Ifestia Festival 2017: Santorini Volcanic Celebration!

Why Ifestia Festival 2017? Well, because Santorini has been forged by fire and water over the years. Around 1600 BC, a huge volcanic eruption has led to catastrophic consequences for the island. There are records of a tsunami hitting hard and devastating everything, reaching even Crete. The brutal force of fire and water eventually gave …

Top 10 things to do in Santorini

Santorini is a world renowned destination, attracting millions of travelers from every part of the world. The lunar shaped beaches, the unique architecture and the majestic aura of the volcano place Santorini among the top options in every travel enthusiast’s bucket list. But once you have finally fulfilled your wish, which are the top things …

The castles of Santorini: enjoy the fortified beauty!

Castles (castelli) and medieval forts (gulas) unravel the history of another Santorini with their fortified settlements: alleyways, houses of simple architecture and colorful walls –always gazing at the sea from where pirates would once appear. ‘Castelli’ means ‘small castle’. They were built in Santorini by the Latin colonists of the island during the period of …

Live the ‘Santorini Experience’ – Register on swimming and running!

Professional and amateur athletes are invited to live the 3rd “Santorini Experience” on October 6-8 and get an adrenaline rush by taking part in the exciting running and swimming races on the island of Santorini. Organized by the municipality of Thira and the Santorini Municipal Sports, Culture and Environmental Organization, in collaboration with Active Media Group, …

TripAdvisor: Greek Islands Among Top Destinations in Europe in 2017!

Crete, Santorini and Rhodes are included in the top 20 destinations of tripadvisor.com top Travelers’ Choice Destinations in Europe for 2017, based on the preferences and reviews of travelers. According to travelers’ opinion, Crete is fourth most popular destination in Europe, Santorini is the 16th and Rhodes is the 18th. Crete also came in sixth …

‘Abyss’ Scans and Reveals the Secrets of Santorini and Kolumbo Volcanoes

The research vessel RV Poseidon of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research of Kiel in cooperation with the Geology Department of Kapodistrian University of Athens are examining the seabed and the underseas volcanoes of the islands of Cyclades with focus on the volcano of Santorini and the submarine volcano Kolumbo. The expedition started on …

Experience Santorini from a different point of view: Hiking the medieval fortress

Who would expect that Santorini has more to offer besides luxury hotels, hospitality, services, restaurants and night life? It’s no coincidence that Santorini is the top destination that combines comfort with adventure, relaxation with exercise and, above all, mountains with a sea view. These contrasts can be experienced through our hiking guide that will reveal …

Experience Santorini from a different point of view: Hiking along the Black Mountain’s spine

Who would expect that Santorini has more to offer besides luxury hotels, hospitality, services, restaurants and night life? It’s no coincidence that Santorini is the top destination that combines comfort with adventure, relaxation with exercise and, above all, mountains with a sea view. These contrasts can be experienced through our hiking guide that will reveal …

Experience Santorini from a different point of view: Hiking the path to tranquillity

Who would expect that Santorini has more to offer besides luxury hotels, hospitality, services, restaurants and night life? It’s no coincidence that Santorini is the top destination that combines comfort with adventure, relaxation with exercise and, above all, mountains with a sea view. These contrasts can be experienced through our hiking guide that will reveal …

Experience Santorini from a different point of view: Hiking the downhill through Mesa Vouno and Profiti Ilia

Who would expect that Santorini besides the luxury hotels, the hospitality, the services, the restaurants and night life has more to offer? It’s no coincidence that Santorini is the top destination that combines comfort with adventure, relaxation with exercise and above all mountains with a sea view. These contrasts can be experienced through our hiking …