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Pyrgos 84701, Greece
+30 2286 031101
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All reviews nice village narrow streets cats and dogs worth a visit less touristy enjoyable visit profitis ilias wonderful flowers traditional greek village fira and oia pretty village mass tourism the entire island souvenir shops island tour white houses interesting museum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pyrgos is a beautiful old fortified village, with ruins of a castle at the very top. Lots of stairs to climb, but the views from Kasteli are great!. Many old churches in the village and one of them houses a SMALL Museum of Icons (with...More

Thank giottoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you are interested to learn few more things about the island, the history, the old ways, visit the cultural village

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the local bus from Fira to Pyrgos. It was very cheap 1.80 euros each way per person and it only took 20 minutes to get there. We were dropped off at the little square where there are a few small restaurants and the...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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.

1  Thank Nikolai M
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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 20 September 2018

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 11 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 21 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.

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7 January 2018|
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Response from 455mf | Reviewed this property |
No, not at all. Because it is a tourist based destination, everything is open on Sunday. Enjoy!!