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About Samos Island

by Pure Samos

Do you love nature and travelling to unknown places? Then the Greek island of Samos in the East Aegean Sea is a sure candidate for your “must visit” list. The pureness of Samos will bring you an awing experience you’ll never forget! 

Samos has been blessed with unique natural features. Its magnificent high rising mountains, the myriad species of wildflowers and wonderful pebbled beaches in hidden coves are only a few on the list! The image that remains on your mind is one of endless vineyards, olive tree coves, picturesque villages and crystal blue water.  

Samos was famed to be one of the richest islands in history. Despite the fact that it’s one of the most beautiful Greek islands, Samos remains unknown to the large majority of travellers. Therefore, mass tourism hasn’t had an effect on the natural beauty of the place or its inhabitants and visitors can still enjoy this wild gem in its purest form.

Samos Short & Sweet

Wine production on Samos

Products & Produce

Samos is also well known for its outstanding agricultural products. Especially the world famous, award winning sweet Samian Muscat wine. But also its ouzo, honey, herbs, ceramics and olive oil deserve praise. Take a trip down farmer’s lane...

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Practical Info on Samos

Practical Information

Short facts Entry requirements Greece is a party to the Schengen Agreement. No visas are required for visits up to 90 days for most nationalities. For more extensive information on the entry requirements, check the government website on...

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Samos is blessed with a rich history and culture. From the first inhabitants in the 3rd millennium BC, to the great Tyrant Polykrates, all Samian civilisations left their footprints on the island. Many of which can still...

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Geography Samos


Geographical position of Samos Samos belongs to the Greek periphery of the Northern Aegean. This periphery consists of the islands of Samos, Ikaria, the small island group of Fournoi Korseon, Chios, Lesvos and Leros. With its 476...

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Famous People of Samos - Pythagoras

Famous People of Samos

Many famous people have their roots on Samos. For example, the astronomer Aristarchos, who was the first to argue that the sun was the centre of the universe. Or the philosopher Epicurus, who became famous with his...

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Since antiquity, Samos has been a rich and self-sufficient island, influenced by the topography, the soil composition and the abundant fountains. The development of Samos was mainly based on the cultivation of the land and especially on...

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