Traveler's Guide

East Macedonia & Thrace

City of Samothrace


Declared as a preserved traditional settlement and located amphitheatrically on the slopes of Mount Saos, Chora is the capital of the island of Samothrace. Traditional houses, cobbled alleys, flowery terraces and a beautiful sunset render the stroll in Chora a special experience. In Chora you can find the tower of Gatelouza, the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary as well as the Folklore Museum. Painting galleries, shops with handicrafts, excellent food and special pastries are a constant attraction for visitors. Do not miss the traditional festival on August the 15th where plenty of people gather to dance and celebrate.

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