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Samos Greece

Samos in Greece, the birthplace of the great Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, the philosopher Epicurus and the astronomer Aristarchus, is one of the islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea and one of the sunniest places in Europe. It is located only 1.300 meters away from the coasts of Asia Minor and it has an area of 477 km2. The island is mountainous with the highest peak in 1,434 meters and it has mild and wet climate in winter and dry in summer. There are also many large and fertile plains and a great portion of the area is covered with vineyards from which the great Samina muscat wine is made. There are many remarkable archaeological sites such as the Eupalinian aqueduct which is the second earliest tunnel in history to be dug from both ends in a methodical manner and today is regarded as one of the masterpieces of ancient engineering. Along with the Heraion temple they are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There is a National Airport with frequent flights from Athens, Thessaloniki. There are also daily ferries in summer and less often on winter from Piraeus Port, Kavala, Ikaria, Fournoi, Patmos, Mytilene, Chios, Kalymnos, Kos, Leros, Mykonos, Tinos, Syros, Paros and Kusadasi of Turkey.
Useful information: 
Municipality +302273350100 | Airport +302273087800 | General Hospital +302273083100 | Police Station +302273022100 | Port-Authority +302273027318 | Tourist Office (EOT) +302273028582 | Bus Service (KTEL) +302273027262
Samos Island
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