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Preparing your trip to Samos: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. The island o Samos is connected with other Dodecanese islands which can be reached by boat. Tourists being not limited in time should necessarily add visiting of neighboring islands to the schedule of their vacation on Samos. The islands have plenty of worth visiting landmarks and sites as well.
2. Tourists visiting the island for the first time are strongly recommended to get a map of the Samos island. The maps are provided free in the airport or these can be bought in any news stall. A cost of an island map will not exceed 1.5Euro. The map is provided free to those tourists who rent a car.
3. Despite summer temperature range hovering between 30C and 35C the heat is well tolerable on the island due to a cool wind. Tourists should always apply sun protecting means as it is possible to get sunburn even during city exploration.
4. Almost all the local beaches are well equipped for comfortable leisure. All the popular coastal areas host small restaurants and cozy cafes. At extra cost tourists can rent sun umbrellas and lounge chairs in one of beach rental centers. A cost of a day of rent will not exceed 3 Euro.
5. Tourists planning active leisure and a rich touring program are advised to rent a car. The system of public transportation is presented by buses however they run in rather large intervals. Copyright
6. A taxi will be a good alternative to public transport. A taxi can be taken from a special parking lot. Raising a hand to stop a car in the street will not work as this way of catching a taxi is not into common practice of local folks. Even if a taxi cab is free it will not stop. A taxi car can be rented for a whole day. A cost of the service will be about 40 Euro.
7. Tourists are offered more than two dozens of exciting routes. The best time to set off for nature sites and attractions exploration is early morning. As a rule a common duration of a trip is several hours, that is why tourists are recommended to take some water and snacks.
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8. Planning a vacation on Samos tourists should have comfortable shoes as one will not be able to endure long exploration of the local sights in misfit shoes. To visit beaches and seaside tourists will need special beach footwear as far not all the beaches of Samos feature ultimate cleanness.
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Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

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Construction lasted less than 300 years. The temple was completely burned by Gyrostat, and then restored. A few years later it was sacked by the Goths. Finally, the temple has been destroyed in the 4th century, and a Christian church was built in its place. The ephesus temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis was one of the most majestic in ancient Greece. According to historical records, a large part of the funds for its construction were donated by Croesus, the king of Lydia. He personally wrote an inscription on several pillars of the temple that scientists discovered subsequently. … Read further

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