Flying from Samos
Flights from Samos depart from Samos International Airport (SMI). Located along the southern coast of the island, approximately 4 kilometers from Pythagorio, the airport sees its highest traffic during the summer months.
Samos International Airport Information
Samos International Airport is an efficient and well-equipped facility. Airport services include duty-free shopping and a small of selection refreshment vendors. For those traveling with children, the airport provides a baby room.
You can continue to enjoy your vacation while you are waiting for your flight at Samos Airport, as it offers many modern comforts. Passengers can have a drink at one of the airport bars, enjoy a meal in one of the facility’s full-service restaurants, or relax in the VIP lounge.
Getting to the Airport in Samos
Due to the logistics of the island, it is not possible to take a train to Samos International Airport. The island has a very good KTEL bus service, making it possible for you to take a bus to Samos International Airport without any trouble. Some travelers find it more convenient to hire a taxi to Samos International Airport, which will get you to the airport in approximately 40 to 45 minutes.
Arriving in Cologne
The beautiful city of Cologne holds the proud claim to being the oldest city in Germany, as well one of its most beautiful. With flight deals to Cologne readily available, you can visit the city any time of year, whether you are looking for a fun metropolitan holiday or are traveling on business.
First Time in Cologne
Cologne is a very easy city to traverse, due to its integrated bus, tram, and subway system. Be sure to travel to Cologne’s most popular attractions, including the cathedral and the largest pop art museum outside of America. Many of these are located on the banks of the Rhine, so this would be a good area to start off your exploration.
If you are visiting as a family, don't miss the Chocolate Museum, which is an interesting place to go with children. For music lovers, tickets to Cologne's Kölner Philharmonie are a must.
Making the Most of Your Cologne Holiday
Amazingly for such a popular city, you can find cheap hotels in Cologne at any time of year, even during any of the major festivals throughout the year. airberlin offers free soft drinks and snacks on flights to Cologne.