You will find Megalochori on the way to the south part of the island, 9 km away from Fira. It is a very beautiful village that still remains pristine from tourist activities. Park your car at the entrance of the village and walk through it. Admire the cobbled streets, the yards that are full of flowers, the tidy houses and, above all, the fine church bell towers that pop up harmoniously in the landscape. The settlement has almost 300 permanent residents, most of them farmers working in the cultivation of the vineyards, tomato and fava fields.
For those of you who like adventure, we suggest a visit to the remote beaches of Caldera, Plaka and Thermi that were named after the churches Panagia Plaka and Christ in Thermi. There is no access by car, you will have to walk down the cliffside, and, therefore, we recommend to have with you sports shoes, a hat and some bottled water. It is also worth admiring the sunset with the view of Palea Kameni, Nea Kameni and Thirasia islands.