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Samos

The island of many faces

Samos can offer you its world know sweet wine, grandeur and romantic walks in the town of Vathi, amazing sea view and the best sunsets in Karlovasi.

The island of Polykratis sweeps you of your feet. The birthplace of the great mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras and of the astrophysicist Aristarchus is the nearest island to the coast of Asia Minor.

The two high mountains: Kerkis on the west and Ampelos or Karvounis on the east are considered the highest of the Aegean region. They are ideal for a variety of excursions such as hiking at their gorges mountain streams and caves.

Due to its excellent position, Samos is a “crossroad” between Western and Eastern cultures. Samos was the “bone of contention” between the Romans, the Venetians and the Ottomans. Ancient Greek myths, heroes and philosophers are evident at the existing monuments and at the archaeological sites. The famous Samian wine “the gift of god Dionysus to the Samians” accompanies you upon your every excursion.

The treasures of Samos are unique and fascinating: rugged coasts with picturesque bays and beaches, crystal clear waters, traditional settlements and villages up on the mountain slopes, blue turquoise waters, fertile valleys and archaeological sites dedicated to the goddess Hera.

After all, the greatest considered treasure is always the unexplored.