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PYTHAGORION
Pythagorio

Built on the ruins of the ancient city of Samos during the time of Polycrates, it condenses more than twenty - six centuries .... more ...


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I return to Samos Island (staying in Pythagorion) every summer. The place is like a magnet-- clean with fantastic pebble beaches. Last summer I went for two weeks, visiting one or two different beaches each day. Incredible!!!!...
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Samos. An island with unique natural beauties. It is situated in East Aegean Sea, right across the shores of Minor Asia. An channel of 1200m (7 stadia in the ancient Greek measure of length) separates the two of them. North of Samos is the peninsula of Erythrea, northwest of it "myrovolos" Chios, while west and southwest of the island we meet Ikaria and the island complex of Fourni. South of Samos are located Dodecanese islands, Agathonisi, Arki and Patmos are the closest to it.

It is an island with green mountains, endless vineyards, which produce the famous samiotiko wine, and lacy shores. Samos is a relatively big island. It is a hilly island of 475 sq. km extend. It has two mountains, the wild and rocky Kerki of 1443m height and the verdant Ambelos or Karvouni of 1160m height.

Samo's ground is rather fertile and in combination to the temperate climate - cool summer and warm winter - creates the ideal conditions for the cultivation of olive groves. It is not accidental that Samos' wine is renowned from ancient times for its fine taste. Even today, wine remains the main product of Samos. Sun is shining all over the island for more than a semester, during summer season, when clouds are rare in the sky.

Samos is an island with age-long history. According to mythology, in this Aegean island, in the banks of river Imvrassos, goddess Hera was born. Today, in this location visitors can see the remains of a temple dedicated to her. It is an imposing building, one of the biggest and most important of its era.

One of the most famous philosophers and mathematicians of ancient times, Pythagoras, lived in Samos. The astronomer Aristarchos and philosopher Epikouros also came from this Aegean island.

During ancient times, Samos was an important cultural center. As it seems from the findings, in the island flourished an important civilization during the tyranny of Polykrates, around 550 BC. It was the time when Samos was the first naval Aegean force and the center of Ionic civilization. It was then that the famous temple of Hera and Efpalinio Orygma, the ancient aqueduct, were built.

Samos' tourist infrastructures satisfy all demands. Wonderful beaches. modern hotel units, luxurious rooms- to-let complexes in Vathi, Karlovasi, Kokkari, Pythagorio, as and all around the island, create the best conditions in order to have an unforgettable holiday. As for entertainment, options vary and, in combination to the culture of the island, leave visitors with a sweet taste.

The good road system improves transportation and exploratory attitude...

SAMOS VIEW
Samos view from the sea as the boat approaches the port of Vathi.

Samos view from the sea as the boat approaches the port of Vathi. more ...


TOP HOTELS
1 - SAMOS SUN
2 - GAGOU BEACH HOTEL
3 - SAMOS PARADISE HOTEL
4 - ANASTASIA VILLAGE HOTEL APARTMENTS
5 - ELECTRA APARTMENTS AND STUDIOS
6 - ARION HOTEL
7 - KALIDON PALACE
8 - KALIDON HOTEL
9 - HOTEL HERA II
10 - SAMAINA HOTEL
11 - VILLA PENNY
12 - ASTRA VILLAGE HOTEL APARTMENTS
13 - KERKIS BAY HOTEL
14 - SOKRATES APARTMENTS
15 - KORALI APARTMENTS
16 - PAVLIS STUDIOS
ORMOS MARATHOKAMPOS
ORMOS MARATHOKAMPOS

Ormos Marathokampos is found in the south-western side of Samos island, on the foot of the tall mountain Kerkis overlooking the deep blu... more ...


VILLAGES
- VATHI - SAMOS TOWN
- KARLOVASI
- KOKKARI
- CHORA
- MARATHOKAMPOS
- MYTILINIOI
- PLATANOS
- STAVRINIDES
- AMBELOS
- DRAKAIOI
- HYDROUSSA
- KALLITHEA
- KONTAIIKA
- KOUMARADAIOI
- KOUMEIKA
- MANOLATES
- MESOGEIA
- MYLOI
- NEOCHORI
- PAGONDAS
- PALEOCHORI
- PALEOKASTRO
- PANDROSO
- PYRGOS
- SPATHAREOI
- ORMOS MARATHOKAMPOS
- AGIOS SOSTIS
MARATHOKAMPOS
MARATHOKAMPOS

Marathokambos is a charming village nestled on the slopes of mount Kerkis on the northeastern side of the island, 55 kilometres from Samos Town. A bal... more ...


BEACHES
- VATHI - SAMOS TOWN
- KERVELI
- GAGOU BEACH
- LEMONAKIA
- TSAMADOU
- PSILI AMMOS
- MARATHOKAMPOS
- AVLAKIA
- AGIOS KONSTANTINOS
- CHRISSI AMMOS
- LIMIONAS
- MAKRIA POUNTA
- MEGALO SEITANI
- KAMBOS
- KLIMA
- POSEIDONIO
- KOUMAIKOS BAY
- MIKRO SEITANI
- MOURTIA
- PLAKA
- POTAMI
- POTOKAKI
- AGIOS IOANNIS
- TSAMBOU
- VARSAMO
- ORMOS MARATHOKAMPOS
THERMES
THERMES

In the western part of the city inside the area of the ancient sports facilities, there are the remains of the Thermes (Roman public baths) built in t... more ...


WORTH SEEING
- VATHI - SAMOS TOWN
- ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
- HERAION OF SAMOS
- EFPALINEAN TUNNEL
- FOLKLORE MUSEUM
- AEGEAN MUSEUM
- LYKOURGOS CASTLE
- THERMES
- MEGALI PANAGIA
- PROFITIS ILIAS
- SPILIANI
- AGIA ZONI
- TIMIOS STAVROS
- AIRPORT
POSEIDONIO
POSEIDONIO

Posidonio is a small seaside settlement with a fishing port and a smll quiet beach (about 250 m) with deep blue waters in the Strait of Mikali betwee... more ...


TOPICS
- HISTORY
- MONASTERIES
- WILDLIFE
- LOCAL PRODUCTS
- ACTIVITIES
- Timios Stavros monastery
- Three marvels of Samos
- Greek revolution of 1821
- Byzantine period
- Zoodochos Pigi monastery
- Classic era
- Agia Zoni monastery
- History of Samos
- The philosopher Pythagoras
- Samos before and after the desertion
- Samos during the Antiquity
- Goddess Hera birthplace
- The myth of Agaios
- The end of the Trojan War
Samos Town Vathi Pithagorio Kokkari Karlovasi