The combination of hiking at the caldera is a unique experience for those who love walking. There are many routes in the inland part of the island and Mesa Vouno. Some of these are:
Fira - Oia: The most famous hiking trail on the island. It takes 2 ½ to 3 hours and you have all the way caldera views by your side.
"Kryfo Sxolio" - Monastery of Prophet Elias: At the end of the village of Pyrgos follow the stone path reaches the monastery of Prophet Elias. The journey takes about half an hour.
Prophet Elias Monastery - Ancient Thira: If you do not want to climb uphill towards the Prophet Elias,leave your car at the monastery and follow the road to Ancient Thira. The view is spectacular and the ride takes about an hour.