Try the local delicious cheese pies and sweets with honey and nuts.
15th of August in Patmos
This day, dedicated to one of the biggest religious orthodox celebrations, acquires even more importance is Patmos.
Day tripping in nearby islets
Visit Patmos’ neighbouring islets and enjoy the natural beauty and the tranquility.
Monastery of Agios Ioannis Theologos (St John the Theologian)
Dominating the top of the hill in Patmos’ Chora, this grey-wall imposing complex resembles a mysterious fortress that contrasts beautifully with the whitewashed houses below.
Monastery of the Apocalypse
Religious or not, this is the number one attraction in Patmos, among the best of all the Greek islands.
Dance, trance& more
The Samothraki Dance Festival is a must for electronic music fans. It is held every August and attracts many visitors. The municipality of the island also organizes a series of cultural events titled “Kaveiria”.
The well-known delicious goat kid meat of Samothraki is served everywhere on the island. You can also try praousti (a type of fruit), which is the local syrup sweet.
From the chapel of Panagia Krimniotissa, built on a steep cliff, you can enjoy a spectacular view of Samothraki, especially in sunset.
Activities for all
Thanks to its superb morphology, Samothraki is ideal for many types of activities, such as trekking, canyoning, climbing, mountain bike and kayak. If you feel more laid-back, try bird watching, as well as spa and wellness at the island’s famous hot springs.
Swimming in vathres (water pools)
It is, indeed, a unique experience. Samothraki’s most famous river stream of Fonias (eng “Murderer”) forms the island’s tallest waterfall of Klidosi (35m) and many vathres of varying access difficulty.