Sunset is the most magical moment of the day, especially in Santorini. The landscape changes and everything is covered in a warm tone. The white houses seem to be adorned with all kinds of yellow, orange, red and purple colors. The islands are gradually covered by night and the sea gradually loses its deep blue color.
The sunset in Santorini is one of the most famous in the world. It is an event in itself that every tourist on the island looks forward to. You won’t be able to say you’ve come to Santorini completely without getting lost in the beauty of the sunset.
The sunset ritual is repeated every afternoon: everyone stops what they are doing and goes to find the best place to watch the sun slowly go down until it disappears behind the horizon, leaving the skies for the stars. why.
It could be the terrace of a restaurant, the table of one of the ravishing bars perched precariously on a cliff overlooking the sea, the steps and walls of one of the western coastal towns, or a balcony. of the hotel…
The location is not necessarily important, it is important that you find a place to enjoy this breathtaking scene.
Then you just pick where you’re going and get there early enough to secure your spot. And where should you go?
Oia is one of the most beautiful villages in the world and offers unforgettable sunsets. It is located at the northwestern tip of Santorini and offers exceptional views of the crater and other islands of the archipelago. Moreover, the town’s architecture gives a unique color effect when the sun goes down.
You should arrive at least an hour and a half earlier to find a good spot as Oia is always very crowded at this time of day. Assuming that if you can only watch the sunset once in Santorini before leaving, you should go to Oia. This town is also a beautiful place to watch the sunrise!
The capital of Santorini, it is less crowded than Oia during sunset and here you will be able to watch the sunset on the long road that runs along the crater and in the lower part of town.