Pythagorio ferries connect Samos with Aegean Islands, Dodecanese Islands & Ikaria with crossings available to Fournoi (in Aegean Islands), Agathonisi, Arki, Patmos, Lipsi, Leros, Kalymnos, Kos & Rhodes (in Dodecanese Islands) & Agios Kirikos (in Ikaria). Sailings from Pythagorio are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 10 ferry crossings daily from Pythagorio with sailing durations starting from 35 minutes. Our Pythagorio ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Pythagorio is situated on the west coast of the Greek island of Samos, laying to the east of mainland and only a few kilometres away from the Turkish west coast. Many ferry routes depart the port, heading to coastal resorts around Greece and Turkey.
Beautiful landmarks, stunning beaches and a bustling nightlife – Pythagorio is the jewel in Samos’ tourism industry. Whether you want to just bask in the sun and swim in the crystal blue waters, explore historical sites or dance till the early hours of the evening, Pythagorio adheres to every type of visitor. Most choose to sample the endless beaches that decorate the coastline, perfect for whiling away a few hours underneath the Mediterranean sun.
Many Greek towns have incredible beaches, but very few possess the cultural diversity of Pythagorio. The most highly regarded monastery lies in the Moni Spiliani & Cave, a beautiful building which showcases the religious history synonymous with the island. The Castle of Likourgos, Statue of Pythagoras and the Efpalinion Tunnel are typically top of the itinerary for visitors with a penchant for architecture. Most of the historical landmarks are found in the peaceful town centre; for a livelier holiday, the harbour is inundated with clubs, pubs and bars. Luxury yachts line the docks and young people populate the waterfront, it’s nearly impossible to be bored whilst at the famous harbour.
Most choose to travel around Pythagorio by foot, especially in the summer when the weather lends itself to a leisurely stroll. Alternatively, most resorts will supply taxis and transfers for guests.