Firá Town, Capital of Santorini

Settlement in Santorini, South Aegean

Central settlement with a majestic view, located on the edge of the Caldera, approximately 250 meters above the sea level.

Fira is the most central and one of the most visited spots of the island. It is located right on the Caldera of Santorini offering a great view of the sea and the crater of the volcano.

The visitor of the village can enjoy a coffee at Theotokopoulos square, walk around the narrow streets, admire the architecture of the Catholic church, as well as the murals of saints in the Orthodox church. Those who are interested in antiquity or art can visit the Archaeological museum or the art galleries of Mpelloneio Institute and Megaro Gyzi.

The old port of Fira is connected with the village via the cable car. Alternatively, someone can walk the 587 steps or cover the distance on the back of one of the famous donkeys.

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Last Update: 8 Jan 2021
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address Thira 847 00, Greece
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