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A very enjoyable visit.

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this mansion. As there were not other visitors we were given a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Exmouth, United Kingdom
A beautiful mansion for those of us who love to visit stately homes

We stayed at Volcano View Hotel south of Fira and google maps showed this as a short walk away. It... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Kathy E
Portland, Oregon
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Argyros Mansion, the only restored and open to the public mansion in Santorini. In the heart of the island, the village of Messaria, once the winemaking center of Santorini, the part that the delicious vinsanto wine and the commercialization of...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews online, being a lover of wine, I thought this might be a good place to visit and learn some of the history behind the wine merchant. Well, for €5 you get a 20 mins walk around the inner of a house....More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this mansion. As there were not other visitors we were given a personal tour around the rooms. This meant we could ask lots of questions and find out about the restoration and how the family lived.

Thank gerryexmouth
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We stayed at Volcano View Hotel south of Fira and google maps showed this as a short walk away. It was, and we truly enjoyed our walk past the low-lying vineyard, the old windmill, and a church. It took some work to find the mansion,...More

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had a very enjoyable guided tour of the mansion given by a young man who was knowledgeable and, warm, and entertaining. Recommended!

Thank M F
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A short drive to get there. free parking. Nice guided visit to see how the rich lived in the 19-20th century. 1 hour.

Thank rfourier
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is an historic home and not a hotel as seen under hotels on TripAdvisor l, so I will review it here in the correct place. Today, we needed 5 Euros cash each for the tour. Temperature-wise, it is relatively cool inside. Our guide spoke...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited recently the nice, well kept and interesting Argyros Mansion. The guide was friendly, informed. The only shadow is the not distinguished entrance fee for children - up to 10years old should pay the 10€. We understand, the house is private owned, but...More

Thank AV V
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The tasting room for wines of Canava Avantis is located in the Argyros Mansion. Fantastic room and ambiance, excellent wines. This is a must do if you are interested in wines and history.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A truly elegant mansion which provides an insight to the wealth of Santorini in the nineteenth century The owners were trading through Odessa into Russia during the reign of the Tzars This is one of the few mansions which have been restored since the earthquake...More

1  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We decided to have a larger look at the island than the usual touristic attractions, and the Argyros Mansion provides an example of the more recent but still interesting local life in Santorini. The guide who introduced us to the visit has been extremely professional...More

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