Perissa located 15 km. From Fira. Here you will see ruins of the ancient town of Thira. In the archaeological site there are distinguished buildings and temples of various periods, since the city flourished for ten consecutive centuries. Prominent are the ruins of the temple of Apollo, the ancient market, theater, gymnasium, sacred Egyptian deities, the temple of Artemidorus, buildings from the time the Hellenistic era and the Ptolemies. Interesting are also the present church of St. Stephen and the monastery of Perissa. Perissa attracts many tourists and has the corresponding capacity in hotels, apartments and campsites. The beach with black sand is really staning.
Perissa is one the first beaches of Santorini that have become tourist resorts, Perissa maintain the youthful profile required by young people and many foreign tourists. Nevertheless, in recent years, new hotels, apartments and rooms opened and renovated older units improving the accommodation landscape of the area.
Perissa essentially is a place that lives during the tourist season months. Perissa is the ideal place for those who love the view of the Volcano combined with a vacation near to the beach. Here except from the hotel and rooms you will find a camping as well. Many beach parties are organised in the black peble beach of Perissa and in its extension the Perivolos beach. Just over the mountain is the other famous beach of Kamari.