In the North of Samos, between Kokkari and Karlovassi you find the Valley of the nightingales, and on top, the village of Manolates. After about a mile after you get off the mainroad towards the Valley, on a car park in front of a taverna. From here you can take a walk around this beautiful valley. No traffic of cars is allowed.Many of the houses are decorated with pots of flowers. In the main street of the village you'll find most tavernas and shops.