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Visiting the Tunnel of Eupalinos

Visiting the Tunnel of Eupalinos

Undoubtedly the Tunnel of Eupalinos, the central part of the ancient aqueduct, is an admirable achievement of engineering worth seeing, however visitors should bear in mind that: The tunnel is 1036 m. long. The average dimensions are 1,80 m high and 1,80 m wide, but in some parts the height …

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The Speleological Association of Samos Visit the Ancient Mine

Αρχαία Ορυχεία Μυτιληνιών - Ancient Mine

iSamos.gr participated in the visit organized by the Speleological Association of Samos (SAS) in the Ancient Mine of Mitilinioi village. The visit took place on Sunday, March 20, 2016. The event was a great success (it was followed by more than 80 people). The weather conditions were ideal, while the landscapes …

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Travelogue to Panagia Makrini of Mount Kerkis (Photographs)

Παναγία Μακρινή - Panagia Makrini

Kerkis is a beautiful mountain. Wild, but beautiful! It’s nice to climb it, while walk all the way to Panagia Makrini is a delight! One Sunday morning, with a rented jeep, we started from Vathi towards the village of Kallithea and Panagia Makrini. We drive slowly in order to enjoy …

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Travelogue and Climbing in the Cave of Pythagoras

Η Παναγία Σαραντασκαλιώτισσα στη σπηλιά του Πυθαγόρα - The Church of Panagia Saradaskaliotissa is built in the Cave of Pythagoras

The Church of Panagia Saradaskaliotissa is dedicated to the Birthday of Blessed Virgin Mary. According to tradition, the cave, in which the Church is built, is the Cave of Pythagoras, i.e. the actual cave in which the ancient Greek mathematician found refuge when persecuted by Polycrates, the tyrant of Samos …

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Seitania: A Tribute to two Magical Beaches (courtesy of “The Time Machine” TV Show)

Σεϊτάνι

The so-called “Devil’s Port” is a hidden beach with turquoise water, a shelter to Monachus-Monachus seals and explorers… Among steep rocks emerges an incomparable graphic beach, which seems as a place inaccessible and forbidden! Seitani, named as such during the period of the Ottoman Occupation (1475-1912), since the Ottoman Turks …

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The Top 5 Beaches of Samos!

Big Seitani Beach

Samos is widely known as the island with 70 beautiful beaches! Many of these are famous and certainly are depicted in postcards (you can find plenty of postcards in Samos!). Most beaches of Samos can be found in THIS MAP. However, many other beaches are subjects of … personal discovery …

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Herpetological trip to Samos

Herpetological trip

Herpetological trip: The Greek island of Samos has the highest herpetofauna species richness of all islands in the Aegean Sea and one of the highest among all Greek islands. While some doubt exists whether certain species are actually present on the island, a preparational search delivered a list of 27 …

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Platanakia-Aidonia

Πλατανάκια

Before Agios Konstantinos village, in North Samos, a road leads to Manolates village. Please be careful and drive slowly, not because you are at risk, but because you have to see and enjoy the amazing landscape! As the name states, the area is full of age-old plane-trees (“Plane tree” = …

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The Waterfalls of Potami

Καταρράκτες Σάμου. Το κανάλι που οδηγεί στον πρώτο

Samos doesn’t have beaches and blue seas only. As an island, someone would expect to see sand, pebbles, waves and sea… But Samos hides many-many surprises for you! Its rich nature and its high mountains have created streams, rivers, and waterfalls! Exactly! Just 3 kilometers away of Karlovasi, in “Potami” …

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Siderenia Porta Cave

Σιδερένια πόρτα

Siderenia Porta (Iron Door) is another cave, located in the foot of Kerkis Mountain, in Kiourka area of Marathokampos Municipality. To the cave leads the same rural road, which leads to the cave-precipice of Saradaskaliotissa, as well as to Pythagoras Cave. When you reach the top of the slope, through …

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