Do & See

Archaeological Museum

This impressive museum showcases ancient archaeological artifacts dating back as far as the 6th century BC. The highlights include ceramics, bronze sculptures and statues, including an enormous 5 a...

Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis

The Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis (named after a resistance leader from the War of Independece) dates back to 1824. Visitors are free to explore the remnants of the castle and take in the breathta...

Cave of Pythagoras

Greek philosopher and thinker Pythagoras is perhaps the most famous son of Samos, and it is possible to visit his caves on Mount Kerkis. The larger of the two caves was used as a classroom for his ...

Monastery of Panagia Spiliani

A short distance from the city of Pythagoreion, atop a hill with wonderful views of the surrounding area and coast, lies the Monastery of Panagia Spiliani. As if the views and the quaint monastery ...

Potami Waterfalls

Venture through forest paths to northwest of the island, where you will discover the beautiful Potami Waterfalls, a popular and picturesque swimming hole hidden among large slick rocks. Nearby ther...

Samos Wine Museum

This simple and rustic museum teaches visitors about the wine-production process and the interesting contraptions that have been used in the region's wine-making history.

Samos Beaches

Balos Beach

Balos Beach is a more relaxed and less frequented beach on the south side of the island of Samos, but it is by no means less picturesque than some of the more popular beaches.

Lemonakia Beach

Lemonakia Beach is less windy and has calmer waters than other beaches in the area. There are several options for food and drinks (Andrea's Place is the most popular restaurant in the area), and th...

Livadaki Beach

About 10 kilometres north of Vathy lies one of the islands most pristine beaches, Livadaki. The waters are crystalline, the sand is soft, and both are warm and welcoming. It is even possible to bor...

Megalo Seitani

An additional 30 minute walk beyond Mikro Seitani, the even more secluded and idyllic Megalo Seitani is maybe the most beautiful beach on Samos. The white pebbles and azure water are framed by lush...

Mikro Seitani

If you can only visit one beach during your stay on Samos, be sure to make it Mikro Seitani. This small and secluded beach is reachable only on foot or by boat, and it is well worth the hike. Surro...

Psili Ammos Beach

Another beautiful and relaxing beach, Psili Ammos, on the south side of the island of Samos, boasts calm, clear waters and a soft sandy beach.