Oia is a traditional settlement and most famous of all villages of Santorini. The village, which is located 150 metres above sea level, is known throughout the world for its quiet life and fantastic sunsets. It is certainly the most beautiful and picturesque village of Santorini. In Oia you will find charming houses in narrow streets, blue domed churches, and sub-bathed verandas.
You’ll discover that the pure white buildings with colorful roofs are typical of Greek architecture, and the village is situated on top of an impressive cliff, which offers a spectacular view over the volcano of Palia and Nea Kameni and the island of Thirassia.
When you arrive in Oia, take advantage of poking around the town. It’s streets have plenty of tourist shops, taverns, cafes, and other typical shopping centers. It is a special place, with mystic charm, favored by people from all over the world who come here to take in the breathtaking views. It’s heavily touristic, and yet, an oasis of peace.