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Best things to do in Thera

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Night Club
“The Koo Club is in central Fira and gets going about 11pm. Amazing space for dance and birthday parties”
8 locals recommend
Bar
“Tango Bar is a fancy place with very nice cocktails and stunning view if you get there before midnight. The music is also very good.”
8 locals recommend
History Museum
“ One of the most important museums of Greece is the spectacular Museum of Prehistoric Thera that lies in the capital of Santorini, Fira. It is housed in a state-of-the-art, two-story building whose erection started in the beginning of the 1970s and it was finally offered to the public in 2000. The finds that are on display on the Prehistoric Museum of Thera come from the various excavations that were carried out on the island, such as at the settlements of Akrotiri and Potamos, rescue excavations at different sites on the island as well as some objects that were discovered by chance or handed over.”
11 locals recommend
Museum
“ An extraordinary and very interesting museum lies in the center of Fira, the capital of Santorini, very close to the cable car. The Archaeological Museum of Thera is a very educational small gem that offers an insight into the island’s past and proves how sophisticated the civilizations that preceded us were. The Archaeological Museum is a great place for those who are interested in other cultures and wish to become acquainted with the history of Santorini. There are three main collections on display ‒ sculpture from the Archaic to the Roman Period, inscriptions dating from the Archaic to the Roman Period as well as vases and clay figurines from the Geometric to the Hellenistic Periods.”
4 locals recommend
Night Club
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Argo is located in Fira town. Great view if you go during sunset hours, but make a reservation. The food is very nice, the portions are good and the staff is friendly!”
8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“From the port or airport there are buses going to Firà. In Firà you can change to the bus heading to Perissa and leave it in Emporio at the big church. There are of course also Taxis available and a lot of car rentals. If you want help to rent a car please contact us.”
5 locals recommend
Establishment
3 locals recommend
Modern Greek Restaurant
“This is my personal favorite. Although it's not so fancy, their dishes are very tasty, nice quantity and reasonably priced. A variety of wines as well.”
2 locals recommend
Bar
“Jazz bar in Fira, good for a relaxed drink. One of my usuals but then again we spend time here during the off peak season as well!”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Main bus station of the island where all busses start and end. Check their website for more information. Type: www.ktel-santorini.gr/”
4 locals recommend
Bar
1 local recommends
Transit Station
“Cable Car from Fira-Imerovigli to the Old Port of Thera. A fee of 5Euro each ride per person.”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Τhe Cultural Centre Megaro Gyzi in Fira, was founded in 1980 with the initiative and financial funding of the Catholic Diocese of Santorini. It is housed in Megaro Gyzi in Fira, to a 17th century old family mansion of exceptional architectural interest, which survived the earthquake of 1956. The Megaro Gyzi Museum is situated in the Halls of the Cultural Centre, where six Permanent Collections are exhibited. Collection of authentic engravings, of old historical manuscripts, of paintings of Santorini, of paintings donated by Pinto΄s couple, of old photographs of scenic Santorini and Santorini΄s strata”
1 local recommends
Museum
2 locals recommend