Villages in Karpathos island

What are the most beautiful villages in Karpathos? Which villages can't be missed during a visit in Karpathos island? Travel guide to the villages, towns and seaside resorts.

Discover the picturesque villages of Karpathos in Greece, where hidden gems are awaiting for visitors! The best seaside resorts, fishing villages and mountain settlements are very special places with interesting history, traditional houses and panoramic views. Let't take a look below.

Take a pleasant walk in Pigadia (Karpathos town), the capital of Karpathos, which is a charming small town in Greece with taverns, shops, and unique atmospheres. Visit Olymbos (Olympos), where ancient traditions are preserved and known as a living folklore museum of Greece.

Enjoy the views of the famous seaside resorts, Kato Lefkos or Amoopi, where the sea is crystal clear and characterized by millions of turquoise and emerald colours. Relax in the fishing villages of Finiki or Agios Nikolaos, and taste the local cuisine. Karpathos island is far famous for its mountain villages, so it's definitely worth to see Aperi, Volada, Othos, Pyles, Menetes and Mesochori villages. There are also special settlements also, where Afiartis (Kipi Afirti) is the home of windsurf, Arkasa (Arcesin) is well known for its archeological findings, Diafani for hiking routes, or Avlona for its agricultural significance.

For apartments and hotels of Karpathos just click here, where you can find photos and guest reviews also. (don't worry, opens in a new window)

Now let's see the travel guides to the villages of Karpathos island, Greece!

Karpathos Amoopi Ammopi Lakki

Amoopi (Ammopi, Lakki)

Amoopi is a small seaside resort of Karpathos island with several amazing beaches, just a few kilometers away from the capital, Pigadia. The village is known by many names: Amoopi, Ammopi, Lakki, Λακκί indicate the same place, depending on the map you are looking at. Due to its varied beaches and to the short distance …

Amoopi (Ammopi, Lakki) Read More…

Pigadia (Karpathos town) guide

Pigadia (Karpathos town)

The beautiful capital of Karpathos island, Pigadia (Karpathos town, Κάρπαθος) is an amazing small town in Greece with charming port, picturesque promenade, great taverns, coffee bars, supermarkets and souvenir stores. Pigadia is also the largest town in Karpathos, which offer the most tourist services for visitors in the island. Where to find Pigadia in Karpathos …

Pigadia (Karpathos town) Read More…

Travel guide to Olymbos Karpathos Greece

Olymbos (Olympos)

Olymbos is one of the most famous villages in Karpathos island and also in Greece, which offers interesting history, ancient traditions and amazing panoramic views for its visitors. The village is usually described a ‘living folklore museum of Greece’, and Olymbos (Όλυμπος) is definitely one of the best sights of Karpathos. Where to find Olymbos …

Olymbos (Olympos) Read More…

Aperi village Karpathos Greece

Aperi

Aperi is a traditional mountain village in Karpathos island Greece, which was the capital of the island many years ago. What to see and what to do Aperi? What are the best sights here, and why should you visit Aperi in Karpathos? Where to find Aperi (Απέρι) in Karpathos island Aperi village is located just …

Aperi Read More…

Agios Nikolaos Karpathos of Spoa guide

Agios Nikolaos (Spoa)

Agios Nikolaos is a tiny fishing village in Karpathos island, which is located in the shade of the northeast mountains. Ag. Nikolaos (Άγ. Νικόλαος in Greek) is known also as the port of Spoa (Σπόα), a larger village a few kilometers away above the hills. Where to find Agios Nikolaos in Karpathos The capital of …

Agios Nikolaos (Spoa) Read More…

Afiartis Karpathos Greece windsurf

Afiartis (Kipi Afiarti)

The small village of Karpathos is also known as Kipi Afiarti or Κήποι Αφιαρτη in Greek, and it is southernmost village in the island. Afiartis is recommended especially for windsurfers, because the beaches of the area are quite windy and offer the best surfing options. Where is Afiartis (Kipi Afiarti) located in Karpathos? Afiartis is …

Afiartis (Kipi Afiarti) Read More…

Arkasa Arcesin Karpathos island Greece

Arkasa (Arcesine)

Arkasa is one of the largest villages in Karpathos island, and it is known as Arcesine, or Αρκάσα in Greek. The town is located in the southwest, about 15 kilometers to Pigadia and 11 kilometers to the airport of Karpathos. Guide to Arkasa (Arcesine) in Karpathos This town is one of the oldest settlements in …

Arkasa (Arcesine) Read More…

Lefkos Karpathos

Lefkos (Kato Lefkos)

Lefkos is a picturesque fishing village in Karpathos island with the best beaches of the area, located on the west coast. The small village is usually known as Kato Lefkos or Κάτω Λευκός in Greek, because this seaside resort was just a small port of Lefkos village for decades. Where to find Lefkos in Karpathos …

Lefkos (Kato Lefkos) Read More…

Diafani village Karpathos Greece

Diafani

Diafani is a charming, mid-size coastal settlement located in the northeast side of Karpathos, and it has the second largest port of the island. The village is a popular destination for boat cruises which depart from Pigadia, because some excursions to Olymbos go through Diafani. About Diafani village in Karpathos island Diafani (Διαφάνι in Greek) …

Diafani Read More…

Guide to Finiki village in Karpathos island Greece

Finiki

Finiki, or Φοινίκι in Greek is a quite small, but very lovely fishing village on the west coast of Karpathos island, near Arkasa. The tiny Finiki village is one of the small gems of Karpathos island, with whitewashed houses and famous fish taverns. Travel guide to Finiki village in Karpathos, Greece This interesting village belongs …

Finiki Read More…

Scroll to Top