Fira is the vibrant capital of Santorini, located on the western side of the island, just 1.6 km away from Emerald Suites. Given that it’s situated 220 m above sea level and opposite to Santorini volcano, it’s not surprising that Fira offers the most breathtaking caldera views. This is the perfect spot to experience the magical sunset of Santorini. Watching the sky and the sea changing millions of colors, as the sun goes down is the experience that makes Santorini sunset so famous!
Apart from marveling the sunset views, some of the best things to do in Fira Santorini is walking, exploring the village, dining with a breathtaking view, shopping and experiencing Santorini’s nightlife. Narrow paved streets, chic restaurants and iconic bars all belong to the cosmopolitan world of Fira. Since Fira is the biggest shopping center of the island, it is the perfect destination for shopping in Santorini. Elegant fashion boutiques and all kinds of shops are designed to redefine your perspective on Greek island shopping.
On a short walking distance from Fira, there are Firostefani village and Imerovigli village, which is the highest point of the caldera. As for sightseeing, there are many interesting places to visit in Fira, such as Megaron Gyzi Cultural Center, which holds many concerts and theatrical performances, two beautiful cathedrals, the Archaeological Museum of Thera and the Museum of Prehistoric Thera.