Vathy attractions

Top Choice Beach in Vathy

Livadaki Beach

Follow the north-coast road out of Vathy for 10km and look for a signposted dirt road to the left leading to Livadaki Beach. Here, tropical azure waters lap against soft sand in a long sheltered cove with facing isl…
Museum in Vathy

Archaeological Museum

Housed in two adjacent buildings, this handsome complex displays the contents of the Heraion (Sanctuary of Hera) near Pythagorio (from Polycrates' rule in the 6th century BC). The most famous item is the imposing ko…
Winery in Vathy

Museum of Samos Wines

Look for this handsome stone building opposite the new ferry quay to find one of Samos' best vintners. Winery tours usually take place when you show up, and conveniently include a free tasting, with several reasonab…
Church in Vathy

Church of Agios Spyridonas

Built in 1909, this ornate church features icons, impressive pillars hewn of marble from İzmir and, unusually, a silver candelabra from India. Decorative columns on the iconostasis are inspired by Ancient Greek and …