Nissos Thira Hotel in Fira Santorini

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All the information for an easy stay in Santorini

Details about exploring and living in Fira and Santorini

Nissos Thira Hotel offers you all the details about moving around in Santorini, details about excursions and sightseeing to discover the beauties and points of interest of the unique island of Santorini. 


We can arrange a transfer for your arrival or departure at an extra cost for an easy and on time arrival at the port or the airport of Santorini. 


You can rent a car, a motorbike or an ATV by getting all the necessary information, prices and suggestions, at the front desk of Nissos Thira Hotel.                         


There is a wide range of excursion suggestions in Santorini for discovering all island beauties. Do not miss a cruise to admire the impressive caldera. The choices lie within a day or sunset cruise with a traditional boat or a catamaran. You can find all the details at the Nissos Thira Hotel reception. 


Want to taste the famous Santorini wines? Do you prefer a tour with a donkey? There are many choices for tours if you decide to go on an organized excursion on the island. We suggest a wine tour to the wineries of the island, or a tour to the sights of Santorini. Contact the people of Nissos Thira Hotel for more information.

Summer events

Concerts, theater, dance performances and exhibitions are scheduled every year on the island. For full programs and details visit the websites of Santorini Art Factory in Vlychada (, where you can also see the first Tomato Industrial Museum, and the websites of Santorini’s Internation Music Festival ( the Municipality of Santorini  website at for details regarding the events in Santorini. 

Public transportation

Nissos Thira is very close to the central station of Santorini’s public busses. This could be your starting point to explore all Santorini. For itineraries visit


The taxi station is just a few steps from Nissos Thira Hotel and here you will find a taxi for your visits to other spots of Santorini. The average fare for a Fira to the airport transfer is 20 euro, whereas from Fira to Oia it is around 25 euro for 2 people.

First aids

Santorini’s Hospital is almost opposite the Nissos Thira Hotel and the contact number is 2286360300.

Shopping hours

Fira is a shopper’s paradise and you are just one road before meeting the first shops of Santorini’s capital. The shops in Santorini remain open from around 10 in the morning till very late at nights, probably 12 midnight and even later during the high season (May to October).


The currency in Greece is Euro and the credit and debit cards are accepted in almost all shops and restaurant across the island. ATM’s are found in various spots in Fira (the nearest to Nissos Thira Hotel is just opposite the road from the hotel), Kamari, Emporeio, Oia and Pyrgos villages.