Samos is large and populous island situated north of the Dodecanese famous for being the birthplace of Pythagoras and Epicurus. And ‘separate from Anatolia (Turkey) by a narrow channel about a mile wide.
Although it is mainly mountainous, Samos has several relatively large and fertile plains that they grow vineyards and orange groves and is famous for the production Ouzo, the typical greek liqueur made from anise.
Pythagorion is the main port on the south coast of Samos and one of the ports of embarkation of our cruises. The town is quaint and full of life and is a few kilometers from the airport. It has a beautiful small inner harbour and a large outer harbor in which is possible to anchor.