As April is approaching its end, days are getting warmer and longer and summer feels ever closer. And what an exciting summer it seems it will be! Festivals, sport competitions and other events are already underway so have a look at the options available on the Greek islands for this season, pick what suits your interests best and start planning!
Naxos Trail Race – Naxos —– 30 April – 1 May 2017
Be part of the first Naxos Trail Race, taking place on the island from 30 April to 1 May 2017! Parallel events, such as hiking and gastronomy, are included in a very special program not to be missed.
4th International Symposium Ampelos 2017 – Santorini —– 12-14 May 2017
Dedicated to the Mediterranean Vineyards and the effect of climate change, this Symposium is held amid the highly productive wine country of Santorini, whose soil is famously fertilized by its volcanic ingredients.
6th Naxian Picasso Diathlon – Naxos —– 14 May 2017
A day of sports and fun taking place for the 6th consecutive year on Plaka Beach, Naxos. Join the race of running and biking for a fresh start of the season!
Amorgos Trail Challenge – Amorgos —– 20-21 May 2017
Take the challenge and discover the natural wonders of this unspoiled island through specially designed mountain running routes.
Amorgos Trail Challenge is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup, running on Naxos, Syros, Andros, Tinos and Donousa islands.
4th Tinos Running Experience 2017 – Tinos —– 9-11 June 2017
A successful athletic event running for the 4th consecutive year, Tinos Running Experience invites athletes from Greece and abroad to three days of run and fun.
Supa Dupa Fly Festival – Santorini —– 9-13 June 2017
Already feeling nostalgic of the 90s and 00s? After the success of Supa Dupa Fly 2016, the festival once more lands on Santorini with a series of parties and other music events. Start packing for four days and nights of RnB and Hip Hop revival!
Constellation of Amorgos Festival – Amorgos —– 19 June – 02 July 2017
Stay tuned for the full programme of this exciting series of events celebrating the beginning of summer on Amorgos Island -coming soon!
Up Festival – Amorgos —– 10 – 16 July 2017
One of the biggest music events in Greece takes place on Amorgos Island every July. Right under the stars, an impressive line-up of artists fills the air with music and good vibes.
XLSIOR Gay Festival – Mykonos —– 23-30 August 2017
Bringing together world famous artists and thousands of music lovers and friends of the international gay community, XLSIOR festival is where the heart of Mykonos beats in summer.
Gastronomy Days – Amorgos —– 17-24 September 2017
Amorgos Gastronomy Days will be running in parallel with the free diving competition “The Authentic Big Blue” and will be showcasing the richness of local cuisine.
The Authentic Big Blue – International Free Diving Tournament – Amorgos —– 18-24 September 2017
30 years after Luc Besson’s freediving cult movie “The Big Blue” was filmed in the waters of Amorgos, the first Authentic Big Blue international tournament brings the island in the centre of freediving activity once more.
Santorini Experience 2017 – Santorini —– 6-8 October 2017
Be part of the ultimate sport experience held in one of the top travel destinations of the world! Routes are designed in order to take participants through the island’s most beautiful settings, with the stunning background of the magnificent caldera and the volcano itself forming parts of the running and swimming events.
Stay tuned on our website as more events finalize their dates and schedules for 2017 summer season, including:
- Naxos Festival
- Domus Cultural Festival of Naxos
- Naxos Mountain Bike Race
- Mykonos Run
- International Music Festival of Santorini
- Gyzi Mansion Festival (Santorini)
- Ifestia Festival (Santorini)
- Santorini Jazz Festival
- Tinos Festival
- Tinos Jazz Music Festival
- Tinos Arts Festival
- Tinos Climbing Festival