Samos is an island in the eastern Aegean Sea and is separated from Turkey by the Mycale Strait which is just 1.3 kilometres wide at its narrowest point.
The list of reasons to visit Samos are impressive as this beautiful island is teeming with things to see and do that include captivating mountains, deep forested valleys and stunning coastal scenery.
When you visit Samos you can combine a sunny and relaxing beach holiday with trips to some of the delightful traditional villages, beautiful monasteries and glorious vineyards. There are so many things to do in Samos.
One of the ancient historical sites is the Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos, the remains of an ancient fortified port and which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site.
Samos is a large island with three ferry ports and an airport so getting there is easy. The capital is Samos Town, also known by its original name of Vathy.
If you decide to visit Samos, the simplest way to see the whole island is to hire a car. Take a trip around the stunning mountains and maybe visit Mount Ambelos Vineyard where the famous muscat grapes grow.
Alternatively, stop in one of the villages and enjoy a meal in a taverna. The locals will welcome you and prices in the outlying villages are cheaper than the main town.
As on other Greek islands Samos offers an array of water sports with exciting options like scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and jet skis. There are so many things to do in Samos, you will find it difficult not to find something to your taste.
Book a holiday to Samos today and enjoy stunning beaches, historic architecture and the best welcome that Greece can offer.
Samos Holidays are perfect any time of year!