The most breathtaking sunset in the world
Oia is a traditional settlement of the island and is considered one of the most scenic places in Greece with intense traditional character. Every year thousands of people from around the world arrive to watch the unique sunset.
In Oia the visitor except the sunset, he will see traditional cave dwellings constructed in order to save building materials in ancient times but mainly to protect the inhabitants from the wind.
During the great earthquake of 1956 most of the cave houses that were along the caldera destroyed like the magnificent temples of St. George and Panagia of Platsani. Originally the villages were abandoned but restructured because tourism.
*Tour guide available upon request.