Mount Kerkis is an extinct volcano, forming the bulk of the centre of Samos. It is the second highest peak in the Eastern Aegean. The mountain’s name means ‘belonging to Circe’ (the Goddess of magic). Mostly white in colour due […]
Samos is one of the Aegean northern islands with waterfalls, green landscape and spectacular mountainous views. The big cities Samos and Vathi are located in the eastern part which offers visitors, besides small museums, plenty of large hotels and swimming […]
There are several beautiful beaches along the south coast of Samos in the Marathokampos municipality, each with its own distinctive appeal and characteristic features. Balos beach Balos beach is a long sandy beach 2 km from the village of Koumeika […]
Southwest of Samos island is the Marathokampos Municipality. This collection of villages and line of unspoilt beaches make up the quieter area of the island. Koumeika village South of Marathokampos, Koumeika village is situated on the main road between Pirgos […]
On the south coast of the island is the ‘Cave of Pythagoras’, a cave high up on the slopes of Mount Kerkis where the famous philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras of Samos was believed to have spent much of his life […]
Samos is a Greek island situated in the eastern Angean sea, off the coast of Asia Minor. The island is known as the ‘gem of the Aegean sea’ or the ‘island of flowers’, largely mountainous but rich with vegetation, covered […]
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