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SANTORINI
Santorini, apart from its worldwide popularity, maintains a peculiarity during the holy days of Easter. Its folkway and customs, along with its incredible traditional Easter tastes (e.g. “sgardoumia”, a soup...
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The impressive caldera, the unique architecture of Santorini, the magnificent sunset and the big blue of the Aegean Sea are the key elements for an unforgettable wedding ceremony and honeymoon....
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PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENT OF AKROTIRI
On the south side of Santorini, there is the well-known prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri, one of the major archaeological sites in Greece. It is one of the most important settlements...
WHAT NOT TO DO IN SANTORINI – Part 2
Santorini covers all tastes and all wallets. As far as food is concerned though, you may easily fall into touristic «entrapments» and eventually pay a lot for a rather fair...
WHAT NOT TO DO IN SANTORINI – Part 1
Sunsets from Oia are undeniably wonderful and are rightly famous all over the globe. Yet, the crowds that overwhelm Saint Nickolas castle ruins and awaiting the sun to dive into...
CABLE CAR
The cable car in Fira started operating in 1982, built upon funding by ship owner Evangelos Nomikos, spending over 140 million greek drachmas (approximately 411.000 €). Not only did he...
Perissa
Every year, Perissa beach, one of the most famous and organized beaches of Santorini, welcomes thousands of tourists. Together with Perivolos and Agios Georgios beaches, which succeed one another, they...
Vine and wine
The cultivation of vines in Santorini dates back thousands of years to 17th century B.C., as testified by the findings during the excavations of the prehistoric city of Akrotiri. The...
Religious Monuments
In Santorini there are at least 600 churches and chapels, 50 of which dedicated to the Virgin Mary, awaiting to be discovered. Most of these have large, pure white surfaces,...
RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS (PANIGIRI)
As in most Aegean islands, religious feeling is strong in Santorini, whose religious festivals and customs are both numerous and diverse. These are the most important religious festivals in the...
“FISHERMAN”
The famous, well-preserved wall fresco of “The fisherman”, one of the greatest works of prehistoric painting of Aegean, is exhibited for the first time in the permanent collection of the...
TASTEFUL PLEASURES
If you love good food or are interested in learning about the traditional, unique delicacies of the island, you don’t want to miss out a taste of those renowned dishes...
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Volcano
Santorini, together with the islands of Therasia and Aspronisi, are the remnants of the volcanic island Strongyle. Strongyle was an imposing volcanic cone, the main part of which erupted in...
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MUSEUMS
Santorini has several museums that can help you learn about the island and reveal its secrets, presenting a complete view of its long history. Fira boasts the Museum of Prehistoric...
CALDERA
The villages of Caldera are magnificently beautiful, with many special attractions. Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Skaros and Oia are all worth a visit. You can enjoy a picturesque walk, admire their...
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