Karpathos travel guide with the best beaches and sights of Karpathos Greece

Welcome to Karpathos, Greece!

Karpathos - The island of natural beauty.

Karpathos island is a beautiful gem of the Aegean Sea, home of breathtaking landscapes and amazing beaches. An amazing Greek island with ancient traditions, beautiful beaches, and a lot of hidden gems.  Karpathos is a great destination for summer holidays in Greece, and also for tours in spring or in autumn. This tiny island offers a lots of wonderful experiences and unforgettable memories for its visitors.

Karpathos travel guide

There are so many beaches in Karpathos which are listed among the best beaches in Greece, the exceptional natural attractions and the interesting historical sights provide plenty of discoveries. Karpathos island has easy access, because there are several ferries, domestic and international flights which arrive to Karpathos from many countries of Europe. Read our Karpathos travel GUIDE, like our Facebook page, and fall in love with Karpathos, with this beautiful Greek island!

Karpathos weather

Karpathos weather

The weather of Karpathos is true mediterranean, characterized by hot summers and mild winters. The climate of the island is similar to other Greek islands in the area of the Aegean Sea. Karpathos is perfect for a summer holiday, because from late May till September the days are hot and dry, in this period the chance of the rainfall is absolutely minimal. 
Karpathos island travel guide, about Karpathos

About Karpathos

Karpathos (Κάρπαθος in Greek language) is located in Greece, in the Aegean Sea. The island is one of the most beautiful Greek islands due to its high mountains, steep cliffs and turquoise coloured beaches. The area of Karpathos island is quite small, but it is still the second largest among Dodecanese islands, and has the highest peak called Kali Limni.  Karpathos is far famous from its...
Why visit Karpathos

Why visit Karpathos?

Why is this tiny Greek island one of the best choices for a holiday in Greece? Karpathos is not as crowded than other resorts in the Mediterranean, and this make this island so special among several Greek islands. The calm atmospheres combined with the exceptional beauty of nature can be find here yet. If you spend your holiday in Karpathos, you can see so many beautiful natural attractions,...
Boat trips and excursions in Karpathos

Boat trips

One of the best activities in Karpathos are the boat trips, which depart from the ports of the island in the morning hours.
Karpathos kitesurf


Kitesurf is an interesting version of surfing, and in Karpathos island there are some great kitesurf spots.
Karpathos windsurf


Karpathos island has exceptional windsurf capabilites, and visited by hundreds of surfers each year. The island hosted also a windsurf world championship!
Karpathos ferry information, ferries to Karpathos

Ferries to Karpathos

Karpathos ferry information - Ferries to Karpathos island
Karpathos airport

Karpathos airport (AOK)

The airport of Karpathos is a small, but modern airport in the southern side of the island. 

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Chapels and churches in Karpathos island

Chapels in Karpathos

The chapels and small churches can be find almost everywhere in Karpathos, from the southern tip of the island to the northernmost point.
Othos mountain village in Karpathos


Othos is the highest-lying village in the mountains of Karpathos, and it is a picturesque, traditional mountain settlement.
Avlona Karpathos


The agricultural village of Avlona is one of the most northern villages of Karpathos, on the western slope of a bare mountain.
Agios Nikolaos - Arkasa beach Karpathos

Agios Nikolaos beach (Arkasa)

Agios Nikolaos beach is the main beach of Arkasa village, which offers soft golden sand, usually big waves, and a slightly organized area.
Michaliou Kipos beach at Karpathos airport

Michaliou Kipos beach

At the western end of Karpathos airport there are some nice small bays with emerald waters, one of them is called Michaliou Kipos beach.
Agrilaopotamos beach, Karpathos windsurf and kitesurf best place

Agrilaopotamos beach

Agrilaopotamos beach is well known in the community of kitesurf, because this beach is a paradise for them with strong winds and calm atmospheres.
Menetes church, Karpathos

Kimissis Tis Theotokou (Menetes)

The most famous church of Menetes was built on a steep cliff, in the eastern side of the village.
Karpathos north beaches, Agio Minas beach - Nati beach - Forokli

The north beaches of Karpathos

The north beaches of Karpathos are the most secluded beaches of the island, which offer idyllic landscapes and relaxing atmospheres.
Agios Nikolaos Karpathos

Agios Nikolaos (Spoa)

This tiny fishing village in Karpathos island is located in the shade of the northeastern mountains. Agios Nikolaos is known well as the port of Spoa village, which lies only a few kilometers away, on the hills.
Sokastro island next to Lefkos


The small islet next to Lefkos is called Sokastro, and it mostly known by its Byzantian ruins.

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