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Kokkari tour

The most picturesque town in Samos

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Kokkari tour
Inserted: 12.09.2021
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The resort of Kokkari is located only about 10 kilometers west of the capital Samos. For most visitors, it is the most picturesque resort on the island. An interesting bay topped by a rock, lined with taverns gives it a really nice atmosphere

Church of Agios Nikolaos in Kokkari

The ideal starting point for a tour of Kokkari is a short walk from the church of Agios Nikolaos, as it has the largest and best available car park in the city.

Church of Agios Nikolaos in Kokkari
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Picturesque streets in Kokkari

Then you can dive into the picturesque streets of the city.

Picturesque streets in Kokkari
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Kokkari - west side

Everything important for the excursionist is located around the built-up bay. The western side of the bay is dominated by a hill with a few trees

Kokkari - west side
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Kokkari - East

East side of another rock. Behind it is another, smaller bay with a beach

Kokkari - East
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Sitting right by the sea

Super romantic is sitting right by the sea. Here, however, it is ideal only after sunset and not during the day in the heat of the sun

Sitting right by the sea
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Typical Greek cuisine on Samos
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Typical Greek cuisine on Samos

On the waterfront there are a number of taverns with a similar menu, which can be found on virtually every Greek island: – Skewer Souvlaki- Gyros- Fish- Seafood- Steaks- Spaghetti Carbonara- Pizza- Musaka

Fight for bread

Fish are used to people throwing away enough bread to them, so there are whole schools of them, which will please especially children

Fight for bread
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Walk to the rock

It is definitely worth walking to the very northwestern end of the city, from where you can continue to the pier with a great view of both Kokkari and the mountains behind it.

Walk to the rock
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Beautiful views of Kokkari

There is a really breathtaking view from the pier

Beautiful views of Kokkari
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The main beach in Kokkari

The western end of the city is bordered by a long and beautiful beach. However, it is windy, so there are often big waves

The main beach in Kokkari
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