Karpathos Island

Karpathos is located in the Southern Aegean Sea, between Crete and Rhodes. It is the second largest island of the Dodecanese, after Rhodes.
Karpathos has not surrendered yet to mass tourism and therefore still retains a genuine, natural and authentic beauty.


Karpathos is considered the paradise of folklore and culture.

In the mountains and seas of Karpathos live endangered rare species of birds and mammals, such as the Falcon Eagle, Gull, the seal monachus-monachus, dolphins …

The inhabitants of Karpathos maintain with respect and pride and devotion the habits and traditions of their ancestors. Maintaining traditions goes through their daily lives, this impresses the guests , as they feel that they are turning back in time. Viewing images and habits of the distant past. It gives guests the opportunity to learn about life and how people live in Karpathos.
The festivals of Karpathos are the most famous and genuine. Festivals are dominated by traditional music and local dances.
The traditional food is prepared on the spot and offered to all in common tables
Karpathos has 160 km of coastline which has scenic, painted blue beaches. Countless beaches…some organized and others that are lonely.
Some of the twelve villages of Karpathos are perched on mountainsides and others next to the sea. The cafes and lively taverns of the small villages offer genuine hospitality and authentic karpathian flavors.
The churches and the early Christian and Byzantine churches are scattered throughout the island.
Guests though are mostly impressed by the continuous breathtaking alternation of landscapes from one region to another of Karpathos.
We can give you the description of the beaches, villages, traditional cuisine, hospitality of the people, BUT the thing we just can not describe here is the … superb atmosphere of the island of Karpathos.

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