Fira Overview

If you are wondering about the things to see in Santorini, you should pay a visit to Fira town. Acclaimed to be the capital of Santorini, this town is well-known for its pristine beauty, mesmerizing landscapes, museums, some bars, and clubs. The Museum of Prehistoric Thira is the highlight of Fira that attracts thousands of visitors to its collection of the Bronze age and Neolithic artifacts that narrates the story of Akrotiri.

Located right on the rim of the famous Caldera, Santorini's capital, its cultural and economic hub counts among the most important places to visit in Santorini. Set on the celebrated west coast, Santorini's nightlife is also the heart, with elite restaurants, happening bars, and boutique hotels.

Several museums, like Thera Archaeological Museum and Thera Prehistoric Museum, offer an insight into Santorini's colorful history. You can take a cable car to Ormos, the charming port in this city, and depart for the volcano.

Highlights: Attractive views of the volcano and the Caldera, lively nightlife, shopping, active even in winter.


• Go to the Firm town on your Santorini exploration and discover the famous galleries, shops, white-washed streets, and the Three Bells of Fira.
• Enjoy the picturesque views of the Bells of Fira and click pictures to give your social media feed an aesthetic look.
• Take a Santorini cable car ride in Fira and relish the panoramic views of the island while catching a glimpse of the sunset.
• Visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thira to explore the different ancient artifacts, exhibits, paintings, and sculptures.
• Go on a hiking expedition along the Caldera to enjoy the most beautiful temperatures during the sunset.
• Shop your heart out at the various sandal shops, boutiques, and souvenir places in Fira town of Santorini or have fun strolling around the streets.
• Try different kinds of cuisines, especially Greek and Mediterranean delicacies, at the different restaurants in Fira to satiate your taste buds.

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