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Central Samos


Konteika is located in the northwestern part of Samos, 7 km southwest of Karlovassi. It is built on the northwest side of mount Karvounis, surrounded by hills of pine trees and cypress trees. The area is green and of extraordinary natural beauty. The village took its name from the resident …

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Kosmadei (Kosmadaioi) is located in the northwestern part of Samos and northwest of Kastania, 12 km away from Karlovassi. The village is built on the slopes of mount Kerkis and has a spectacular view to the sea. It took its name from the first inhabitant that descended from Kastania and …

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Paleokastro is located o­n the southeast part of the island and got its name from the ruins of a “cyclopic” wall. In the place of present day Paleokastro, during ancient times there was a village with constructions from the Greek and Byzantine Ages.  In o­ne of the churches “Agios Georgios”, …

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