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Sunset in Oia, Oia

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Thousands of visitors come to Santorini just to experience the famed Sunset in Oia, one of the island's major attractions. A small town precariously perched on the crescent-shaped volcanic cliffs of the island, Oia has been a popular sunset-watching spot for centuries. A major stop for cruise ships touring the Aegean, the town gets quite crowded by mid-afternoon. It's best to arrive early in the day, leaving plenty of time to explore the town's narrow streets and find the best place for watching or photographing the setting sun. The western side of the town offers the finest views and attracts the majority of visitors, so claim your spot as early as you can. Make Sunset in Oia part of your personalized Oia itinerary using our Oia attractions planner.
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  • We stayed in Oia for 3 days and it was definitely brisk and windy on all sunsets. Low-lying cloud banks covered the horizon on each sunset but our last. The advantage of the winter season, on the...  more »
  • Watching sunset in Santorini is one of the best experience I’ve ever had in my life Check my Instagram m: @silvanaeverywhere for more  more »

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