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We drove up in our rental car after a swim at antiamos beac. Travellers are correct in that there... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Peter K
Geneva, Switzerland
Very interesting

We ventured up here one morning by car not knowing what to expect. We were very surprised, it is so... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
louise b
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Village of Sami, Sami 280 80, Greece
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is an evocative place. The ancient dwelling of Sami, now in ruins, related it's own story of a bust!ing settlement, minding its own business, until over run and sacked by the Romans. A small chapel remains, and is used in special feast days, weddings...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Even if you are not into archaeology, do make the effort to climb to the very top of the hill - you can drive most of the way. The views are terrific looking down onto Sami and out to sea to Ithica.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peregrineventures
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We drove up in our rental car after a swim at antiamos beac. Travellers are correct in that there are no well preserved historic monuments here. the site and its history are nevertheless impressive and we did not regret the 15min drive up.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It's an amzing experience to see history closer and contemplate gorgeous views! It is worth a visit for sure. We've been there twice.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alvarocamilo
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I love Greece and all things Greek but this I was very disappointed at. We spent hours walking up all the damn hills on the precarious roads (for godsake hire a car!) in the heat. That was fine, the views awesome. Sign posts to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LipVenom
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We were one of two couples, ranging from 40-50 in age, we walked from Sami in 30 degree heat, we walked around the mountain for a couple of hours and could not find the acropolis. The signs do not give much detail, google maps, Apple...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Had a car and visited the site of the Acropolis, not much left of it now probably due to the earth quake, but if you like seeing these sort of ruins its worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WiganPatty
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We ventured up here one morning by car not knowing what to expect. We were very surprised, it is so pretty. After parking the car on a roadside we walked up to the Acropolis. It is mostly reduced to rubble now, but there are a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank louise b
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We had hired a Jeep and having been to Sami and Antisamos beach we thought we would drive up to see what this was. As others have said more information would of been really useful and perhaps some illustration as to what it originally looked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank waddesdon1964
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Firstly, If you are walking from Sami, I would recommend going early morning or later afternoon as it's a fair trek in hot weather and sensible footwear is advised. Having said that, it's a great walk, first up windy roads and then up country paths...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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There is a good path from Sami to the ruins (Fanentes monastery) and then to Sami acropolis. Enter the website topoguide.gr, got to Regions/Ionian islands/Kefalonia topic and look for the "Sami-acropolis of Sami" trail. Or... More