Firá
in Nomós Kykládon of South Aegean, Greece

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
36.421 and 25.431 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 36° 25' 15" and E 25° 25' 51"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Modern Greek, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:13 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/Athens
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 8:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Greece in Southern Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Greece.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Greece. Last Update: 2022-05-24 08:21:34

Explore Firá

Firá in Nomós Kykládon (South Aegean) with it's 2,376 inhabitants is located in Greece about 143 mi (or 230 km) south-east of Athens, the country's capital.

Local time in Firá is now 01:13 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Athens with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports in the wider vicinity of Firá, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Greece is Santorini Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Greece is Delos in a distance of 68 mi (or 110 km), North. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Anafi, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros and Amorgos. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 25th of May 2022

20°C (68 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 26th of May 2022

20°C (68 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 27th of May 2022

20°C (67 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Dreams Luxury Suites

Address
0,1 mi
Imerovigli
84700 Thira
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:30 - 22:00


Lilium Villas

Address
0,1 mi
Fira Town
84700 Santorin
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Aria Lito Mansion

Address
0,0 mi
Fira Old Quarter
84700 Santorini
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cosmopolitan Suites

Address
0,1 mi
Thira, Fira
84700 Santorini
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Aria Suites

Address
0,1 mi
Fira
84700 Akrotirion
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Milos Villas Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Fira Santorini Cyclades
84700 Santorin
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Belvedere Suites

Address
0,2 mi
Georgiou Nomikou Street
84700 Santorini
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mill Houses Elegant Suites

Address
0,1 mi
Firostefani
84700 Santorini
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Santorini Royal Suites

Address
0,2 mi
Fira town
84700 Santorini
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 11:30 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Dream Island Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Fira
84700 Santorini
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Santorini | Walking in Fira

Published: January 27, 2014
Length: 43:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: mySantorini.tv

Walking in Fira, Santorini - http://www.myGreece.tv/en/Santorini/ Fira, the main community on Santorini, is fairly easy to get around on foot, as it's mostly concentrated just below the rim...


Fira Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Published: March 10, 2015
Length: 31:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Expedia

This video for Fira is one of our older productions, but we wanted to share it with you to get some feedback on how these older clips compare to the more recent travel guides we've shot....


Koukoumavlos Restaurant Fira - Santorini Island

Published: March 23, 2014
Length: 19:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

Check out our brand new Santorini Travel Guide http://davidsbeenhere.com/product/santorini-greece-travel-guide-2014-2/ & http://davidsbeenhere.com David's Been Here is in search of the best...


Driving through Fira and Firostefani

Published: June 30, 2013
Length: 15:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: athena1970

What it looks like to drive from Fira center to the edge of Firostefani in Santorini. A little boring, and not as sometimes alarming as it was to be sitting in the passenger seat of a tiny...


Santorini 2014 - walk Fira to Oia part 1

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: esalvotti

Santorini 2014 - walk Fira to Oia part 1. this part if from Fira to Imerovigli. about 50 minutes walking Percorso a piedi da Fira a Oia. questa parte mostra da Fira a Imerovigli. circa 50 minuti....


Santorin | Le Musée archeologique de Fira

Published: September 04, 2014
Length: 33:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mySantorini.tv Français

Le musée est situé a coté de la sortie du télépherique de Fira. Les objets exposés au musée incluent des poteries préhistorique , des statuettes archaïques et de la verrerie d'époque...


Santorini Cable Car in Fira / Santorin Seilbahn

Published: March 09, 2011
Length: 33:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kreuzfahrtinsel

For more videos and photos visit http://www.kreuzfahrtinsel.de.


Fira - Santorini 2008

Published: January 31, 2009
Length: 11:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pjunkde

Short Video Fira - Thira (Santorini), Fira at Night.


Sunset at Fira, Santorini. Greece. ΗΛΙΟΒΑΣΙΛΕΜΑ ΣΤΑ ΦΗΡΑ.

Published: November 05, 2009
Length: 12:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: themistoklisusa

Sunset at Fira, Santorini. Greece. ΗΛΙΟΒΑΣΙΛΕΜΑ ΣΤΑ ΦΗΡΑ, ΣΑΝΤΟΡΙΝΗ. ΕΛΛΑΔΑ.


Cable Car at Fira, Santorini, Greece.

