Samothrace Town is tucked into the mountain 6km above the port, Kamariotissa. It was built here to avoid pirate raids in the Medieval ages. It is a lovely capital with narrow streets that wind through the hillside town. Tavernas, cafes, shops and some hotels and rooms to let are located here, as well as the ruins of a castle and the Folklore Museum. Charming fact: the houses here are built in such a way as to not block sunlight to neighboring houses and buildings.