Pyrgos Santorini


Santorini Pyrgos
One of the oldest villages on Santorini.

Although it was partially damaged by the earthquake in 1956, Pyrgos remains one of the largest villages on Santorini along with being one of the oldest.

Built on the slopes of the mountain Profitis Elias, 7.5.kms southeast of Fira, Pyrgos has managed to stay relatively tourist free by banning the construction of hotels.

It also boasts a Medieval Castle, a church, and a panoramic view over the whole island.