On the southwestern side of Karpathos island there was built is a small church of Ag. Theodoros, or Άγιος Θεόδωρος in Greek.
The church of Agios Theodoros is best known in Karpathos for Agios Theodoros beach (Paralia Agios Theodoros, Παραλία Άγιος Θεόδωρος) and its interesting surroundings, which are totally different than other parts of Karpathos. To reach Agios Theodoros church just drive south on the asphalted road from Arkasa, which is the nearest settlement about 7 kilometers away.
At the end of the road there is a small family restaurant known as Taverna “Agios Theodoros”, and the church is situated on its west side, just a few steps away. The tiny church of Ag. Theodoros (Άγιος Θεόδωρος) has whitewashed walls and built in typical Greek Orthodox style, with blue painted roof and a small bell.
From the plains of the southern areas of Karpathos there can be seen the mountains of Kasos island, which is situated just about 6,1 kilometers away from here.
Interesting beaches nearby Agios Theodoros beach (Paralia Agios Theodoros, Παραλία Άγιος Θεόδωρος) just a few steps from the church, Araki beach, and Agrilapotamos beach (Paralia Agrialopotamos, Παραλία Αγριαλοποταμος) which is the number one choice of the kitesurfers in Karpathos island, Greece.
Agios Theodoros church additional info
- Known as: Agioi Theodoroi church, Ag. Teodoros, Άγιος Θεόδωρος
- Location: near Arkasa, about 22 kilometers from Pigadia
- Karpathos, 857 00, Greece
- Coordinates: 35.445860, 27.081943
- Access: asphalted road