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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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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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Manolates

manolates

Manolates are located in the northern side of the island, 25 km far from the city of Samos. It is a traditional village that is builted in mountainous greenery region and has immense view to Asia Minor. It took its name from the surname Manoles, of the first family that …

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Ampelos

Άμπελος Σάμου

In small distance of south-western village of Saint Konstantinos and in altitude of 270 meters from the sea finds itself the community of Ampelos, roughly in the middle of northern side of the island. A 37 kilometers length helical dual-carriageway road, because the inclining ground, connects Ampelos with the central …

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Stavrinides

Stavrinides Village

Stavrinides is located on the north side of the island, 26 km away from the city of Samos. It is a small village builted in a green mountainous site, in an altitude of 380 meters. It took its name from the first settler’s surname. Near Stavrinides there used to be …

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Drakei

Δρακαίοι Σάμου

Drakaioi (Drakei) is located in the westernmost tip of Samos, north of Kallithea and southwest of Karlovassi. It is built on a secluded part of the mountain Kerkis and not associated by roadway with Karlovassi. The area is rocky, craggy and barren, but quite lush. It has very nice view …

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Lekka

Λέκκα Σάμου

Lekka is located north of Karlovassi and at a distance of about 3 kilometers from it. According to legend, the first inhabitant was an Albanian named Lekas. In order to escape from the pursuit of the Turks, he fled Peloponnesus, along with others, and came to Samos. The village Lekka …

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Hydroussa

Υδρούσσα

Hydroussa (or Fournoi) is located in a distance of 4 kilometers north of village Kontakaiika. Its old name was Fournoi and it reminds us of the ancient city of Samos Ipnounta or Ipnousia. As we know, ipnos was called the oven by the ancients. Because the ancient city of Samos, …

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Kontakeika

Kontakeika

Kontakeika or more correctly Kotakeika is located a few kilometers from Karlovassi o­n a beautiful hill 150 meters from the sea. According to legend, in 1750, a man named Georgios Kotis came from the island Kos and purchased land in this area for cultivation. His sons later married women from …

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Agios Konstantinos

Agios Konstantinos

Agios Konstantinos consists of two villages, o­ne o­n the coast and the other o­n the mountain. It got its name from the church “Agios Konstantinos” which was built in 1890. This village is o­ne of the so called “Six Neighbourhoods”, which constituted o­ne of the most beautiful locations o­n Samos. …

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