Published: October 25, 2009
Length: 43:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nwaynesworld

The cable car at Fira is located at the Old Port. 2009.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Fira

Firá is the modern capital of the Greek Aegean island, Santorini. A traditional settlement, "Firá" derives its name from an alternative pronunciation of "Thíra", the ancient name of the island itself. Fira is a city of white-washed houses built on the edge of the 400 m high caldera on the western edge of the semi-circular island of Thera.

Located at 36.42, 25.4317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Santorini, Populated places in Thira (regional unit)

Minoan eruption

The Minoan eruption of Thera, also referred to as the Thera eruption or Santorini eruption, was a major catastrophic volcanic eruption with a Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) of 6 or 7 and a Dense-rock equivalent (DRE) of 60 km, which is estimated to have occurred in the mid second millennium BCE. The eruption was one of the largest volcanic events on Earth in recorded history.

Located at 36.4167, 25.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient Thera, Ancient volcanic events, Minoan geography, Volcanic events, Volcanoes of Greece, VEI-6 volcanoes, VEI-7 volcanoes

Nea Kameni

Nea Kameni is a small uninhabited Greek island of volcanic origin located in the Aegean Sea within the flooded Santorini caldera. Nea Kameni and the neighbouring small island Palea Kameni (the new and old burnt islands) have formed over the past two millennia by repeated eruptions of dacite lava and ash. Major eruptions over the past 300 years took place in 1707–1712, 1866–1870, 1925–1928, and 1939-1941. The last small eruption happened in 1950 and involved lava dome extrusion.

Located at 36.4, 25.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Santorini, New islands, Volcanoes of Greece, Volcanoes of the Aegean, Uninhabited islands of Greece

MS Sea Diamond

MS Sea Diamond was a cruise ship operated by Louis Hellenic Cruise Lines. She was built in 1984 by Valmet, Finland for Birka Line as MS Birka Princess. The ship sank on April 5, 2007, after running aground near the Greek island of Santorini the previous day, leaving two passengers missing and presumed dead.

Located at 36.3947, 25.4308 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2007 in Greece, Cruise ships, Ships of Louis Cruise Lines, Cruise ships of Finland, Cruise ships of Greece, Maritime incidents in 2007, Ships built in Finland, Maritime incidents in Greece, Shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea, 1985 ships

South Aegean Volcanic Arc

The South Aegean Volcanic Arc is a chain of volcanic islands in the South Aegean Sea formed by plate tectonics as a consequence of the subduction of the African tectonic plate beneath the Eurasian plate. The southern Aegean is one of the most rapidly deforming regions of the Himalayan-Alpine mountain belt. The active portion of the South Aegean Arc comprises a number of dormant and historically active volcanoes, including Aegina, Methana, Milos, Santorini and Kolumbo, and Kos, Nisyros and Yali.

Located at 36.4167, 25.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Volcanic arcs, Aegean Sea, Volcanoes of Greece

Imerovigli

Imerovigli is a village on the island of Santorini, Greece, adjacent to the north of the island capital Fira. Imerovigli is mostly famous for its beautiful sunset, that it is called "balcony to the Aegean". Its houses are built amphitheatrically around the caldera and it is crossed by narrow, paved paths. Imerovigli has many lovely churches, all made in the Cycladic architectural style.

Located at 36.4333, 25.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Santorini

Pyrgos Kallistis

Pyrgos Kallistis or simply Pyrgos (Greek: Πύργος Καλλίστης, literally 'Tower') is a picturesque village on the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. 732 according to the 2001 census. Pyrgos is part of the Municipality of Thira and is situated approximately 7km away from the island's capital Fira. It is built amphitheatrically on a hill that offers magnificent views of Santorini in almost all directions.

Located at 36.383, 25.4495 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Santorini

Santorini cable car

A cable car connecting the port with the town of Thera in Santorini island in Greece. It was constructed as a donation of the “Loula & Evangelos Nomikos Foundation”.

Located at 36.4196, 25.429 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cable cars in Greece, Santorini, Buildings and structures in the South Aegean

capture of the webcam Imerovigli: Santorini caldera

Imerovigli: Santorini caldera, Imerovigli (source)

capture of the webcam Santorini: Voreina Gallery Suites

Santorini: Voreina Gallery Suites, Santorini (source)

capture of the webcam Santorini: Mystique Hotel

Santorini: Mystique Hotel, Santorini (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Firá, Thíra, Thira, Thira (Fira), Тира, Fira, ΦΗΡΑ, Φηρά, Θηρα, Θήρα, Thera, JTR, Фира