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Santorini Caldera Santorini is a strange island, without any similarity to the rest of the Cyclades. The others islands feel friendly, warm and tender as an embrace; Santorini is neither calm nor gentle. On the contrary, it is wild and threatening. The whole island is one...

The Castles of Santorini-Emporio village The larger towns on Santorini were fortified by the Castles, "Kastelia", equiped with gateways and “goulades” watchtower. They were built at Skaros, Oia, Pyrgos, Emporio and Akrotiri. Emporio is the largest village in Santorini. It has had an important place since ancient...

Oia Village - A jewel at the cliff`s edge If Santorini were a house, then Oia would be its balcony. “In the Doric dialect”, the word oia meant far, because the village was so far from all the other settlements. Up until the 19th century, the...

Want to find out the ways to avoid the tourist crowds in Santorini? With 10.000 visitors per day during the summer, Santorini may be victim of its own success. Even though that Santorini has a lot of issue, Santorini is still a spectacular island to...

EXPLORE Santorini with a Shore Excursion GOLDEN IBEX Santorini shore excursions, where outstanding services matter. Golden Ibex Events and Tours helps you plan your next visit to Santorini. What makes Santorini Shore excursions so special Approching the shore of Santorini by cruise ship, marveling at its white-washed dwellings...

Golden Ibex - Santorini wine tours Feel the moment, get involve with the people you are with, enjoy the environment you are in, get the most out of  Santorini wine tours.  There are many wine regions in the world that claim to be unique. Bordeaux talks...

Greek Easter in Santorini Easter in Santorini is simply one of a kind! The island of Santorini, a vast geological monument, continues to fascinate every visitor with its natural beauty. Anyone who visits Santorini for the first time with some experience of other Greek islands is certainly...

Want to find out the best places to visit in Santorini, the most beautiful island of the world? Traditional white washed houses set on volcanic cliff edge with blue dome roofs and beautiful bougainvillea overlooking the deep blue Aegean Sea is what many of us...

What about Santorini in Winter? History, amazing landscapes and, of course, great wine, are not just for summer on Santorini. Five years ago, you would be hard-pressed to find 30 hotels on Santorini that stayed open in winter. This year, there were 150 that did....