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THIRA ON YOUR OWN

Thira, often referred to as Thera, is the principal town of Santorini, a picturesque island nestled in the southern Aegean Sea, forming part of the Cyclades archipelago.

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Your adventure begins as you ascend the winding roads that lead to the cliffside town of Thira, perched high above the Aegean Sea. As you arrive, you’re greeted by the iconic whitewashed buildings with their blue-domed roofs, creating a scene straight out of a postcard.

Your first stop is the Museum of Prehistoric Thira, where you’ll delve into the island’s fascinating past. Marvel at artifacts dating back to the Minoan civilization, including intricately crafted pottery, tools, and sculptures. The museum offers a captivating glimpse into the lives of ancient inhabitants who once called Santorini home.

Next, you’ll wander through the labyrinthine streets of Thira, taking in the sights and sounds of this charming town. Stop by local boutiques to browse handmade crafts and souvenirs, or relax at a quaint cafe with a refreshing Greek coffee.

As you continue your tour, you’ll come across the Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, a striking landmark with its imposing bell tower and beautiful frescoes adorning the walls. Step inside to admire the intricate artwork and soak in the serene atmosphere of this centuries-old church.

No visit to Thira would be complete without experiencing its world-renowned sunset vistas. Make your way to one of the cliffside viewpoints and prepare to be mesmerized as the sun dips below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the whitewashed buildings and sparkling sea below. It’s a sight you’ll never forget.

HIGHLIGHTS

Caldera

Oia

Akrotiri
Archaeological
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Red
Beach

Ancient
Thera

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