The monastery of Panagia Vronda (Greek Παναγία Βροντά = Virgin peal) or Vrodiani or “Kokkariani”, was founded in 1566 by the monks Iakovos and Makarios which was seeking to find a quiet place for their spiritual uplift.
Karlovasi is in the northwestern part of the island, which is built above on an homonymous plain. It is the second largest city of the island and the commercial center of western Samos which has a major port serving the western part of the island.
Marathokampos it is lying southeast at the foot of “Kerkis” mountain, on the hillside “Fterias”. Built amphitheatrically, with stunning southwest view of the islands of Fourni, Patmos, Arki, Lipsi, Agathonisi Samiopoula even in Leros and kalimno, when the weather permits.
a beautiful beach with white sand and turquoise waters. The landscape has a unique wild beauty and it’s tourist virgin. The peculiar beach is surrounded by green slopes of “Kakoperato” canyon, where nature lovers can explore. Walking along the beach, at the end, you find the church of St. Nicholas which is hanging on the edge of a rock. It is integrated into the protection network Natura 2000 because hosts seal Monachus – Monachus. The beach is ideal for those who love camping, and respecting the virgin landscape. A night in the peacefulness of nature can not be compared with any luxury hotel.
Metochi of Agios Ioannis Eleimonas (Greek Άγιος Ιωάννης Ελεήμονας = Saint John a merciful) was founded in 1867 or 1869 by monk Isidoro Kyriakopoulo from Marathokampo village.
Only one column is still standing today, preserved up to half of its original height, while the foundations are preserved up to the base of the walls and the stylobate. Began construction of the temple in 540 BC by “Rhoikos” sons, Theodore and Teleklis. The temple was never completed because of Polycrates death in 522 BC.
it is a small very beautiful sandy beach, with turquoise crystal clear and shallow sea, giving the impression of exotic beach. If it does not bother you the crowds, it’s sure to impress you and your children since it is child-friendly. The small size fills quickly the beach, so it would be good to go either early morning or late afternoon. To get to where you need to drive the last 2,5 Km at passable dirt road but worth it.
located north of the village in front of cafés, bar and restaurants row, that cover almost the entire length. Beautiful beach with many facilities, but with enough wave and air that adore the friends of windsurfing frequenting here. At the next beach there and windsurfing school.
It is a sandy, small, picturesque beach with crystal clear turquoise waters and an exotic character. Located in the small island “Samiopoula” (surface 1 Km2), south of Samos and is accessible only by boat. Almost daily, organized excursions by boat from the port of Pythagorion to the beach.
Thermae complex was built in the second half of the 2nd c AD (Roman period), which joined into a single organized space including sports facilities in ancient city of Samos at 6th c BC period
The exhibits it’s mostly of finds from Pythagoreion area, classified chronologically and thematically. Presents aspects of the historical and cultural development of ancient Samos from the Neolithic era (4th millennium BC) to late antiquity (7th century AD.).
it is one of the largest and most popular organised beaches of the island, with medium size pebbles and crystal clear waters. The great length of the beach gives you the opportunity to choose whether to sit at the sun beds and umbrellas, by choosing among the many beach bar, or to isolate at the east or west of the beach, to be more natural away from the crowds. The beach is organized, mostly at the middle, where “comes” the road from the town of Samos and Pythagoreion.
The history of the cave begins from the ancient times, since there are indications that in the cave lived the Samian Sibyl “Phyto” (Sibyl where a women in trance who prophesied the future). In the Byzantine years and then the same cave was used as a sacred place of Christianity and as a place of asceticism.
The General State Archives of Samos prefecture (G.S.A.), is the current name of “Samos Historical Archive”, which is evolution of “Samos public archives” that was created in 1882 by the Hegemonic administration, in order to retain archives of public services of the autonomous state of Samos.
it’s a BLUE FLAG beach, mostly with sand and partly pebbles next to Samos airport. The part of the beach which has blue flag is about 250 m and is in front of a large resort. The beach it is organized and in other parts of, such as the east, but there are also blank sections (not organized), if you are interested for something like this.
Exhibits, which come from the monasteries and churches of Samos, submit and transport the visitors to another time and give them the image of timeless church life and the local ecclesiastical art, uniting together the farthest historical past with the present and presage the future.
The village is oriented to the north, on a slope with 40% grade and this giving the impression of a balcony over the Aegean Sea, with excellent view from east to the west and reaches till Chios island and Asia Minor coast. It’s a preserved traditional village, with plenty of water, surrounded with lush vegetation, vineyards and orchards.