“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, October […]

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 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 […]

Global Traveler: Santorini Best Island in Europe

Santorini has been voted “Best Island in Europe” by the readers of US magazine Global Traveler, a travel publication aimed at frequent business and luxury travelers. The awarding took place in the context of the magazine’s annual “Leisure Life Style awards 2019″, which took place last week in New York. “The fact that Santorini retains this title […]

Video tribute to Santorini from Travel+Leisure

Santorini is once again impressively explored by one of the biggest international tourist media. Travel+Leisure magazine has been hosting on its Facebook page a short video dedicated to Santorini, which is referred to as “heaven on Earth”. In just 55’’ the video entitled “Fall in Love with Santorini” portrays beautiful and typical pictures of Santorini: […]

Six Blue Flags for Santorini this year

Six beaches of Santorini were awarded the “Blue Flag” for 2019: Ag. Georgios, Vlychada, Kamari 1, Kamari 2, Perivolos and Perissa. Altogether in the Southern Aegean Sea, 49 blue flags were awarded to the Dodecanese and 32 to the Cyclades. The International Commission of the Blue Flag program awarded this year 3,779 coasts, 695 marinas […]

Bike ride on Sunday May 26th, in Santorini

On Sunday afternoon, May 26th, a bike ride is scheduled in Santorini. The cyclists, young and old, will start from Kamari, cycle up to Monolithos and return to Kamari. The route is easy for everyone to follow. Meeting point: Kamari Rock, at the beggining of the pedestrian street Time: 12:30. A helmet and a water […]