Samos, Greece

Enjoy a lushly vegetated island with intimate sandy beaches, bays and a Mediterranean climate.

Book a flight to Samos, the green emerald of the Aegean Sea. This fantastic island lies off the coast of Turkey and is perfect for spending the day floating in the azure blue sea. The nature on Samos is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, also making it perfect for hiking. Enjoy a landscape filled with grape groves, olive trees and pine trees. And how about a visit to the Valley of the Nightingales? Here you will find hiking trails through green woods with meandering streams. At night, you can hear the nightingales sing. A memorable experience!

Fly to the legends of Samos!

Curious about the history of Samos? Great! This island has more to offer than just beautiful sandy beaches, quiet bays and green woods. The legendary Hera, mathematician Pythagoras and 4th century B.C. philosopher Epicurus were all from Samos. The capital city of Vathy and city of Pythagorieo are home to impressive museums and statues of the legends. Fly to Samos and discover this beautiful green island for yourself! We’ve put together a list of attractions and sights of Samos just for you.

Practical information

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.  

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer time +3) 
On Samos, it is 1 hour later than it is in the Netherlands.


The currency used in Samos is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Samos lasts approximately 3.5 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.