Fira is the capital village of Santorini. Built on the edge of the caldera, every spot of Fira has great view to the sea and the volcano of Santorini. This is a lovely town with traditional Cycladic architecture, small white houses and paved alleys.
In Fira, you can find many restaurants, cafeterias, bars, shops and all kind of tourist services. This is a convenient place to stay during your visit as the bus to all beaches and villages around the island leaves from Fira. From the old port of Fira, you can also get the excursion boat to the volcano and the hot springs.