Tours and Concerts, La Ponta, Santorini

Musical and historical guided tours

Explore the history of the tower and engage in an interactive ¨musical journey¨ with various handcrafted wind and string instruments.
The journey tells a story using mythological narration to explain the development of primitive instruments, from the bone flute to the tsabouna.

Daily 12:00 - 12:45 & 18:00 - 18:45

April 1 - November 1, 2017

Ticket Price 7 Euros

Evening Concerts

Odysseus Returns

Ten musical compositions, each featuring a different instrument, recount the homecoming of Odysseus, King of Ithaca, who returns home to reclaim his kingdom and free his people of their oppressors.

Yannis Pantazis: tsabouna, gaida, double flute, double reed pipe, river flute, side flute, pan flute, cane clarinet, santoor, Apollonian lyre

Monday, Wednesday & Saturday ~ 21:00 - 22:30

May 22 - October 18, 2017

Ticket Price 12 Euros

Notes of the Centuries

A summer concert series inspired by the centuries-old traditions of Akrotiri Castle, the universal language of music and by Greece’s rich musical heritage. The sounds of ancient and contemporary instruments unite with the tower's natural acoustics to begin a new chapter in its colorful history.

Yannis Pantazis: Αpollonian lyre, bone flute, pan flute, flute recorder, tsabouna, gaida, saxophone, cane clarinet, double flute

Thanasis Kleopas: guitar, bouzouki, Αpollonian lyre, doubaki drum, vocals

Tuesday and Friday, 21:00 - 23:00

June 20 - September 29, 2017

Ticket Price 12 Euros

Seats are limited. Pre-purchasing tickets online is recommended.
La Ponta is open daily: 10:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 20:00
01 April to 01 November, 2017, Free admission.

Concerts are not recommended for children under 10

  • September
  • November
  • Sunday
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  • Wednesday
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  • Saturday
La Ponta, Venetian Tower
Greek Bagpipe, Exhibition ~ Workshop
Castle of Akrotiri, P.O. Box 1158
Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece 84700
Tel. 0030 22860 85374

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