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Pyrgos 84701, Greece
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All reviews nice village narrow streets cats and dogs worth a visit less touristy enjoyable visit wonderful flowers traditional greek village fira and oia pretty village profitis ilias souvenir shops island tour white houses interesting museum couple of hours lovely walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there 2 times. We repeated, lured by the magnetic beauty of the curved streets and the panorama from the top. From here you have to start your hiking path to Profitis Ilias Monastery.

Thank Nikolai M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are done with mass tourism. You are looking for authenticity, charm and peace. Well do not spread too quickly the news but there is still an existing place like this in Santorini. Pyrgos is simply fantastic. Narrow walking streets, warm people, beautiful view on...More

Thank Jean-Marc67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many nooks and crannies to explore - great history and lovely old buildings to enjoy. It's worth the climb!

Thank mfcollins59
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

As the name implies, Pyrgos is that kind of village you are looking for when going to Santorini with the huge difference that there are by far not those crowds you bump into in Oia and Fira. The silence will make you feel like actually...More

3  Thank GirlOnTheMove Z
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Pyrggos is an classical hilltop village complete with narrow winding streets, great views and several churches. The viewpoint from the top is spectacular. Based on our guides recommendation we visited in the afternoon and it was reasonably peaceful. Apparently the mornings can be very busy...More

Thank stuffmatters
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A great idea without any doubt. Visiting santorini is an amazing experience itself, however visiting this place can mean so much more. We had an amazing guide inside the village

Thank argyrisnik
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here at part of a TUI island trip. Must see the cultural village museum and take a walk up to the Venetian chick at the top of the cobbled narrow streets. The views from there are spectacular.

Thank solihulllady
Reviewed 18 June 2018

There weren't very many tourists, so it was great to explore the traditional Greek village (typical white houses and lots of steps) at our leisure. The town isn't too big - you can walk around in 1-2 hours with a stop at a cafe since...More

3  Thank Kiuree K
Reviewed 4 June 2018

its away from the tourist mess of Santorini, but still offers amazing views of the Caldera and the island. Also lately there is availability for places to stay and good places to visit and eat. During the Easter festivites is the best place to be...More

2  Thank Christos L
Reviewed 21 May 2018

When in Santorini around Easter, you have to visit Pyrgos on Good Friday. The whole town is lit up with candles just after sunset, starting at the top with three crosses. It's magical. Do take into account that the procession takes a few hours, so...More

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stevehurst1
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Response from M F | Reviewed this property |
No, not at all. Because it is a tourist based destination, everything is open on Sunday. Enjoy!!
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