What do you expect of your holidays in Greece? Sunshine and relaxing on the beach during the day? Good food in a typical Greek restaurant and afterwards a delicious cocktail in a waterfront bar at night? How about the latest music and dancing? And what do you think of wandering around picturesque alleys and catching up on the Greek assortment of goods in small shops? Or are you interested in Greek history and culture and look for historical evidence or archaeological sites?
Pythagorion is a charming former fishing village of Samos, built on the southeastern side of the island. It is located south of Samos town, just 12 Kilometers from it, in the most developed touristic area of the island. It has a very good tourist infrastructure and and fulfils most likely any individual wish a vacationer might have. In traditional taverns and cafes popping up everywhere in picturesque squares and narrow streets you can taste and enjoy the local cuisine and it’s delicacies with the accompaniment of fine delicacies that remind the visitor the proximity of the island to Asia Minor. Of course the fun and entertainment are assured here, especially for young people who will find many places with modern and traditional music. The market of town offers all the products and services that the visitor needs.
The existence of remarkable museums, the organization of many exhibitions (Painting, Photography etc.), mainly in summer, as well as international conferences, international radiation lectures (Philosophy, Sciences, Arts, New Technologies, Archeology etc.) and the organization of Festivals (Theater, Music etc.) are a magnet for thousands of visitors throughout the year. It is worth noting that near Pythagorion are the most remarkable sights of the island, such as the Tunnel of Eupalinos, the monastery of Panagia Spiliani, the castle of Lykourgos Logothetis and the Archaeological Museum.
Samaina Hotel is located near to the colorful life of the Pythagorion center and port. Different nice beaches are also located in walking distance. But – and you will really appreciate this “but” as a guest – the sounds of the outside world do not reach the inside of the hotel!
A small taste from the village
A few words about Samos
Samos is the birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, after whom the Pythagorean theorem is named, the philosopher Epicurus, and the astronomer Aristarchus of Samos, the first known individual to propose that the Earth revolves around the sun. It belongs to the North East Aegean Islands complex, located at a very close distance to the Turkish shore.
If you are interested in exploring nature and history, the island of Samos is the ideal choice for your holidays. You will have the chance to meet several of beautiful places, starting from the capital of Samos, Vathi and other picturesque and traditional villages, such as Manolates and Vourliotes, well known for the production of wine.
Discover the complex of green landscapes with the stunning beaches with the clear and turquoise waters and the sensational monuments. Taste and enjoy the islands’ delicacies and the famous local wine produced in Samos since the ancient times.
If you love to walk, this is the ideal place, as there are many paths that lead to very beautiful places. Samos is an island that offers a wide variety of outdoor activities as with its dense forests, the distant picturesque villages, with the indigenous plants and herbs and with its special fauna, it’s one of the most suitable islands for hiking in special organized paths.