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Even though accommodation in Samos island is spread in various spots on the island, many venues are concentrated in the coastal villages of Kokkari, Pythagorion, Karlovassi, Vathy and Marathokampos. Accommodation in these areas is varied, ranging from stone-built hotels, traditional studios and self-catering apartments to large resorts with swimming pools and spa therapies. Many seaside accommodation for your Samos holidays can also be found along the beaches, only few steps from the sea.
Things to see and do
The island of Samos is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea and it belongs to the Eastern Aegean islands group. Sightseeings in Samos island are plenty and date from all historical periods. According to the myth, this was the island of goddess Hera, which is why the locals constructed a large sanctuary to her honor, the Heraion. This sanctuary can be visited today. In close distance to Heraion, there is the Tunnel of Eupalinus, the aqueduct of Ancient Samos and among the greatest technological achievements of that era.
Very interesting to visit during your Samos holidays is also the Monastery of Panagia Spiliani above Pythagorion, with a cave church where the icon of Virgin Mary was found. If you enjoy trekking, you will love the island due to the many trekking paths of the inland passing through villages and places of natural beauty. After a long day at the beaches of Samos, enjoy local dishes at the many seaside restaurants.