"A ROMANTIC HOLIDAY FOR EVERYONE!" Fira Town Tip by listenandlearn

Fira Town, Santorini Island: 14 reviews and 32 photos

  ANTHONY behind is our Villa
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  • ANTHONY behind is our Villa - Santorini Island
      ANTHONY behind is our Villa
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  • THE DOME AT SANTORINI, SO BEAUTIFUL! - Santorini Island
      THE DOME AT SANTORINI, SO BEAUTIFUL!
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  • Looking down from our Villa this is what u see. - Santorini Island
      Looking down from our Villa this is what u see.
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  • ANTHONY JUST BROWSING SANTORINI - Santorini Island
      ANTHONY JUST BROWSING SANTORINI
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  • BACK VIEW OF THE DOME! - Santorini Island
      BACK VIEW OF THE DOME!
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Favorite thing: We arrived nearly midnight here at Fira. It was dark and there were locals leading us to the bus that takes everyone to the little town called Fira. We got on the bus and packed with young students so it made it even more fun. It was not such a long bus ride, as a matter of fact many where standing up on the bus aile. As we approached the top of the island, it started becoming more zig-zaggy...if there is such a word “zig-zag”!
Upon unbarking the bus, there you will see and hear many sale people convencing you to stay at their villa. Places as such because we are confident there will be room as it was not a holiday, so, we preferred to see the villa we were staying instead of booking like many people did. So, we choose one that was about 3 – 5 minutes easy walking to the busy town. This Fira is full time or big time very touristic! Many business has been established, summer it’s packed! Many Americas, people from Brazil, Argentina, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans, Asians and name it you are more likely to find them in these great place.
Taking photos where one of everyone’s favourite! All your photos come out to be perfect shots! The wash out buildings of one or two stories high are just unspeakably beautiful! We just love our visit here at Fira!
There are many and many more are being built and fully equipped lodgings and for all budgets. There are even camping if that is your preference. Restaurants! So many! What we did is one day we had breakfast at a family home restaurant, then lunch at another place which showed us discounted but very well prepared and complete meal for only 18 Euros! Then dinner we would have it at a sort of bar/restaurants where they served “Spanish Tapas”. We don’t recall having to eat a one place twice as there were just so many depending on your pocket, your mood and the crowd in it as you walk in...Since we travel very moderately we try just everything and it was one way to even enjoy it more so.
To keep tourists busy there are dun bugyies, boat rides, bikes and for us that love to dancing, we took our little siesta in the afternoon and just spend few hours in the disco or bars which we certainly enjoyed.
One of my wish is to be able to bring our children to Greece and take them to Santorini, Fira and other smaller island...

Fondest memory: We were schedule for only 3 nights in Santorini and we just had to extend it for 12 days. It is nearly like a dream rest place to be with the people you love to be at all time. Picture taking was alway but alway a perfect shot! The sunset setting was beautiful and sunrise was just as worth taking a movie of it. Most of the expectators next to us watching the sun down were Japanese and as the sunrise was starting to disappear all the Japanese tourists were clapping their hands...It's so just beautiful gestures!

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  • Written Aug 22, 2009
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