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One of the Alfred Hitchcock's lightest movies, the romantic comedy "To catch a Thief" will be filmed again by Paramount Pictures in Santorini.
According to the annual ranking of TripAdvisor, Santorini and particularly the village of Oia has won the 16th position among the top 20 destinations in the world.
Skyscanner, one of the leading flight search engines in the world, has made a list with the 10 best and most unusual places to propose and Santorini appears in the 7th position!
An article published recently in AOL Travel News section ranges Santorini at the fifth place of the Top 5 Sexiest Beaches in the World.
Narrow and paved streets, short distances, good weather, amazing and uneven landscape: could there be a better place for cycling than Santorini?
In a time when independent bookshops are being replaced by chains and websites, when the real book actually suffers the invasion of e-readers, a team of American and European university graduates have opened Atlantis, this lovely bookshop at the ground floor of a cliff-top villa in Oia.
A Greek wine was considered for the first time among the 100 top wines of the world, in the list of the American magazine "Wine Spectator". "Assyrtiko Koutsogiannopoulos of Santorini" took the 86th rank worldwide with 91 degrees out of 100.
Roussos is the oldest traditional cave winery (canava) on Santorini, with more than 170 years of tradition. Mrs Agape Roussos, marketing assistant of this canava, has talked to Greeka.com about the history of the winery, the varieties they produce and also she explains the reasons why the barren landscape of Santorini favors wine production.
On Sunday December 12th, 11.30 a.m., the members of Santorini Cycling Club will meet again in Perissa, at the end of the coastal road, right beneath Ancient Thera.
It is estimated that by the end of this year the roof at the archaeological site of Akrotiri in Santorini will have been replaced. In fact, the archaeologists believe that on May 31st 2011 the ancient site will open to public.
A new museum was inaugurated a few days ago in the beautiful village of Oia, the Museum of Ancient, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Musical Instruments.
It was in 1982 when Summer Lovers became the first movie to be shot in Santorini and made the island famous all over the world. Almost 30 years later, another love story has found a lovely background on this island, Santorini Blue.
This year, the Ifestia Festival that takes place every August to celebrate the end of summer will be held on Saturday, August 28th.
From early May till October 2010, 20 sculpted donkeys will form an open exhibition of sculptures in Santorini.
The famous Hollywood actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrived last week in Santorini with their children to spend few days of relaxation in the wonderful volcanic island of the Aegean Sea.