Pythagorio, the old town of Tigani, is the capital of the Municipality of Pythagorio. It is a beautiful picturesque town, ideal for your stay in the island during your holidays.
The port of Pythagorio, constructed during the reign of Polikrates, is the oldest manmade port of the Mediterranean.
Today thousands of yachts sail there all year round.
The Municipal Services of Pythagorio provide the yachts with fuel, electricity, water and telephone. It also offers information for the sites of the island, cultural events, local festivals and accommodation. Pythagorio boast more than 5500 hotel and motel beds.
The port of Pythagorio with more than 60 local tavernas, bars, cafes and nightclubs is considered as the best nightlife hotspot of Samos.
Every morning hundreds of visitors sail from Pythagorio towards the Coasts of Asia Minor and the ancient Greek Cities of Ionia.
There are also daily excursions with the typical Greek boats, the kaiki, to the amazing remote beaches of Samiopoula, Tsopela, Kako Rema, Kiriakou, Aspros Kavos and others.
Amongst the picturesque narrow roads of Pythagorio we find unique neoclassical buildings, the ruins of the ancient Samos, the Square with the town hall and the archeological collection of the town. Other sites of in and out of Pythagorio are:
- the statue of Pythagoras
- the Castle of Likourgos
- the Church of Metamorphosis
- the Ephpalinos Tunnel
- the Church of Spiliani with its chapel in the cave
- the Roman Baths
- and the lake of Glifada.