"the mountain island" Samothraki Island by magdaki
Samothraki Island Travel Guide: 86 reviews and 131 photos
Samothraki is not your typical greek island. It is more like a mountain that accidentally happens to be surrounded by sea. Its beauty is not in its beaches but in its rivers. And the best meals it has to offer are not fish and other sea food, but goat cheese and goat meat.
Of course you can find anything you need to know about this island in my tips... but just in case, here is a couple of very useful links: http://www.greek-islands.eu.com/samothraki.html
If what you have in mind is Myconos and Santorini, don't go to Samothraki.. If what you are looking for is intense night life and clubbing you will be dissappointed. If you dream of golden sand beaches you should look elsewhere for them. This island really knows how to hide its treasures, that's why it hasn't been completely spoiled by tourism yet. You have to sweat in order to find its beauties, but the reward is breathtaking!
- Pros:amazingly beautiful
- Cons:there aren't any
- In a nutshell:the gardens of Eden
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