The eyes steady in the deep blue caldera, balance on the steep rocks and touch the white line of villages shining under the Aegean light.
Santorini, imperious and mysterious, captures the traveller’s senses.
In 2013, a year dedicated to the fruits of the dry volcanic land; the magnificent beauty is accompanied by unique flavors. Your stay will evolve into an unforgettable dining experience.
“2013 Year of Gastronomy in Santorini” is a multidimensional initiative. It connects the island’s past, the era of the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri, with the present and it highlights how special the volcanic soil of Santorini is.
Unique agricultural products, innovative high-class restaurants, cozy taverns with traditional cuisine, open to visitors famous wineries, romantic hotels and special sections of local products in the shops of the island are combined into a creative scenery of gastronomic delight. The choices between specially designed menus, great wine tastings and breakfasts with products from Santorini, will be inexhaustible.
Gastronomy embraces all aspects of modern life in Santorini; arts, tradition, education, science and culture in general. The program by the Municipality of Thira, includes dedicated events of culinary, artistic and historical themes.
Get information about conferences and exhibitions related to wine and food, special events on local gastronomy and many other cultural events that will take place, throughout the year, on the island.
It will be our honor to guide you through the unique world of Santorinian flavors.