20, the Church celebrates the memory of St. Matrona of Chios (also called “Saint Matrona Chiopolitida”). On the eve of the feast, on October 19, after the vesper at the church of Saint Matrona Chiopolitida in Finikia, Oia, one of the most beautiful traditional festivals of Santorini takes place. The old kanaves (the undergroud wineries […]

New finds at the Akrotiri excavations on Santorini

New important finds have come to light during the on going excavations at the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri on Santorini, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports. In the interior of an important building, probably a public one, known by the conventional name “House of Desks”, near the spot where the exquisite golden […]