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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Afiartis Karpathos


The most southern village in Karpathos island is a small settlement, recommended especially for the surfers.
Avlona Karpathos


The agricultural village of Avlona is one of the most northern villages of Karpathos, on the western slope of a bare mountain.
Poseidon's cave Pigadia, Karpathos sights

Poseidon's Cave

The cave of Poseidon is a natural and a historical sight both in Karpathos, only a few kilometers from Pigadia.
Potali beach Lefkos Karpathos

Potali bay

Potali bay is located only one kilometer from Lefkos, characterized by calm atmospheres and pebbly coast.
Lefkos best beaches in Karpathos

Lefkos north bay

The largest beach of Lefkos is a slightly organized place with fine grey sand and some waves.
Kyra Panagia beach Karpathos Greece

Kyra Panagia beach

Kyra Panagia beach is one of the most picturesque beaches of Karpathos, a true gem of the island, which is surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery.
Arkasa Karpathos


Arkasa is the largest village in the soutwestern part of Karpathos island. The town was built on the ruins of Arkesia, an ancient city which flourished thousands of years ago.
Mega Amoopi beach Megali Ammos Karpathos beaches

Mega Amoopi beach

The largest beach of Amoopi village, called Mega Amoopi is a great place for all members of the family, with shallow and sandy seabed.
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.
Kostas Iliakis Memorial in Karpathos sights

Kostas Iliakis Memorial

The memorial of Kostas Iliakis is dedicated to the air force captain, who was tragically killed in action in 23rd May, 2006, close to Karpathos island.

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Karpathos GUIDE

Karpathos GUIDE