Top things to do in Pythagorio

Top Choice Cafe in Pythagorio

Kafeneio To Mouragio

The warm ambience and predominantly Greek clientele hint at the fact that this place delivers the goods, with snacks such as chickpea croquettes and assorted mezedhes. Enjoy coffee in the morning and, later, iced ou…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Pythagorio

Evpalinos Tunnel

In a word: extraordinary. In 524 BC, when Pythagorio (then called Samos) was the island’s capital and a bustling metropolis of 80,000, securing sources for drinking water became crucial. To solve the problem, ruler …
Top Choice Museum in Pythagorio

Archaeological Museum of Pythagorio

One of the best museums on the islands. The exhibits in this smart space include beautifully displayed finds from Pythagorio, plus striking pottery pieces spanning the 9th century BC through to Greece's golden age. …
Taverna in Pythagorio


This eastern harbour eatery sits on the bay, beyond Elia Taverna. Faros is a minimalist, contemporary Mediterranean bistro serving huge bowls of salad and excellent versions of traditional Greek dishes, including Sa…
Mediterranean in Pythagorio


In a quaint side street, this slightly upmarket place fuses taverna standards with other Mediterranean, notably Italian, fare. Smyrna-style soutsoukakia meatballs are outstanding and so are mushrooms a la Greco. Bre…
Beach in Pythagorio

Pythagorio Town Beach

A short walk west of Pythagorio brings you to a pristinely clean beach with umbrellas and toilets. It’s an easy stroll (less than 1km) from town and there’s decent swimming, but pack your own food and drinks.
Taverna in Pythagorio

To Tigani tis Platias

Beautiful Greek standards, popular with both locals and visitors. It's especially great for veggie choices, such as baked feta, gigantes (white beans) and zucchini balls, all a cut above average. Meat grills here ar…
Monastery in Pythagorio

Moni Panagias Spilianis

About 1.5km northwest of Pythagorio, the road forks right, past traces of an ancient theatre, before reaching this grotto monastery. The walk meanders up through old olive groves and, despite tourist kiosks, it's a …
Ouzerie in Pythagorio


In the main street, this smallish modern place combines the virtues of a deli and an ouzerie. Ouzo and tsipouro are served with local cheeses and ham (€5 for the combo), which are also available for sale from the sh…
Taverna in Pythagorio

Taverna Maritsa

Relax away from the waterfront at this side-street psarotaverna (fish taverna) near the Pythagorio car park. Fresh fish by the kilo and hearty soups and salads, with draft wine.