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Canava Santorini Distillery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Average3%
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Dec 6, 2019
“Attractive, educational and fun”
Aug 28, 2019
“Unexpected great experience!”
Canava Santorini Distillery, was established in 1974 on Santorini island Today Loukas Lygnos still produces Canava Santorini's fine spirits with the same principles and the same local materials. It still uses the same recipes that were inherited...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
Mesaria 84700, Greece
+30 2286 031573
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Reviewed December 6, 2019

This was part of a shore excursion on Santorini and it was well worth it. An old spirits distillery that is well preserved and turned into a museum and event hall. Entering and seeing many antique pieces, including the original still, you get an education...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pat A
Reviewed August 28, 2019

We visited Canava as part of a Thomas Cook excursion. It was brilliant! The owners have spent significant time, money and effort building up the artifacts and memorabilia that make this visit all the more special. When you first go in, it's much like any...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Emma L
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Visited as a large party the food was lovely. Only complaint was there wasn’t enough staff on. Also the wine was quite expensive and not the best we’ve had.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KazzyLeicester
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Its not well marketed, Since i had the interest to find a distillery found this on my own.Must do to see how they have preserved and displayed the curios. But nothing in detail about the Ouzo. 1 hr would be nice. The entry is 7...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TejT12
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This was amazing to find. Closes at 6pm rather than 7.30pm as stated online but we managed to get in at the last minute. The lady was very knowledge and spirits were amazing. Ended up buying one too many bottles! A must do!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CoupleAbroad21
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We popped in by chance. The simple exterior of the building hid a nice museum inside. It transported us to Santorini of old, of ouzo making and of leisure life of the past complete with old artefacts and photos. The lady gave us an excellent...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank richardngiam
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Very, very nice museum. On the entrance has welcomed us a really nice lady. She has offer us a tour round museum. The museum is nice and you can see exactly how ouzo was made in the past and how is now. On the end...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank zalas965
ΚΑΝΑΒΑ Σ, Manager at Canava Santorini Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you very much!!! So drink OUZO and smile!!

Reviewed September 13, 2017

So pleased we found this place as not on top attraction on places to visit in Santorini and should be. Fantastic tour by young lady. It's so well exhibited and interesting. tasting was good and shop prices too. We just had to buy a couple...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank VivienneNottingham
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Pros: nice tour made by a passionate young woman, that did her best to make it interesting. Loved the tasting at the end of the tour: raki, ouzo & 2 sweet liquors (peach and coffee). Nice insight in local life and traditional alcohol production, but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ramutza
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

We looked for two days to find this place & we're happy that we did! The museum is interesting & the tastings great, raki, ouzo & 2 liqueurs all distilled through different processes were a delight!

Date of experience: July 2017
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