OIA. SANTORINI. GREECE
Cosmopolitan and scenic, Oia is undoubtedly the place to be in Santorini. Its famous volcanic beauty and the perpetual charm that has been attracting visitors for years, rank the Cycladic island at the top of the list of the world's most popular travel destinations.
The special architecture of the colourful houses, that look like they have been eclectically placed on the summit of a beautiful cliff, create a settlement of rare beauty, with a traditional yet sophisticated aura and dreamlike visuals at every cobblestone path you explore, every corner you turn.
Built on the northernmost end of Santorini, it is without a doubt the island's most popular and picturesque location offering the visitor the most idyllic sunset in the world in addition to spectacular views of the volcano caldera. Wandering along the cobbled alleys, next to the beautiful cave-like houses and neoclassical mansions will fill you with a sense of awe and offer you precious moments of escape from the bustling, everyday life.
Things to see:
- The sunset from the castle of the settlement
- The picturesque churches
- The beautiful beaches of the area, such as Ammoudi, Baxedes and Kolumbo
- The Naval Museum
- The famous bookstore Atlantis
Things to do:
- Daily cruise around Santorini
- Walking around the alleys of the settlement
- Scuba Diving
- Wine tours
- Flight with helicopter