Ancient Thera, Kamari

4.3
High above Kamari, you can explore the ruins of Ancient Thera. The former city was inhabited from ninth century BC to 726 AD. Hike up the 360 m (1,180 ft) hill, Mesa Vouna, to reach the ruins, or rent a scooter or car to get to the top. The ruins from the Hellenistic era include remnants from the Roman and Byzantine eras. Walk the short main street to glimpse what's left of two agoras (gathering places), several Greek temples, shops, Roman baths, Byzantine walls, and a church. Then look out over the towns and the coast of Santorini below. Put Ancient Thera and other Kamari attractions into our Kamari online driving holiday planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
Create an itinerary including Ancient Thera
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Ancient Thera Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
2,206 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • Ot a few stones and set off with rare information boards. You can see by the way, but not as a must have
    View original
  • We hiked up from Kamari on the last day of our trip. It’s definitely worth the walk, but bring water an wear comfortable shoes, at the site itself the trail is not smooth, there’s a bit of scrambling ...  more »
Google
  • Stunning View
  • Amazing place. A nice hike up the mountain. View is stunning. Old stuff rocks here. Would visit again if I go to Santorini
Places to stay near Ancient Thera

Plan your trip to Kamari

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Kamari

View all >
3.7
Duration: 4​h
4.4
Duration: 2​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 30​min

Side trips from Kamari

4.1
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 4​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h

Hidden gems in Kamari

4.4
Duration: 30​min
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration: 30​min
3.9
Duration: 30​min

Nearby attractions in Kamari

4.9
Duration: 4​h
4.8
Duration: 3​h
5.0
Duration: 4​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h
5.0
Duration: 4​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h
Oia
4.5
Duration: 3​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h