Oia is one of the most popular and picturesque towns on the island. An absolute must see during a trip to Santorini. It is located on the north-west edge of the island, at an altitude of 70 to 140 m. Its characteristic white buildings stretch for about 1.5 km along the edge of the cliff over the Armenis Bay.
Fira is the capital of the island and the Santorini archipelago. It is the cultural, entertainment and commercial heart of the island and one of the most visited places in Santorini by tourists. Fira is in the central-western part of the island and is situated on top of the caldera cliff.
Ancient Thera in Santorini was an ancient city that was located in the south-eastern part of the island on a rocky mountain called Mesa Vouno, over 360 meters above sea level. Currently, this place is adjacent to two very popular towns on the opposite sides of the mountain – Kamari and Perissa.