The Fira cable car (Thira)
If you do not like walking or not you dare to take the Donkey, for 6 euros there is a Cable car that gets you up or down from Fira to the port. It is much more comfortable and something more economical, and in four minutes you do the whole tour.
Note: The price of the cable car is updated as of May 2017.
For what they say, and not to end the historic tradition of the donkeys, Part of the cable car revenues are destined to donkey owners.
that if, I We strongly recommend, that you walk down from Fira to the port (580 steps), since the views along the whole road are spectacular.
The cable car in the Puerto de Fira, is located at the end of the port, it is very easy to see it given how small the fishing port of Fira. As for the cable car Within the village of Fira, is located in the upper part of the city, very close to the promenade whose views overlook the caldera. Anyway, there are signs indicating where you will find both the descent of 580 steps and the location of the cable car (wire bar).
The cable car timetable is 07:00 to 22:00 (in winter until 21:00)