What is the Santorini Experience?

Santorini Experience is Santorini’s top sports tourism event and includes running and open water swimming races, with a background scenery of the enchanting areas of Oia, Imerovigli, Fira and the Volcano. It is organized by the Municipality of Thira and the Sports Tourism department of ActiveMedia Group.


When and Where?

Santorini Experience is held on September 23-25, 2022, in the globally leading tourism destination of Santorini.


Which are the routes?

The event includes the 21.1km “Daedalic Kore of Thira” Half Marathon running across the enchanting areas of Oia, Imerovigli and Fira as well as the unique 1.5 miles (2.4 km) “L & E Nomikos” open water swimming route starting from the volcano with its finish line being at the old port of Fira.


Free registration for Thira Municipality Citizens

The citizens of Thira Municipality can participate
for free here:

Their registration will be confirmed upon approval by the Municipality of Thira.






Under the Auspices of:



Approved by:



Running races are co-organized with AS Ifestos Thiras and EAS SEGAS Cyclades Region:



Santorini Municipality and the award-winning Active Media Group co-organize Santorini Experience which includes open water swimming in the Aegean Sea and Half-marathon “Daedalic Kore of Thira” running.
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