Oia, also known as La is another picturesque town located in the western part of the island. Loved by both tourists and artists, the town is the destination for all the cruise ships coming from all over the Europe.
Among the few things to see in Oia is Fort Londsa, a ruined castle which was the seat of Argyri family. The town also includes numerous churches, an old windmill. The grand sea captain's houses from the 1800s is another thing you should'nt miss in Oia. Naval Maritime Museum is also located in Oia which displays figureheads, ancient nautical charts, seamen's chests, old maritime equipment, drawings and patterns, models of old and new Thiran ships and historic photographs and has a library containing many letters and documents.
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