Santorini News (96)
What happens when two lovers of boarding games and the breathtaking island of Santorini combine forces? The answer is Santopoly – and the result will surprise you pleasantly!
Santorini is gradually developing into a year round tourist destination, with many hotels staying open in winter and daily connection with Athens.
The Santorini Arts Factory at Vlychada Beach is inaugurated on Saturday July 12th, 2014. With a rich program and covering almost all arts, the Santorini Arts Factory organizes events that will last until the end of September, attracting many locals and tourists.
The American newspaper USA Today and the website 10Best.com launched a poll recently and readers voted for the prettiest European city for 2013. Naturally the results included Santorini in the top 10 places.
The famous cherry tomato of Santorini was nominated product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) by the European Commission under the term Tomataki Santorinis.
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.
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.
The ancient town of Akrotiri in Santorini finally reopened to visitors, after the completion of the bioclimatic roof.
An amusement and shopping park that was constructed copying the architecture of Santorini opened on March 24th 2012, in Thailand.
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.
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.
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.
The alternative island of Santorini Greece is included in the Thomas Cook list with top 11 destinations for 2011.
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.