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Thirasia

Oia, Greece
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Oia
Type: Islands
Traveler Description: If you are on Santorini for a vacation, take the time to visit Thirasia, and not just with the tourist boats if you can. It is like stepping back in... more »
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Chester
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We got the local ferry from Amoudi Bay - check the times at the harbour, only ran 3 times a day in summer 2014 - and it only costs 1 euro each way - winner! Apart from the locals and the delivery of chips there was only us and another couple. We got off at Korfos and walked up the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

It seems they just lead us there to waste time until the sunset on Oia. Food was not good and there is nothing to do on the island.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stopped during the boat tour and swam in the blue waters of Thirasia - can vividly remember the "BLUE " :)

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We visited this spot during our organised sailing trip....It's a very good location in Santorini....Our boat stopped here... The water was good.... We got down and enjoyed in the water....

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Nice if you want to spend the day exploring a less developed part of the greek islands. Population of Thirasia is about 200 habitants. Good for hiking, nature walks. We took the 1 euro boat over from Ammoudi Bay. Highly recommend stopping to eat at the Panorama restaurant in Thirasia.

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Great Neck, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

take the local bus for 1.6 euros to fira. it has the fanciest shops for jewelry especially. purchase a brass and crystal lamp and a hade made silk rug there

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We found a fabulous restaurant overlooking the bay and watched the sun drop down while drinking a very palatable Rosé and eating equally fine food.

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stafford
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Instead of taking one of the organised boat trips you can get the boat the locals use from Amoudi bay at 8am returning at 12.30pm of leaving 12.40pm returning at 5pm for 1 euro, yes I mean one euro! per person one way.We got off at the 1st stop not knowing any better, we walked across half of the island... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went as part of the volcano/hot springs tour. Landed in the middle of the day along with several other boats making for a very crowded dock. Beach was too Rocky to tolerate getting in the water and the heat made hiking up to town difficult (we turned back half way because the heat was so intense). Would recommend volcano... More

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surrey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were very excited to discover this island with only 100 inhabitants - much of it now derelict we were pleased to discover a taverna called Panoramic Restaurant

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