Top 13 Movies Shot in Greece and the Greek Islands

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Facts About Greece / June 19, 2016

Men with Donkey in Santorini Town"D'Agostino" was shot overlooking the caldera of Santorini, with the volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Paleo Kameni visible below and the partial crescent island of Thirassia in the distance. From the angle, it looks like the balcony we see in the film is located in Imerovigli, between Fira and Oia. Some scenes were shot beachside on the cliffs below. The script is minimalist so there are many pretty shots of Santorini, showing scenic vistas, chickens, donkeys, shops, markets, and the iconic 'on the balcony with a glass of wine' shots. These montages sometimes last for minutes at a time as we watch the hero walk through the winding lanes of Fira, hike in ancient Thira, and wander elsewhere on the island.

Listed as "producers" on the film are the cheerful and bright Santorini eatery Mama's House, located in Fira (Thira) and the Kavalari Hotel, a TripAdvisor Award of Excellence winner. Despite the "producer" credit on a film can mean almost...MORE