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Voted 8th prettiest European city

Posted on 20 Jan 2014 | Category: News

The American newspaper USA Today and the website launched a poll recently and readers voted for the prettiest European city for 2013. Naturally the results included Santorini in the top 10 places.

Cherry tomato is now protected term

Posted on 21 Dec 2013 | Category: News

The famous cherry tomato of Santorini was nominated product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) by the European Commission under the term Tomataki Santorinis.

Opening of exhibition Internal Dialogues

Posted on 11 Sep 2013 | Category: Events

The solo painting exhibition Internal Dialogues of Mrs Irini Drossou will last from September 14th to October 12th, 2013, at the Cultural Centre of Megaron Gyzi in Fira, Santorini.

Red Bull Art of Motion 2013

Posted on 03 Sep 2013 | Category: Events

An impressive freerunning event is returning to Santorini for the 3rd time. On September 14th, top freerunners from all the world are meeting to this wonderful island for the Red Bull Art of Motion 2013.

Volcanic eruption took place in June or July

Posted on 28 Aug 2013 | Category: News

The severe volcanic eruption of Santorini happened in early summer, as deducted by a recent scientific research. This conclusion came after studying insect sediments found in a vase with sweet peas in Aktotiri.

Volkan beer awarded as innovation product

Posted on 04 Jul 2013 | Category: News

Beer Volkan, exclusively produced on the island of Santorini, was recently awarded as Product Innovation of the Year in the International Beer Awards in Prague, Czech Republic.

Megaro Gyzi Festival 2013

Posted on 13 Jun 2013 | Category: Events

One painting group exhibition and seven music concerts are included this year in the program of Megaro Gyzi Festival in Santorini. The festival will take place from August 1st to August 23rd under the artistic direction of Yannis Papaconstantinou. Entrance to events is free.

Megaro Gyzi Festival 2012

Posted on 13 Jul 2012 | Category: Events

One painting and sculpture exhibition, six music concerts and a children's narrative performance are presented this year in the Megaro Gyzi Festival 2012. Entrance to all events is free.

1st International Biennale

Posted on 04 Jul 2012 | Category: Events

The organizing team of the Santorini Biennale of Arts has the pleasure to announce the 1st International Biennale of Santorini that will take place on the island from August 1st till September 30th, 2012, while some parallel events have already started since July 1st.

Ancient Akrotiri reopened to visitors

Posted on 11 Apr 2012 | Category: News

The ancient town of Akrotiri in Santorini finally reopened to visitors, after the completion of the bioclimatic roof.

Mall in Thailand designed after Santorini

Posted on 26 Mar 2012 | Category: News

An amusement and shopping park that was constructed copying the architecture of Santorini opened on March 24th 2012, in Thailand.

Ancient relief discovered in Perissa

Posted on 11 Jan 2012 | Category: News

An ancient relief that probably belongs to the Roman times was discovered yesterday by chance, during excavational works for water supply and sewerage system in Perissa Santorini.

World's best island by BBC

Posted on 02 Dec 2011 | Category: News

Santorini receives more and more distinctions over the last years, ranking it among the top world destinations. This time, it was BBC that ranked Santorini the most beautiful island in the world, in the travel pages of its website.

World Best Island for Travel and Leisure

Posted on 20 Jul 2011 | Category: News

A new tribute for Santorini: Travel & Leisure magazine ranks Santorini in the first place among a list of magnificent island destinations for the year 2011.

In Thomas Cook list with top destinations

Posted on 04 Jul 2011 | Category: News

The alternative island of Santorini Greece is included in the Thomas Cook list with top 11 destinations for 2011.

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