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Koumaradei

Koumaradei is located east of the village Pyrgos, in a distance of 5 kilometers from it, in the southeast slope of mount Karvounis near a ravine. It took its name from the many arbute-trees that existed there. To the east you can see the Eptastadios Strait, the peninsula of Mycale, …

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Pagondas

Pagondas is located west of village Milloi and at the altitude of 180 meters. The name is found in the ancient era in Voeotia. Pagondas was called the father of Pindar. Pagondas was also named, as mentioned by Thucydides, someone Voeorarchis from Thebes and other, as mentioned by Pausanias, as …

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Mytilinoi

North of the village Chora and in a short distance from it, lays the town of Mytilinoi which, as its name suggests, was inhabited by people that came from Mytilene. When Kilij Allis got, by sultan Suleiman, the permission to colonize Samos, Lesvos was in terrible condition. While the poor …

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Pandrosos

Pandrosos is one of the most beautiful mountain villages on the western slopes of mount Karvounis surrounded by terraces of land with dry stone walls (benches), typical of the Mediterranean landscape. In 1958, the village was renamed Pandrosos, but until then, it was called ‘Ano Arvanites’. Tradition says that two …

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Pyrgos

This village lies in a distance of 5 kilometers west of Koumaradaioi. The location is near a stream that originates from the mountain of Ampelos, whom the ancients called Amfilisso.  According to tradition, the first resident was from Elida, Peloponnese. East of the village and nearby, it was found a …

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Spatharei

Spatharaioi (Spatharei) is located about 6 kilometers south of the village called Pyrgos. It was firstly inhabited by the priest Peter Spatha whom got their name from. The tradition says that priest-Spatha gave birth to 18 sons and daughters in the 18 years that he lived together with his wife. From his …

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Chora

The town of Chora, (as Epaminondas Stamatiadis writes in a book called “SAMIAKA”), the former capital of the island, lies to the northeast side of the plain of the country, in the plateau which starts from the old city and ends opposite the village Heraion. The part of mountain Ampelos …

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Samos Island Greece by Giatrakos Hexateam

Video from Samos Island

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Museum of leather tannery in Karlovassi

Under the auspices of Karlovassi municipality, Mrs. K.Zarkia’s diligence and many others contributors and the technical assistance of Mr. Aristarchus Ioannidis, has been created the Museum of leather tannery in Karlovassi, to honor the workers of a manufacturing sector which was flourishing by the beginning of the century until a …

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Marathokampos

Marathokampos is located southeast of Kerkis in an altitude of about 250 meters. Before it, lays the Ikarian Sea, which according to the mythology, ‘swallowed’ Icarus when he attempted to fly over it wearing waxy wings. The first inhabitants of Marathokampos were mainly from Chios, Peloponnesus and Karpathos. They builted …

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