Discover the Greek Islands

Samos Town

The capital of Samos is Samos Town, which is on the north coast of the island. Above the busy port and main square its sleepy old town of narrow twisting alleyways and traditional Greek houses is still known as Vathy revealing rich veins of the islands ancient history in the Archaeological and Byzantine Museums. Samos Town offers the main shopping on the island and is also the hub of the bus network, so it makes a great base for a walking holiday. There are a number of beaches which are a short drive away including the beach at Gangou.