Pythagorion – Your Samos Destination

Pythagorion is one of the most beautiful towns of Samos island and owes its name to the famous mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras, the statue of whom stands at the harbor of the village depicting its famous theorem. It is located on the southeastern side of the island, 12km away from Vathy town, the capital of Samos. It is worth noting that Pythagorion is the main tourist destination of the island, where plenty of yachts, sailing and fishing boats moor in the picturesque harbor. You can taste and enjoy the local cuisine with the accompaniment of fine delicacies in traditional taverns and café-bars popping up everywhere in small squares and narrow alleys. Also, the market of town offers all the products and services that the visitors may need.

Near the town you will find the most remarkable sights of the island, such as the tunnel of Eupalinos,  the monastery of Panagia Spiliani, the castle of Lykourgos Logothetis and the archaeological museum. You can also visit Ireon of Samos, a very important archaeological site, with sanctuaries dedicated to the ancient goddess Hera, about 8km away in the west of Pythagorion. In addition, the existence of remarkable museums, the organization of many exhibitions (painting, photography etc.), mainly in summer period, as well as international conferences, international radiation lectures (philosophy, sciences, arts, new technologies, archeology etc.) and the organization of festivals (theater, music etc.) are a magnet for thousands of visitors.

Driving Directions from Samos Airport to Potokaki Beach Front Hotel

Hotel direction is 2 Km. Take the exit towards Pythagorion town (to the right). Go straight on Pythagorion road for 1 Km. Make a right towards Potokaki beach. Drive for 1 Km straight. Transfer is also available upon request.

Local Attractions

  • Pythagorion commercial Street
  • Pythagorion Archaeological Museum
  • Statue of Pythagoras
  • Efpalinus Tunnel
  • Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis
  • Roman Baths
  • Temple of Hera
  • Pythagorion Port
  • Samiopoula island
  • Ephesus (Turkey)
  • Cave of Apocalypse (Patmos)