Well worth the visit if you get the chance... Good value for money but if your going to walk to the top make sure your physically fit, or catch local bus, taxi
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For archaeology enthusiasts, the ruins of ancient Thira are not to be missed, although I wouldn't regard it as an easy place to visit. In comparison to Minoan-era Akotiri, Thira was built well after the volcanic explosion that laid waste to the island for many...More
The trip up the switchbacks is hair-raising, to say the least. We took our tiny rental car up the mountainside, and my children in back were incredibly nervous and clutching each other!! Thankfully, we only encountered one car on the way up and that was...More
The walk through Ancient Thera was incredible! It was amazing to think that people used to live at the very top of the caldera. The views were unobstructed of the marina and boats touring the caldera. Well worth the drive up the narrow road and...More
The view is stunning. It is a wonder to see the carvings in the stone and to imagine the people who once lived there. Lots of walking and climbing stairs also as someone who is afraid of heights I felt very safe. The view is...More
This was the kind of thing that you have to see in person to really feel the magic. It's incredible and I would highly recommend.
Ancient Thira Tours to get up there 7 Euros each - 10 Euros if you want the trip back - we walked back down via the road. Be warned there are NO TOILETS AVAILABLE !