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Samos is not only one of the most beautiful, but also one of the most popular islands in Greece. Standing out for its stunning beaches and beautiful natural landscape, Samos is a top destination for holidays in nature!
The island’s capital is Vathi, but a drive along the coastline will get you to many picturesque seaside villages, such as Kokkari, Pythagorion, Karlovassi, and Heraion. As for Samos beaches, they boast an exotic landscape. Tsamadou, Agios Konstantinos, Potokaki and Lemonakia are some of the top beaches in Samos. Thanks to its large size, Samos has a wide variety of beaches, both secluded and organized! There are some naturist beaches, too.
Samos is also a perfect base for quick getaways! For those who are in the mood for a quick trip, there is a daily ferry connection between Samos and Kusadasi in Turkey.
Samos will steal your breath, that’s for sure!
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Samos is not only one of the most popular, but also one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. This gem of the Eastern Aegean stands out for its lush green natural setting, quaint fishing villages and stunning beaches. Given that Samos island sits very close to the Turkish coasts, there are daily ferries to Kusadasi in Turkey. What’s more, holidays in Samos is a great opportunity for island hopping to the nearby islands of Ikaria and Fourni.
The coastal line of Samos is fringed with many beautiful beaches, such as Tsamadou, Tsabou, Psili Ammos and Agios Konstantinos. If you manage to peel yourself away from the beautiful Samos beaches, you should definitely go sightseeing. There are many archaeological monuments and sites from several historical periods all around the island. According to the myth, Samos was the island of the ancient Greek goddess Hera. That’s why locals constructed a large sanctuary, the Heraion, in her honor. Close to the Heraion, there’s the Tunnel of Eupalinus, which used to be the aqueduct of Ancient Samos and among the greatest technological achievements of its time.
For those who love exploration, there are even more places to discover in Samos. One of them is the Monastery of Panagia Spiliani above Pythagorion. There, you’ll find a mysterious cave church, where the holy icon of Virgin Mary was allegedly found. Those who prefer trekking will be happy to know that there are many hiking paths crossing the island!
Samos island makes a perfect destination for adventurous holidays in nature!
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