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Restaurants in Pyrgos Village

Restaurants in Pyrgos Village When it comes to dining in Pyrgos Village, the options are numerous and can satisfy the most diverse food preferences, while, at the same time, give a flare of the local cuisine and local recipes. In the village, you will find “Selene”,  the most famous restaurant[…]

Pyrgos : the old Capital, the contemporary Gem

Built on top of a hill in the center of Santorini, Pyrgos village offers unique panoramic view all around the island up to the caldera to the village of Oia. This traditional village is located 8 kilometers south-east of Fira, and still retains the characteristics of the Venetian fortress. Pyrgos[…]

Santorini’s beaches

In Santorini you can find beaches for every taste! The crystal clear waters will accompany you along the entire perimeter of the island and the black sand will amaze you. The color of the sand of the beaches of Santorini will bewitch you with its colors ranging from white to[…]

Where to eat in Santorini

Santorini is not just made up of beaches and sea but it has a not indifferent culinary history. Trust me you’ll eat very well there. The Greek cuisine, based on the Mediterranean diet, is certainly closer to the Italian one (with some differences). Even in Greece we find dishes with[…]

Santorini’s Wines

Santorini is famous for its wines. After the volcanic eruption in 1650 BC, which has covered the island of lava, ash and pumice, perfect conditions were created for the production of a really distinctive wine. The main grape is Assyrtiko, from which it derives a superb wine for dry desserts.[…]

Santorini’s Akrotiri Excavations

Akrotiri was an ancient port city dating from the Bronze Age located to the south of the ancient island of Thera, now named Santorini. Destroyed by the eruption of the Santorini volcano in 1628 BC; just because the deposit of the volcanic ash on the city buildings, frescoes and creamics[…]

Oia and Around

Oia, Santorini Oia is the most beautiful and painted village in Santorini. Full of churches with blue domes, winding streets and the white houses that seems to be suspended in time which perfectly symbolize Greece and now belong to collective imagination. Built high on the edge of the caldera, Oia[…]

Nightlife in Santorini

Greece has always had a great reputation regarding its vibrant nightlife. In particular, the summer breeze, the colors of the sky at sunset, the sea and the desire to let yourself go recall the Greek islands. The excellence of holiday fun is here: in the Cyclades, which during the summer[…]

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