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Samothrace is a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea. It is a municipality within the Evros regional unit of Thrace. The island is 17 km long and is 178 km² in size and has a population of 2,859. Its main industries are fishing and tourism. Resources on the island include granite and basalt.

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Fengari, also known as Saos is the tallest mountain in the Aegean island of Samothrace, Greece, with an elevation of 1,611 metres.

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Samothraki is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the part of the Thracian Sea, between Imbros and Thasos. With its lush nature, transparent waters, and exuberant gorges, Samothraki is for nature lovers the paradise on earth. This Greek pearl enjoys a temperate climate favorable to live magical moments. Discover the lake of Gria Vathra, 1.2 miles (2 km) from Therma, with its dazzling clear waterfalls. Here you can relax, bathe and feel the softness and freshness of the crystal clear water that gushes out at an impressive speed. You will be surprised that such wonders still exist!

Built in an amphitheater, on the side of the mount Saos and overhanging the sea at a height of 1000 feet (300 m), Chora, the capital of Samothraki, deserves to be seen. You will be literally dazzled by its beautiful cobbled alleys and medieval ruins, but even more by the attractive and traditional architecture of the typical two levels houses. You will also have the pleasure of visiting a Byzantine-style castle built in the 10th century. The folklore museum located near the Dormition Church of the Holy Mother of God is not to be outdone in this wonderful setting. You will be fascinated!

The island of Samothraki has its own reason for existence because it has many beaches with enchanting scenery where you can bask. The most beautiful are among others those of Fonias, Kipos, Palaiopoli, the beautiful Pachia Amos, and the sandy and palmy beach of Vatos.

If you are looking for the history of Samothraki, then you must visit the sanctuary of the great gods located near Loutra. It became famous as early as the 4th century BC. Come and take a tour and your thirst for knowledge will be satisfied!

Samothraki is an ideal place to enjoy the sea air and visit Greek sanctuaries and forums, you will be amazed by so many wonders. The best travel experience in Samothraki, Greece is definitely the beach. It is absolutely beautiful and the water is so clear. There are also many great restaurants and cafes to relax in after a long day of swimming.


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How to get to Samothraki?

The only ferry to Samothraki is from the port of Alexandroupoli on the east side of the mainland. Another option is to fly from Athens to the small airport of Alexandroupoli. The ferry ride to Samothraki takes less than two hours, and you will arrive at the port of Kamariotissa. 

There are different ways to get around Samothraki, public transport is not well served and is irregular so don't rely on it to take you from one place to another you will lose time. Otherwise, cabs are a good option, but there it is very common to hitchhike, the locals will be happy to take you on their way.

Depending on what you are looking for, Samothraki offers various accommodations. Traditional Houses Atzanou in Chora is highly rated. A good option to stay near the port is Niki Beach Hotel, a modern hotel with a pool in Kamariotissa. Samothraki Village is a small complex with two swimming pools, close to the sea, and close to the port. There are also many campsites and Airbnb.

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