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Ancient Thera

Petros Nomikos Conference Center | Ancient Thera Road, Kamari 17892, Greece
+30 2286 081939
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This 11th century BC Dorian settlement includes remains from Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“winding road” (46 reviews)
“walk up” (61 reviews)
“hairpin bends” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Petros Nomikos Conference Center | Ancient Thera Road, Kamari 17892, Greece
+30 2286 081939
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Reviewed yesterday

While visiting Kamari (and of course the beach), take some time to make your way up to Ancient Thera. Depending on how much time you have, you may want to drive up the winding road to the top, or walk up, as many people did...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an interesting place to visit. We walked up the rocks path from Kamari, it's pretty steep, you need to be fairly fit, but there are tours that operate. There's a lot of ruins there, and everything is very well explained via plaques by...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked up to Ancient Thira from Perissa. Take the road to the left of the church and follow it as it winds round. Turn right at the crossroads (left is a dead end) and follow the road round until you see the sign post...More

Thank unicorn7788
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was indeed frightening for someone who doesn't like heights! I was profusely sweating for fear of it going on a wrong turn and fall. The roads don't have proper barrier on the sides especially those on the last few towards the top. The view...More

Thank Jet M
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went to the red beach and it was near to it. so we just walked down there. it was not too good nor too bad. if you have time, u can see it. but not a must in santoroni.

Thank Jalal I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We drove up from Kamari and walked through the ruins with 3 kids 17, 14, 8. A nice village with some well preserved ruins. The wind is really the highlight though! Good way to spend a couple of hours and a fun drive up the...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hiked here from Kamari, had to go off road at first as we started too close to the beach and couldn't find the actual trail (not recommended) The ruins are cool and of course they have great views. Good way to spend a few hours

Thank scrizzle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Getting up to the ruins by walking is a nice hike. There are some steep parts so I would recommend wearing good shoes and bringing a bottle of water. It’s a little windy climbing up the hill but very windy once you get up to...More

Thank emily830419
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was quite in October so had a great time. Walked to Red Beach wish I had not. Don't go by boat waste of money

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked here from Kamari - really excellent. Large area of ruins in a quite stunning Location - take your time exploring and use your Imagination when you are there!

Thank drpeterr23
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Response from Florence L | Reviewed this property |
Hello no public toilets on the site.
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10 April 2016|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the opening time. However I recommend that you ascend in the morning as it is fairly strenuous climb, and doing it in the heat is not good. Obviously, have suitable footwear and take water. It is worth the... More