Karpathos Island Villages
Karpathos Island Villages

Karpathos Island Villages (10)

The villages of Karpathos form two circles, which make the tour of the island. Beginning from Pigadia you can follow the way up to Aperi, pass from Volada, continue to Othos following the mountainside of the highest mountain of the island, Lastos.The longer circle excludes the villages Volada, Othos and Pyles. From Aperi instead of turning left to Volada, Othos and Pyles, the visitor can follow the road to the right and head to the north part of the island.

Aperi Village

Just 8 km from the capital is the hilly village Aperi. It used to be the island’s capital from 1700 to 1892. Here the first high school of the island…

Arkasa Village

Arkasa is located 16km from Pigadia at the west coast. It is built on two hills overlooking the sea and impresses with its green nature, stunning beaches and important historic…

Menetes Village

Gorgeous village is built around the banks of hill Prophet Elias at an altitude of 350 meters and approximately. Characteristics are the church of the Assumption built at the edge…

Mesochori Village

Mesochori is the village in the middle of the island around 34 km from the capital. It is an incredibly pittoresque village and in order to get there visitors follow…

Olympos Village

Olympos is a very famous village for its traditions and folklore. It is located 58 kilometers from the capital of Karpathos. The village is reachable by the main paved road…

Othos Village

The hilly village of Othos is built at an altitude of 510 meters which keeps it always breezy. Located immediately after Volada and 12km from the Pigadia it has one…

Pigadia Town

Located in the southeast part of the island is the capital and main port known as Karpathos or Pigadia. The name comes from the many springs that existed in the…

Pyles Village

Piles is one of the smaller villages, situated in the western side of the Island and has a panoramic view to the neighboring historical island of Kasos and the mountains…

Spoa VIllage

Spoa is 350 meters high, located at the narrowest point of the island and 24 km from the main town. The about 200 residents see from here both: the sunrise…

Volada Village

Volada is located about 10 km from the main town and at 440 meters above sea level, between the villages Aperi and Othos. The village has about 300 inhabitants and…
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