Our most recommended things to do in Samos

Samos: Boat Tour with BBQ Lunch to Samiopoula

1. Samos: Boat Tour with BBQ Lunch to Samiopoula

Enjoy a day of cruising and fun on this pirate style boat tour. Escape the crowds of Samos and chill as you sail along the Aegean Sea. Experience an unforgettable day as you sail to one of the most picturesque islands on the south of Samos Island, Samiopoula. This small yet enchanting island only has five people living on it. Soak up the glorious Greek weather on the white sandy beach, before you set sail to Kakorema beach. Cruise along the wild cliffs and drop anchor at a romantic bay. Cool off in the refreshing turquoise waters, if you like. Feeling hungry? No worries, indulge in a delicious BBQ lunch on the beautiful beach of Kakorema. Listen to Greek music play from the boat and participate in a sirtaki (Greek dance) on the sands of this beautiful secluded beach.

From Kusadasi: Roundtrip Ferry to Samos with Hotel Transfer

2. From Kusadasi: Roundtrip Ferry to Samos with Hotel Transfer

When joining our Kusadasi Samos Tour, expect to spend a day in a Greek island, and to explore everything that has to offer! Your excursion begins in the morning, with a transfer to the port. It is important to remember that for this trip, you will need a valid passport. For the purposes of our Kusadasi Samos Tour, you will embark on a spacious ferry, and cross the Aegean Sea. The journey takes, almost one hour, during which you can get some nice views over the infamous blue waters. Upon your arrival at the port of Samos, and after finishing the passport control, you are free to spend the day as you wish. Samos is famous for having a bit of everything, and due to the island’s size, you can expect to find all sorts of options. As an island, Samos has multiple bays where you can unwind, soak up the sun, and swim in turquoise waters. It doesn’t matter if you prefer crowded, or secluded bays, as in Samos you can find both, and enjoy the best swimming experience. If you are really into sightseeing, Samos won’t disappoint you! The island was the birthplace of the famous ancient mathematician, Pythagoras. Therefore, you can tour around, and visit some ancient sites, and museums to unfold the history, and receive interesting information about him. During the day, don’t forget to stroll around the charming villages of the island, admire the architecture, and interact with the locals. To get a better understanding of the island’s lifestyle and culture, visit one of the many tavernas, and taste some typical Greek recipes. This full day excursion finishes in the afternoon. The ferry will transfer you back to the port of Kusadasi, where a comfortable car will be waiting. Upon your arrival back at your hotel, expect to be full of amazing memories from your day in a Greek island.

Greece: Europe eSim Mobile Data Plan

3. Greece: Europe eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Greece hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Greece and another 43 European regions (full list below). Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Network coverage: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and Vatican City. Carriers to use in Greece: T-Mobile (Cosmote), Vodafone, and Wind

Samos: Full-Day Guided Island Bus Tour

4. Samos: Full-Day Guided Island Bus Tour

Start the tour by stepping back in time to the Ancient Greek era with a visit to the Temple of Hera. Admire this marvelous feat of construction which dates back to ancient time. Then, head north for a guided tour of the 15th-century Monastery of Megali Panagia, an excellent example of Byzantine Greek architecture. Enjoy a short walk through the traditional mountain village of Pyrgos which is famous for its honey and ceramics for a short walk. After visiting Pyrgos, make an optional stop in the area of Koutsi – an ideal place to take panoramic photos. After this, visit a traditional winery for a chance to taste some of the famous Samian wines. Continue the tour through the varied green landscape until you reach the 2nd large town on the island called Karlovassi. Stop here for lunch and admire the beautiful neoclassical houses and mansions.  Next, set off again along the wild and romantic north coast until you reach the enchanting Valley of Nightingales. Enjoy a short walk here and a welcome coffee stop. Finally, finish the tour with a visit to the charming and picturesque fishing village of Kokkari before returning back to Samos Town and Pythagorion where the tour ends. 

Samos Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

5. Samos Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

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4.3 / 5

based on 867 reviews

We were a group of 7 attending this activity . The weather on the day was really sunny with no wind making the experience excellent. The trip, the transfer and overall experience was pretty good . We enjoyed the day visiting the abandoned village and the volcano. Highly recommended this trip and is a must when visiting Kos

It's worth it! Great mix of volcano and village visit. We found the time allocation perfect and entertaining. We had booked the English tour and luckily we were able to spontaneously switch to the German group on site. Our tour guide Kiki was enthusiastic and great!

Well organized, nice people. Great food with a mega beach atmosphere. Swimming in 2 different bays and jumping into the sea was also great. We can only recommend!!!! Super easy booking.

Very friendly tour guide. Everything totally easy and understandable. Strict time table but well organized. We're happy we participated!

Smooth trip and beautiful village and gorgeous volcano!