It is a conventional village with charming dwelling in narrow streets, blue domed churches, and sun-bathed verandas. Its streets have plenty of traveller shops, taverns, cafes, and other shops. Oia is much more peaceful that Fira and the busiest area is the main pedestrian that runs along its length. At the entrance of the village is a car park where travellers can leave their vehicle and enjoy long walks in the scenic paths. The volcano from here is much less impressive but you can still get some good-looking views.