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Pagondas Village: A Travelogue (Photos)

Παγώνδας, άποψη του χωριού, Pagondas

Pagondas is located in the south-eastern part of Samos, some 12 km away from Pythagorio. It is a village built on the eastern slopes of Mount Bournia, at an altitude of 180 meters. Pagondas has a privileged view over the plains of Chora, the open sea of the Aegean, and …

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A Travelogue to Spatharei Village (Photos)

Σπαθαραίοι. Η εκκλησία - Spatharei Samos

Spatharei (Spatharaioi) is the highest “balcony” of the Aegean Sea! We recently visited the village on the occasion of the local Carnival (called Kadi). We walked in its impressive and beautiful narrow streets and took several photos of the wonderful view. Unfortunately the weather was not suitable for photographs, so …

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A Travelogue to Konteika Village (Photos)

Το χωριό Κονταίικα - Konteika village

We organized a travelogue to Konteika village and took many photos of this beautiful village. Kodaika (or Konteika) is located in the north-western Samos, in an altitude of 326 meters. It is some 7 km south-west of Karlovasi and south of Ydrousa. The village is built on the north-west side …

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A Travelogue to the Waterfalls of Ampelos Village

Η πινακίδα που δείχνει την αρχή του μονοπατιού

(A story by Paraskevi Pigatsioti) In a sunny February morning, a dear friend suggested a visit to the waterfalls of Ampelos village. Ampelos has waterfalls? I wondered. How is this possible? I asked myself loudly.  So, on the same day, we stood at the entrance of Ampelos village, parked our …

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Travelogue to the Ampelos Village (Photos)

Το χωριό Αμπελος. Εκκλησία - Ampelos Village

In a winter but sunny Sunday we visited the village of Ampelos. We like this village, as it is perched on the slopes of Karvouni Mountain. As it stands it “invited” us to take a walk in the green forest and its narrow streets… The settlement of Ampelos is located …

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Travelogue to Mavratzei Village – Photographs

Μαυρατζαίοι, το μνημείο. Mavratzei Village

Recently we visited the beautiful village of Mavratzei, which is a picturesque mountain village, some 19 km southwest of Samos City. You can reach the village following the regional road Samos-Pythagorion-Karlovassi. The village is located in a very beautiful area, rich in vegetation, mainly pine and olive trees, and full …

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Kokkari village. Video by Real Drone

Kokkari village

This is Kokkari, our sweet home… A small place on Samos Island of Greece, which can only be described by me as love. Our beautiful village, started up as a humble fishing harbor and through the last 40 last years, it developed to a gorgeous touristic destination. The traditional Mediterranean …

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A tribute to Kalithea village

Kalithea village

Recently I visited Kalithea village. Following a fairly long drive from Vathi (one and a half hour car drive) and crossing the beautiful landscapes of Samos, we reached Kallithea village “wrapped” in cold weather and “deserted” by tourist (the visit took place during the winter). The village is built on …

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Pagondas

Παγώνδας Σάμου

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

Μυτιληνιοί Σάμου

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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