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Samos: Full-Day Guided Island Bus Tour

Product ID: 225648
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Discover ancient and contemporary Greece on a tour of Samos Island. Visit a traditional winery, the Temple of Hera, picturesque fishing villages, and a 15th-century monastery. Admire incredible architecture and archaeology and taste regional products.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel lobby or nearby appointed location in Samos
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit at a traditional wine factory and taste Samian wines
  • Discover varied green landscape and picturesque fishing villages
  • See the ancient Greek Temple of Hera and a 15th-century monastery
  • Admire the beautiful mansions in Karlovassi and stop for lunch
  • Walk through the enchanting Valley of Nightingales and have a coffee
Full description
Start the tour by stepping back in time to the Ancient Greek era with a visit to the Temple of Hera. Admire this marvelous feat of construction which dates back to ancient time. Then, head north for a guided tour of the 15th-century Monastery of Megali Panagia, an excellent example of Byzantine Greek architecture. Enjoy a short walk through the traditional mountain village of Pyrgos which is famous for its honey and ceramics for a short walk. After visiting Pyrgos, make an optional stop in the area of Koutsi – an ideal place to take panoramic photos.

After this, visit a traditional winery for a chance to taste some of the famous Samian wines. Continue the tour through the varied green landscape until you reach the 2nd large town on the island called Karlovassi. Stop here for lunch and admire the beautiful neoclassical houses and mansions. 

Next, set off again along the wild and romantic north coast until you reach the enchanting Valley of Nightingales. Enjoy a short walk here and a welcome coffee stop. Finally, finish the tour with a visit to the charming and picturesque fishing village of Kokkari before returning back to Samos Town and Pythagorion where the tour ends. 
Includes
  • Private local licensed guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned modern coach
  • Entrance fees for Hera's Temple
  • Pick-up and drop-off where the tour concludes
What’s Not Included
  • Tour guide at Hera's Temple site
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 2 can join the tour for free
• This tour involves a short amount of walking
• Please bring comfortable shoes, water, and a camera
• To visit the monastery, knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
• The wine tasting at the winery is not available on Sundays
Organized by

MTM dmc Ltd

Product ID: 225648