Don’t miss

  • The experience of watching the sunset in Oia. There is a very beautiful reason that brings people from all over the world here to see and take pictures of this unique sight! 
  • Going to Ammudi. Go down the 214 steps that take you from Oia to this picturesque settlement. Make the best of your visit by having some fresh fish in one of the tavernas.
  • Bustling Fira, the capital of the island. 12km from Oia, it is perched on the cliffs, offering a unique view of Nea and Palia Kameni.
  • Beautiful Firostefani and quiet Imerovigli with the truly majestic view.
  • The diverse beaches on the island. From cosmopolitan Perivolos, vibrant Perissa, impressive White and Red beach, Vlyhada, relaxing Plaka to the wild Katharo and Baxedes, Exo Gialos and Mesa Pigadia.
  • Akrotiri. A picturesque village in the southwestern part of the island, about 10km from Fira. The archeological site with the same name, is the most important discovery in East Mediterranean.
  • Visiting Pyrgos, a village that in 1800 was the capital of the island. It is exquisite and attracts thousand of visitors every year who are after tranquility and enjoy wild beauty.
  • Discovering unique villages, such as the traditional Megalochori and Emporio which is truly special due to its architecture.
  • A trip to Nea Kameni, the middle one of the three small islands. The locals call it "volcano", and it is on the top of the list for all visitors. Get information on the daily trips to this small but extraordinary island.
  • A donkey ride. It may sound too touristy but it is worth it! They are the most popular means of transport and, at the same time, a folk  tradition and part of the local culture. A classic route is the one from Fira to the old port.