Full Day Island Tour Discover Samos

Cultural & Theme Tours in Vathy

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we head north to the marvelous monastery of Megali Panagia (15th cent.), – an example of “Byzantine Greece”– to take a guided tour. We will then make a stop to the truly traditional mountain village of Pyrgos (famous for its honey and ceramics) for a short walk. After visiting Pyrgos, there is an optional stop in the area of Koutsi – an ideal place to take panoramic photos, before continuing to our visit at a traditional wine factory, where we will get the chance to taste some of the famous Samian wines
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Temple of Hera, Pythagorion, Samos, Northeast Aegean IslandsWe start with “Ancient Greece”, represented by the Temple of Hera, a marvelous feat of construction dating from the ancient times.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Monastery of Megali Panagia, Koumaradei, Samos, Northeast Aegean Islandswe head north to the marvelous monastery of Megali Panagia (15th cent.), an example of “Byzantine Greece”– to take a guided tour. We will then make a stop to the truly traditional mountain village of Pyrgos (famous for its honey and ceramics) for a short walk. After visiting Pyrgos, there is an optional stop in the area of Koutsi – an ideal place to take panoramic photos, before continuing to our visit at a traditional wine factory, where we will get the chance to taste some of the famous Samian wines. Continuing constantly through the varied and verdant landscape, we will reach our lunch point at the second largest town of Samos: KarlovassiDuration: 3 hoursStop At: SAMOS EUPHORIAIn Karlovassi you will admire the several neoclassical houses and mansions, witnessing the great wealth of the town during the recent past. Continuing along the wild romantic north coast you will reach the enchanting Valley of Nightingales.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kokkari Beach, Kokkari, Samos, Northeast Aegean IslandsAfter this short walk and a welcome coffee stop, our last station will be at the charming and picturesque fishermen’s village of Kokkari, before our Island Tour reaches its destination at Samos Town and Pythagorion.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Private local licensed guide
  • Transportation with air-conditioned modern coach
  • Pickup and drop-off where the tour concludes
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hera

What’s not included

  • Tour guiding in the site of Hera's Temple
  • Wine tasting for the island tour on Sundays
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Megali Panagia
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