Santorini has many cafes, bars and nightclubs. Indeed, it has one of the best nightlife scenes in the Cyclades. Visitors will find lots of action along the caldera. Most nightclubs are in the capital, Fira, which is the best place for all-night partying.
As with shopping and accommodation, Santorini is not the cheapest Greek island to party on. That said, it can be very rewarding for visitors who are prepared to pay a little bit extra.
Classical-music performances at the Nomikos Centre in Fira are a good option for visitors who prefer more relaxed evenings. Santorini also has some quieter, more authentic restaurants, where visitors can enjoy drawn out meals with lovely views.
Finding somewhere away from the crowds and bustle can be challenging in summer. As a rule of thumb, visitors should avoid resort areas and big towns, and look out for places that locals frequent.
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