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Ryanair Gives Privileged Airline Ticket Price for ‘Santorini Experience’ Sports Tourism Event


Irish carrier Ryanair is offering a special ticket price to all passengers travelling to Santorini for the sports tourism event “Santorini Experience” that takes place on October 7-9.

Santorin iExperience logoFollowing the announcement of the partnership with leading TV channel FOX Sports of FOX Networks Group, the organizers of the “Santorini Experience” have announced Ryanair as the Official Airline Partner of the event. Such a partnership has been achieved for the first time at a sports tourism event in Greece.

The airline will launch a seat sale with fares starting from just 19,99 euros and are available for booking only on Thursday, 14 July, and Friday, 15 July, for travel to Santorini between 5 to 12 October. Customers interested in joining the event as active participants should log on to and avoid missing out.

“Ryanair is pleased to support the Santorini Experience event, in what is one of the world’s most sought after destinations. With its breath-taking and diverse landscapes, its mild climate in the four seasons, it is an ideal destination for active holidays and for sports addicts”, Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Manager for Greece and Eastern Mediterranean, Chiara Ravara said.

“Ryanair is fully committed in further growing and developing Greek tourism and promoting Greece as a year-round destination, and we look forward to bringing more customers to the ultimate sport experience on the island”, she added.

Santorini Experience 2016

Photo credit: Elias Lefas

Photo credit: Elias Lefas

On October 7-9, everyone will have the opportunity to discover the sports side of Santorini.

On Saturday, October 8, professional and amateur runners will be able to run and live the adrenaline of the Caldera. The starting time for both 10 km and 15 km routes is at 08:15 am in the morning, while the starting time of the 5km route will take place at 11:00. All routes start from the desalination plant in Oia.

Moreover, on Sunday October 9, professional and amateur swimmers will be able to sense the eruptive atmosphere of the volcano with the impressive view of the island in front of them!

The starting time of the unique swimming route of 1.5 mile (2.4 km) of “Santorini Experience”, will take place at 10:00 am, from the volcano to the old port in Fira.

Registrations in the swimming and running events can be made through the official page of the event.

Photo credit: Elias Lefas

Photo credit: Elias Lefas

Dreams… that become memories!

For those wishing to combine sports with tourism and take advantage of their stay at one of the most beautiful islands in the world, privileged packages starting from 300 euros for 2 people for 3 days – 2 nights (including transportation, accommodation, food and participation in the event) are available. For more information you may contact the hospitality sponsors of the event: Aqua Vista Hotels, Santorini Hoteliers Association, Meltemi Hotels & Resorts, Athina Luxury Suites, Central Fira Hotel, Sienna Residencies, Memories Hotel, Loizos Stylish Residencies and Esperas which are available here. The page will be daily enriched with new supporters and soon discounts on ferry tickets to Santorini will be announced.

“Santorini Experience” will be held under the auspices of the Hellenic Swimming Federation and have international exposure by FOX Sports of FOX Networks Group that participates this year as the event’s Official Broadcaster.

The event is a collaboration between the Municipality of Santorini, the Municipal Sports Cultural Environmental Organization of Santorini (D.A.P.P.O.S.) and Active Media Group.

The official Sponsors of the “Santorini Experience” are Alafouzos Sport, Santorini Boatmen Union and official supporters include “Vikos” Natural Mineral Water, Aqua Vista Hotels, Saucony, Arena, Village Cinemas, Village Cinemas and Passagio Santorini.

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a Strategic Communication Partner of the “Santorini Experience” event.

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