Whatever you cannot reach easily becomes a lust. Whatever is isolated from modern lifestyle hides a mystery. Wherever people welcome you with warmth reminds something from the old Greece. This is Karpathos. An island near the borders, full of contrasts. It is the second largest island of the Dodecanese islands' complex, set between Rhodes and Crete. Figure oblong, mountainous terrain, just a sharp ridge on the continental shelf of the Aegean Sea with an undeniable personality. It offers everything generously! Numerous and uncontaminated beaches, wild and inaccessible mountains, pure traditions that last until nowadays through customs of villages, such as Olympos, Menetes, Piles, archaeological wealth inherited from the years of the ancient “Tetrapolis” (Four Cities). Works and days of people who gave the island its unique identity, over there, in mitata (stone huts) and windmills, farmlands and anchorages. Furthermore, a diffuse tidiness and nobility and a tourist infrastructure that meets the needs of the most discerning visitor.
Karpathos also has an international airport, which is connected by regular flights throughout the year, to “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport of Athens. The flight lasts about an hour. Flights are also scheduled to and from Thessaloniki, Sitia (Crete), Rhodes and Kasos. During summer there are direct flights from many European citie
Being the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, Karpathos Island provides its travellers with a wide range of activities to do in nature. It has, among others, some of the best beaches to enjoy windsurfing, well-developed hiking trails to explore the beauties of the island as well as an impressive underwater world that awaits adven