Pyrgos village is built on the slopes of a hill and was until the early 1800, the capital of the island. The pitoresque village with the best view in the island offers a panoramic view of the whole island. It is composed of traditional houses built around the Venetian Castle and the small paths follow the shape of the hill. Pyrgos is a beautiful, traditional village with remarkable tourism development the last decade. The village has around 33 churches, but the most famous is the Monastery of Profitis Ilias, where a small collection of ethnographic material and old icons are exhibited.
The pitoresque village with the best view in the island offers a panoramic view of the whole island.
Atlantis Books in Santorini is the most interesting bookstore in the world, according to leading National Geographic magazine. “A decade ago, a group of friends from Cyprus, England, and the United States founded this bookshop, now in a gorgeous home overlooking the water in Oia, Santorini. The store has hosted readings on the terrace, bookbinding classes, and food and film …Continue reading
Europe’s largest gay cruise is all new for 2016 with an original itinerary from Barcelona to Athens celebrating 25 years of Atlantis. Onboard the stunningly modern Celebrity Equinox, you’ll explore the best of Italy, Greece, Turkey, and more with 2800 gay and lesbian guests from over 50 nations. Our stellar performers, celebrity guests, outrageously fun parties, and amazing activities will …Continue reading
An online campaign has been started titled, “Santorini, year-round destination”, and will run for three weeks in an effort to draw more people to the island from countries such as the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austraia, Scandinavia, etc. The advertising campaign will focus on some of the most popular travel sites such as tripadvisor, lonelyplanet, expedia, airbnb and others. The …Continue reading