ROUTES & SIGHTSEEING IN SAMOS
Pythagorion, unique cultural jewel of the Aegean, has been declared by UNESCO, as "World Heritage".
Hereon Ireon great archaeological site of the island, according to tradition was born, the goddess Hera, the ruins of the temple of "Imvrassia Hera.
Eupalinian Ditch, Miracle technique sixth century. BC , which is drawing the ancient city.
Archaeological Museum, Distinguish the giant Kouros of 5.5 m and its sculpture entire Samiou Genelo (6th century BC.) Dedicated to the goddess Hera.
Museum of Paleontology, Bones of prehistoric vertebrate animals Samotherion joints, bones and teeth lactic mastodons. The most valuable find the petrified brain ponies 13 million years.
Again from the river one can begin to visit the waterfalls. The waterfall of the river is water that falls from above and forming a small pond. There, hundreds gathered in the summer, locals and foreigners and admire the wild beauty, but of course fail to cool down the water to fall with momentum.
Info from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samos
Meet little island and its villages....
• The Deep: which is the capital of Samos, is also the main and largest port. If you walk the narrow streets of the city heading up to the Deep, you will find numerous old houses, built in the traditional style of the island.
• Kokkari : must visit. It is one of the most developed tourist villages. Kokkari still retains its color and charm, especially in the port. Very close by are the wonderful beaches and Lemonakia Tsamadou. Kokkari is appropriate for your stay, and there you will find many hotels and inns, taverns, cafes.
• Vatheos: Vourliotes is a mountainous village and old. He began to be built in the early 17th century and for many years its inhabitants mainly engaged in viticulture, which also explains the many vines and you meet nearby.
• The Karlovassi: the second largest port of Samos. Traditionally, Karlovasi is one of the commercial centers of the Aegean. Found hot springs, surrounded by dense vegetation are waterfalls.
• Chestnut: a village that owes its name to the rich vegetation of chestnut trees in the area. It is mountainous, located at an altitude of 350, while the few inhabitants are mainly in agriculture.
• Marathokampos: In the region grow too much fennel, rather than that it got its name the village, the land is not very fertile, and for that the people involved in the sea. It has superb sandy beaches with pine trees that reach the sea.
• Kallithea: although it has only about 200 inhabitants, is a beautiful spot where you can see the coast of Ikaria, even Chios. This is the key - for lovers of idyllic sunsets.
• The Pythagorean: is the capital of the municipality and is built on the ruins of the ancient capital. The port of Pythagorion is picturesque.
• Mitilinioi: This village although it is built on an altitude of just 150, is surrounded by hills that exclude even from the view of the sea.
• Mili: A village full of mills and lush vegetation. Next to the village passes the mythical river Imvrasos. The Millers is famous mainly for the production of citrus, particularly oranges.
• Manolates: 25 km. From Vathi , It is one of the most beautiful villages. The last 6 km. You make them into a forest almost cannot see the sunlight!
• Platanias: 10 km. From Karlovasi
• Vine: and Stavrinides, which are 22 and 24 km., respectively, from the deep. Both are traditional houses, plenty of greenery, many waters
• Leka: 5 km. SW of Karlovasi
• Tower: 27 km. SW of Vathi. Located almost in the center of the island, surrounded by green hills
• Tous Mavratzei: 10 km., approximately northwest of Pythagorion. Not so green, but it has many traditional houses.
• Ydroussa: at 7 km. West of Karlovasi. A village is surrounded by gardens, vineyards and forest vegetation.
ROUTES & SIGHTSEEING IN SAMOS