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Ancient Thera: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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This 11th century BC Dorian settlement includes remains from Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Ancient Thera Road, Kamari 17892, Greece
+30 2286 023217
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All reviews winding road walk up hairpin bends worth the climb closed on mondays entrance fee interesting ruins views are amazing both sides water taxi well worth the effort nice walk well worth the visit information boards small church walked down flip flops
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked to the top to visit Ancient Thera but you could easily take a car or get a cab up the windy road. It took us about an hour to get to the top. It was well worth the hike. This site is so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Deborahjune
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to do thing while in Santorini, we were lucky and the Riss was open as it was low season, would be a good walk up if road closed.. amazing facts and interesting reading about the ancient civilisation living there.. teenagers even found it interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank AlllyS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting for people who like history of ancient Greece. For us was good because we could rest a bit from very dumny day. Expensive tickets.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sylwia_1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to walk around and the views are marvelous with mountains and water. Bring water and sunscreen

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I decided to hike from Perissa to Ancient Thera which took us approx. 45 minutes and was quite easy. We left early morning to escape from the heat and the crowd. The ancient site offers a lot of history and is quite...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MontyStoller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked up the'shoelace road', consisting of 23 hairpin bends. Took us app 1hr 10mins to get to the top and then spent a good long while exploring the site, which was amazing. We watched planes landing at the airport from there and enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jushe_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well worth a visit starts with 8 century dorian (sparta) ptolamy greco/roman settlers the airport side is a good tarmac road from perissa its a 3 kms hike half up a goat track a snack bar is on the summit

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pakal140745
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an easy hike from Kamari to the Ancient Thera, but the site itself is average and not much too see We did enjoyed the hike though.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Eylondon1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see if you are in Kamari. You accend on a windy road. There is parking near the top, There is a fee to get in and then the hike starts It is not assessible and one should be able to walk up uneven...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JuliaandRocky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to walk from Perissa which was quite a hike but well worth it. The site is incredible and well worth the climb. It was about 4e into the site and it takes a good hour to look around, which is worth bearing in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank curly_geek
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30 August 2019|
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Response from Latinmarty | Reviewed this property |
The local buses are pretty good ! Depends where you are staying :))
5 August 2019|
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Response from Linng01 | Reviewed this property |
Had the same issue too. Went on Tuesday only to find that it was closed
20 May 2019|
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Response from DistantWizard | Reviewed this property |
We took the trail head at the end of the main road out of Perissa. You can start by walking along the main road on the beach towards the mountain. The road will curve left and you will walk up the hill a ways. There will be... More