Firostefani, a perfect place to stay

Recommended: Santorini 5 hours sightseeing tour

Discover the beauty of Firostefani, a charming village on the island of Santorini.

Explore its picturesque cobbled streets, enjoy its traditional architecture and admire its beautiful churches, including the church of Agios Gerasimos with its panoramic view. Enjoy delicious cuisine in its restaurants and bars, which offer a mix of local and international flavours.

Firostefani is the perfect place to stay and enjoy the tranquillity of the island, but it is also close to the lively Fira, where you will find a wide variety of activities and a vibrant nightlife.

Don’t miss the opportunity to get to know Firostefani and enjoy the beauty of Santorini.

Where is Firostefani

Firostefani is located on the side of the caldera between the towns of Fira and Imerovigli.

Tourist map of Firostefani

Scroll through the map of Firostefani village below to find the most touristic sites and the best places of interest, to do so zoom in on the buttons and scroll down the map.

How to get to Firostefani

Santorini Airport to Firostefani

If you arrive by plane to Santorini and want to go to Firostefani from the airport the cheapest, safest and quickest option is to book a transfer from the airport to Firostefani, the private transfer will be waiting for you on arrival so you can make the most of your stay on the island.

You can also take a taxi, but it’s expensive as they try to take advantage of tourists.

Save on your airfare by booking on our Santorini flights website and enjoy your holiday the way you deserve.

Getting to Firostefani by bus

To get to Firostefani by bus or public transport, check all the information, routes and timetables here.

From Athinos port to Firostefani

If you arrive in Santorini by cruise ship and disembark at the port of Athinos (the island’s main port) you can hop on one of the many buses that you will find in the port itself, as all ferries and cruise ships are connected in route and timetable with Santorini’s public transport. The journey time from Athinos from to Firostefani is approximately 30 minutes.

The most comfortable and fastest way to get to Firsotefani from Athinos is to book a private transfer in Santorini

Enjoy your best holiday ever by booking this all-inclusive Greek island cruise.

Booking an island tour

The option of booking a Tour or Excursion is the best way if you want to explore the island and not leave anything to see and do. We recommend this private tour with English speaking guide.

Tours and excursions in Firostefani

There are a wide variety of tours and excursions that can be done in Firostefani and on the island of Santorini in general. Some of the most popular options are:

What to see and do in Firostefani

Akrotiri is a unique place with many things to see and do on your trip to Santorini. Here are some of the most important tourist attractions in the area.

Enjoying the sights of Firostefani

Taking in the sights of Firostefani is one of the most popular activities in this charming village on the Greek island of Santorini. From here you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the caldera and the Aegean Sea.

One of the best ways to enjoy the views of Firostefani is to walk through the narrow streets of the village, especially those near the caldera slope. Here you can find several vantage points from which to contemplate the breathtaking view.

Visit the church Agios Gerasimo

The church of Agios Gerasimos is a beautiful church in Byzantine style. This church is one of the most popular attractions in the area due to its unique architecture and its location on the hillside of Santorini’s caldera, which offers breathtaking panoramic views.

The church of Agios Gerasimos was built in the early 17th century and is a fine example of Byzantine-era religious architecture. Its white façade and blue dome are a landmark on the hillside of Santorini’s caldera and is one of the most photographed churches on the island, as well as a popular venue for weddings and ceremonies.

Doing the famous 'coastal path'

The road from Firostefani to Imerovigli is a narrow, winding path that runs along the side of Santorini’s caldera. This path is known as “the coastal path” as it follows the coastline of the island and offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea.

The path starts at the edge of Firostefani, near the church of Agios Gerasimos. From there, the path descends gently to the edge of the caldera. As you proceed along the path, you can enjoy the views of the white and blue houses of the villages overlooking the cliff of the caldera.

One of the most popular viewpoints is the viewpoint of Skaros, a medieval fortress that sits on the edge of the caldera. The coastal path also passes several chapels and small churches.

Relax on a terrace with a view

View terraces are popular with tourists looking to enjoy the natural beauty of the island as well as Santorini’s famous sunset. On these terraces you can enjoy drinks and meals while overlooking the island’s breathtaking scenery, making them an ideal place for a romantic dinner or a special celebration.

Explore the beaches near Firostefani

One of the most popular beaches is Kamari beach, which is located about 10 kilometres from Firostefani. This beach has an expanse of black volcanic sand and offers a wide range of facilities for tourists, including sun loungers, umbrellas and water sports.

Another popular beach is Perissa beach, which is about 13 kilometres from Firostefani. Like Kamari beach, Perissa beach has black volcanic sand and a large number of tourist facilities. It is also known for its bars and nightclubs, making it a popular choice for those looking for a nightlife experience.

For those looking for a quieter beach, Vlychada beach is an excellent choice.

Accommodation in Firostefani

Recommended Hotel: Dana Villas Suites

Firostefani is a quiet and picturesque village with a wide variety of hotels to suit all tastes and budgets.

Luxury hotels in Firostefani

Firostefani has several luxury boutique hotels, offering elegant and exclusive rooms and suites, decorated in a typically Greek style. These hotels with private pool in Firostefani are ideal for couples who wish to spend their holidays in a unique and unforgettable way.


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Romantic Hotels in Firostefani

It is a popular destination for couples looking for a romantic getaway, and there are several hotels in Firostefani that offer a special experience for couples.


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