The highest situated village of Karpathos is a picturesque, traditional mountain settlement.
Othos lies 520 meters above sea level, on the slopes of the mountains. The houses of Othos are well preserved, lots of them was rebuilt many years ago. If you walk around, you will find many footpaths, that connects the villages nearby - Aperi, Volada and Pyles. In the gardens there are a lot of lemon trees, olives, grapes, plane trees, and pink bougeainvilleas. On the hills you can visit ruins of old windmills, but they are not operating. Othos is a peaceful village, far away from the noisy cities, ideal for hiking.
You can find here a folklore museum - the exhibiton contains paintings, laces, musical instruments, wood carvings, and many more.
In the summer months the locals organize some festivals and traditional feasts.
Excellent views in Othos
Church in Othos
- 12 km to Pigadia
- coordinates: 35.543376, 27.152096
- mountain village