Thira (Thera) is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. At the same time, it performs the function of an administrative center of the island with the same name. The town became famous thanks to its unique architecture and attractions. A huge flow of tourists in the summer is the evidence of this fact. For better comfort, you can reserve Thira transport on the website of Aktis.Taxi.
Thira is one of the most visited resorts in Greece, and consequently – one of the most expensive ones. People consider Thira to be a destination of the romantics. Travelers often come there to spend a honeymoon or make a proposal to their beloved.
The 1956 earthquake destroyed most of the buildings in the city. After the disaster recovery, most of the local residents moved to the lowlands. Those inhabitants, who stayed in the renovated city, welcome tourists from all over the world.
The city nestles on the slope of the mountain. Its white houses stand close to each other, creating unique architecture and panoramas. It is exactly how the tourists see Thira when leaving their hotel apartments. Note that there are no beaches in the city. If you wish to bask on the beach, you will need to go to lowland areas.
Most of Thira hotels provide fascinating views of the city, Santorini Caldera, and many other attractions. The most popular hotels in Thira Santorini are the Mythical Blue Luxury Suites, De Sol Hotel & Spa, Antonia Hotel, and the Limestone.
Thira Santorini attractions
There are several museums on the territory of the city. The most visited of them are Thira Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Prehistoric Thira. A lot of artifacts related to the life and activity of local residents are available there.
Being located high on the rock, Agiou Mina Church is one of the symbols of Santorini. The building can be recognized by the blue dome. The landmark dates back to the XVII century.
Within a short ride, only 9 kilometers from the city, you can find the excavation of Ancient Thera. The buildings of this place date back from the IX century BC. Noteworthy is that Ancient Thira is not the oldest city on the island. People consider Akrotiri to be the most ancient settlement of Santorini.
The sunsets are undoubtedly one of the most unique natural wonders you can admire during Thira holidays.
Thira or Thera lies in the area with a Mediterranean climate. The hottest month in Thira is August; the coldest one – January. The high tourist season begins at the end of May and ends in the middle of October. In July, the air is heated to +25°C, while the water is warming up to +23°C. In July, it is getting hotter (air:+29°C; water: +25°C). In August, you can experience the highest temperature marks of +31°C (air) and +24°C (water). Starting from September, the temperature begins to fall to +27°C and +25°C. October makes the water temperature to fall till +21°C. If you plan to relax in October, then you should come to Thira at the very beginning of the month.
Thira taxi or a transfer: what to choose?
While choosing between a taxi and a transfer, you should select the option that can match your needs. A transfer has a lot of advantages in comparison to a city taxi. Among them are:
Significant economy – up to 20% of the cost of a trip, compared to a local taxi.
The absence of advance payments.
It is up to you to pick up the route.
You can book the necessary transport online.
You can reserve a transfer or an individual Thira taxi right now on the website of Aktis.Taxi.
Why book a transfer from Aktis.Taxi?
Aktis.Taxi is a company that specializes in the route planning and implementation of transfers in Greece, including the island of Santorini. Among the major advantages of Aktis.Taxi, one distinguishes the following ones:
an opportunity to reserve a taxi or an individual transfer online;
a wide choice of vehicles;
comfortable travel conditions (air-conditioners and Wi-Fi in every vehicle);
assistance upon arrival.
Whether you travel with a family or alone, our specialists are always glad to help you with the vehicle choice and a transfer booking.