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13/01/2023 by Pure Samos

Samos is so gorgeous in places, it’s hard to believe it wasn’t deliberately planted, pruned and preened by some landscape artist. The island has a dramatic and highly indented coastline that is perforated with long, sandy beaches and many small shingle coves. Inland Samos has abundant springs, singular scenery, and lush woods of pine and oak. Two magnificent mountain ranges encircled by gentle rolling hills complete the picture. 

Amidst of all this beauty you can enjoy and experience many things to do, on land as well as on water! 

Land based activities on Samos

Samos beckons adventurers to explore its diverse landscapes and sights. You can do that by taking leisurely strolls through the villages or by trekking up the mountain paths for adrenaline-pumping hiking and climbing.

Embark on a journey of discovery through Samos’ scenic trails, a haven for walking, hiking and climbing enthusiasts. Traverse ancient paths that wind through olive groves, pine forests, and charming villages, revealing the island’s natural beauty and rich history. Climb Samos’ mountains for breathtaking vistas of the Aegean Sea and surrounding landscapes. The island’s varied terrain caters to climbers of all levels, promising a rewarding ascent with every step.

For a more exhilarating land adventure, mountain or quad biking provides an adrenaline rush as you navigate rugged terrains and picturesque trails, offering a unique perspective of Samos’ varied topography. Or try a more serene exploration of Samos’ country and sea side on horse back during a guided ride.

Exploring Samos by Land  forges a deeper connection with the island’s history, culture, and natural wonders. Samos offers a diverse array of experiences that resonate with every type of land explorer.

Water based activities on Samos

The wet side of Samos is just as intriguing and fun as the dry side. On the island you can participate in a variety of water activities. From thrilling and fun water sports and underwater adventures to leisurely boat trips, the island caters to every aquatic passion, promising an amazing experience!

Water sports enthusiasts can get their adrenaline pumping along Samos’ coastline, taking a ride on a jet ski, windsurfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, as well as water skiing, wakeboarding, and towed water rides. 

Beneath the surface, Samos has a vibrant underwater world. Go scuba diving with the local dive centers and explore Samos’s marine life. The island’s clear underwater landscapes promise a journey for divers of all levels.

For those drawn to angling, Samos offers really fun fishing trips on a boat. The local guide navigates the waters, leading you to fish filled spots. Taste the joy of your successful at the – fresher than fresh – catch of the day lunch!

For those seeking a more relaxed experience, BBQ day trips with a traditional greek wooden boat (Kaïki) will offer a calm exploration of Samos’ coastline. You will enjoy a BBQ lunch at a secluded cove, followed by a refreshing swim.

If you want the freedom to explore Samos at your own pace, than you can rent a boat and independently explore all Samos has to offer on water. The possibilities are as boundless as the sea itself.


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