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Our time in oia was heightened by the location of our hotel/home. It’s located at the top of the hill in oia where everybody was crowding to see the sunset. I was surprised at the amount of people that came And they start to get...More
Don't even bother getting an early spot (if you're not sitting at a Cafe) - everybody will eventually squeeze their way into your "spot" seeing as there is only so much space to view the sunset, especially in peak season. Not even the crowded walkways...More
Wednesday is a good day to visit as no cruise ship tours are wondering around the narrow lanes. Watch from the end of the town but get there early as parking is a problem and the lanes get very very busy!
The sunset is really beautiful, but there was to crowdy to see it well. Restaurants and bars are extremelly expensive - where the view is the best.
We had a better experience in Thira and the sunset was the same :) but with the better...More
Try to get there a little earlier as it tends to get crowded so you won't find a good spot to view the sunset, especially in tourist season. Definitely worth it, a truly humbling experience, great pictures and extremely beautiful views.