At the museum they have many signs with explanations about the excavations. For you to get the best experience, it is recommended to buy a roundtrip with a localguide to get the whole explanation.
Combine your visit with a walk over the mountain via the road to/from Kamari and footpath to/from Perissa!
People are driving car through the main road of the village but is not recommended since the road is very narrow.
Many people enjoy to combine a hike over the mountain Mesa Vuono and use the boat connection for the return.
Buy the beers directly at the store. It is cheaper and there are not so many places on the island where they sell them.
Enjoy the sunset from Faros instead of the busy streets in Fira and Oia!
If you don’t want to walk all the way, you can choose just some part of the footpath. Half way at the most narrow spot of the island you can buy a refreshing orange juice.
It is recommended to go on a boattrip and watch the steep cliffs from the seaside in order to fully understand the power of the eruption in 1645 BC. It is truely amazing what the nature created.
It is a good idea to be there early to be sure you get a seat. Several times they have to close the door before movie time because it is full.