Location: 7 km from airport, 10 km from port.
Transportation: Central bus station to all destinations, taxi station, cable car and donkeys to old port, car rentals, motorbike rentals.
Beach: 9 km to Kamari, 8 km to Monolithos, 13 km to Perissa
Dining: High class restaurants on the caldera side serving international cuisine, traditional Greek restaurants, tavernas, takeaway food, souvlaki, snack bars, patisserie, coffee shops.
Nightlife: Fira is the nightlife center of the island with various bars, clubs, Greek & foreign music.
Shopping: Super & mini markets, central fish & grocery market, bakeries, and any kind of shops as fashion & clothing, shoe & leather, souvenirs, craftwork, hand-woven embroidery, jewellery. Also, hairdresser and beauty salons.
Banking: National Bank, Alpha Bank, Commercial Bank, Agricultural Bank, Piraeus Bank, machines for money withdrawal and money exchange.
First Aid Stations: Thira Health Center, private doctors, dentist, pharmacies.
Authorities & State Service Offices: Prefecture, Police Station, Port Police Office, Telecommunications Office (OTE), Post Office, Olympic Airways Office.
Conference facilities: Nomikos Thira Foundation, Bellonio Cultural Center
Museums: Archaeological Museum, Historical Museum, Folklore Museum, Gyzi Cultural Museum.
Festivals: In August “Volcanos” with fireworks, music concerts and folklore dance performances. In September the International Music Festival in Nomikos Foundation with famous artists.
Highlights: Panoramic view of the volcano and caldera, spectacular sunsets.
Accommodation: Hotels of all categories, pension, studios, apartments, traditional houses on the caldera side with panoramic view to caldera and volcano