A new excellent post from Amanda’s blog
……Checking out of our hotel in the morning and with check in at the airport not until after 6pm we had another whole day to explore Samos further. Without any real plan, but with the map, we found 5 things to do all within 5 km of the airport.
1 Cave and monastery of Panagia Spiliani
The monastery is on a ridge overlooking the Chora and Pythagorio. You can clearly see the hills of Turkey and the airport runway down below. It’s believed to be founded in 1586 and is a beautiful example of a Greek monastery, with it’s whitewashed walled, shaded places to sit and a small gift shop….