Samos is a Greek island which is very touristic as there are many facilities and various activities on the island. Samos island takes its name from its capital Samos which was called Vathi in the earlier times. The island is very close to Turkish mainland. The tourist season on the island starts in May and starting from May island gets very crowded with tourists from all around the world. Samos is best known for being the birthplace of Pythagoras although he left this place at an earlier age. Because of this reason, many places, hotels and tavernas took their names from him like the town called Pythagoreion. From this fact, it can also be understood that the island has a long history dating back to ancient times. The island is also mythologically important as Hera is said to be born here. That is why the remians of a temple dedicated to her can be found on the island. It is also one of the fascinating places that needs to be visited.
Another important place is the tunnel of Eupalinos which is located in Pythagoreion. The main port of the island is Vathi, which is also called Samos. There are two other ports that are called Karlovassi and Pythagoreion. As the island is touristically very developed, there are all sorts of transporation on it. There are busses, rental agencies and taxis that can be used. Samos is an island where nobody gets bored. There are numerous beaches to spend the day swimming or sunbathing or there are watersports facilities for people who are interested in waterskiing etc. There are many hiking or climbing routes or even organized adventure tours or eco-tours.Yacht charter Greece offers you all of this. If you want the perfect holiday, sailing to Greek islands is your answer. Yacht charter turkey is what everyone should try at least once in a life time.