Thera travel guide

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You're Going to Love Thera

With a population of 2,376, Thera is a must-see destination in South Aegean, Greece. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Thera

If you’re looking for affordable options, Cacio e Pepe (25is Martiou) and Ifestioni Restaurant (Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites) are great picks.

When to visit Thera

Thera in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 44
1 night at 3-star hotel
Thera in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 44
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Thera


When flying to Thera, you’ll arrive at Santorini/Thira Airport (JTR), which is located 3 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Thera from Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 12h 55m.


Another option to get to Thera is to pick up a car rental from Athens, which is about 143 miles from Thera. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Right Cars, among others, in Athens.

Airports near Thera

Airlines serving Thera

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British Airways
Good (1,746 reviews)
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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (306 reviews)
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Scandinavian Airlines
Good (492 reviews)
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Aer Lingus
Good (484 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (178 reviews)
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American Airlines
Good (4,748 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (110 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (217 reviews)
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Where to stay in Thera

From 5-star hotels such as the La Maltese Caldera Concept to great affordable options like the Loizos Stylish Residences, Thera offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 176 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 487 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Nemesis and Costa Marina Villas.

Where to stay in popular areas of Thera

Most booked hotels in Thera

Villa Manos
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 100+
Lilium Hotel
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 268+
Athina Luxury Suites
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 309+
Volcano View Hotel
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 230+
Astro Palace Hotel & Spa
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 207+
Caldera Premium Villas - Adults Only
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 320+
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Renting a car in Thera

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 1% cheaper than airport locations in Thera.

Expect to pay C$ 2.81 per litre in Thera (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 33.69 and C$ 44.91. The most frequently booked car type in Thera is Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Renault Clio or similar) are, on average, 73% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Car rental agencies in Thera


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