Caldera Yachting among the “excellent, bold and innovative” of the tourism market with Gold Award in Tourism Awards 2019

Caldera Yachting was honored with the Gold Award in the category “Sea Tourism – Sailing” in Tourism Awards 2019, on 9th of April, at the Cultural Centre Hellenic Cosmos, presence of executives and bright personalities of the Greek tourism. The company’s CEO Yiannis Mattheos received the award, quoting “Teamwork is the one that brings you […]

Opening hours of museums and archaeological sites during the summer season

The museums and archaeological sites of Santorini now operate in their summertime schedule. Those who intend to visit should bear in mind the following: – Akrotiri Archaeological Site: open daily from 08:30 to 20:00, admission fee 12 € (reduced admission fee 6 €). Tel. +30 2286081939 – Archaeological Site of Ancient Thera: open daily except Tuesday from […]

Keep Aegean Blue: Volunteers to clean up Perissa beach  

On Monday, April 1, another successful beach cleanup took place in Santorini with the enthusiastic participation of students and other volunteers in the frame of the environmental campaign “Keep Aegean Blue”, the biggest beach / sea floor cleaning mission and educational program in Greece, organized by the South Aegean Region and the “All for Blue” […]

New direct flights from North America to Greece during the summer season

New flights connecting directly Athens with the major North American cities are set to begin soon. As announced, American Airlines will offer a new flight from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Athens International Airport (ATH), connecting the two cities for the first time. The summer seasonal flight will operate 4 May 2019, through 29 September 2019, and […]

A new distinction for the Santorini Experience – Few days left for early registration fees

Specifically, “Santorini Experience” received the highest distinction in the prestigious Ermis Awards, by receiving the Gold Award for the best sporting event production in 2018! The event ended last year with participants from more than 40 countries and a participation rate of 55% of men and 45% of women. “Santorini Experience” has being held every year […]

New opening times for museums and archaeological sites in March

New opening times have been put into effect since 1st March for the Akrotiri Archaeological Site, the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Ancient Thira. The Akrotiri Archaeological Site was added to the emblematic archaeological sites of the country that will be open seven days a week, while the other three museums expand their opening […]

38 medals for the Santorini wines at the Wine Competition of Thessaloniki

An impressive harvest of medals for the wines of Santorini at this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition held in Thessaloniki on February 19th-21st. Overall Santorini won 38 medals: 6 gold (4 of which were awarded to vinsanto), 11 silver and 21 bronze. In particular: Gold Vinsanto Argyros 20 years old Barrel aged 1995 | […]

Green Nea Kameni

The view of Nea Kameni these days is unusually astonishing. A part of the volcano is green and stands out in the volcanic black color. As explained by the President of The Institute for the Study and Monitoring of the Santorini Volcano (I.S.M.O.SA.V.), volcanologist Dr. George Vougioukalakis, the specific area is covered with fine-grained volcanic […]

New daily schedule for the Museums in Santorini

A new daily schedule has been put into effect for the Akrotiri Archaeological Site, the Archaeological Museum and Ancient Thera. The aforementioned sites are eventually closed on Tuesdays, instead of Mondays, as laid down in a recent decision by the Ministry of Culture and Sports. The Museum of Prehistoric Thera will continue to be closed […]

Registrations for the 5th Santorini Experience are now open

Professional and amateur running and open water swimming athletes from all over the world will feel a rush of adrenaline at the top sports tourism event “Santorini Experience”, which will be held for a 5th consecutive year, on 4-6 October 2019. “Santorini Experience” opens its registration 10 months before its implementation, in order to serve […]