Top things to do in Hora (Samothraki)

Castle in Hora (Samothraki)


Freshly converted into a fully fledged tourist sight complete with helpful English-language signs, the picturesque castle was built in 1431–33 by Genovese noble Palamede Gattilusio, who received the island in exchan…
Cafe in Hora (Samothraki)

Trapeza me Thea

Ex-urbanites Elias and Theodora have taken over Hora's old bank building and transformed it into a wonderful coffee shop, with a director's desk turned into a bar. Take a seat on the balcony overlooking the valley b…
Sweets in Hora (Samothraki)

O Lefkos Pyrgos

The summer-only Lefkos Pyrgos is an excellent, inventive and all-natural sweets shop run by master confectioners Georgios and Dafni. Try lemonade with honey and cinnamon, or Greek yoghurt with bitter almond, along w…
Taverna in Hora (Samothraki)

Café-Ouzeri 1900

Start your day at this flower-filled taverna with yoghurt and honey, or sample the house tzigerosarmades (goat with onion, dill and spearmint). The large, colourful menu, printed to look like a newspaper, is a take-…
Bar in Hora (Samothraki)


Opposite the fountain, this cool bar is managed by the gracious Paniyioti, and has great views from a rooftop garden that’s popular from morning till late.
Bar in Hora (Samothraki)


Unique both for its exotic cocktails and for being Hora's only year-round bar, Lydia is one of the village's livelier nightspots.