Fira is the main town in Santorini Island and also an important sea port. Every year during the summer season Fira is bustling with activity, as all the main cruise ships along the Mediterranean and Aegean seas make a stop year. Fira offers visitors with...more
Fira is the main town in Santorini Island and also an important sea port. Every year during the summer season Fira is bustling with activity, as all the main cruise ships along the Mediterranean and Aegean seas make a stop year. Fira offers visitors with a large number of things to see and do. The town has some excellent bakeries where visitors can enjoy a number of delicacies. But it is important for visitors to ask about the ingredients before dining. A catamaran tour of the volcano is highly recommended. The area has some hot springs and well-known beaches that are good to visit.
The Agiou Mina Street is good to take a walk along. The street travels down the cliff and offers some stunning views. The Old Port also makes a good place to visit. Fire also has a number of excellent museums that detail the culture and history of the area. The Santorini Archaeological Museum has several exhibits from ancient Thira. The Museum of Prehistoric Thira is also a must-visit destination in the city. This museum has several artifacts that were found at the Akrotiri. There are several other small museums in the city that are good to visit.
When it comes to shopping, the shopping district of Fira promises visitors with some exclusive deals. There are several shops selling designer clothes, jewelry and handbags. Several shops can be found around the main square in the town.
Fira is served by the Santorini Airport. From the airport visitors can take taxis or a shared shuttle service to reach the city.
There are no halal restaurants in Fira.
There are no mosques in Fira.