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.

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

Karpathos villages

Guide to the best villages, towns of Karpathos island, Greece with photos.

Kyra Panagia village Karpathos

Kyra Panagia

A gem of Karpathos, Kyra Panagia is one of the most beautiful villages of the island, a small, but beautiful seaside resort. The secret is its exceptional location, because the the apartments and hotels are surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery and one of the most picturesque beaches in Greece. Visitors of Kyra Panagia (you can […]

Kyra Panagia

Menetes village Karpathos Greece


In Karpathos Menetes is one of the important mountain villages, which is characterized by traditional houses, flowered balconies and narrow streets. The location the village is also beautiful, so it’s a great place on the island with some important sights of the area. Menetes village is situated about 8 kilometers southwest from Pigadia, which means

Menetes

Mesochori village in Karpathos island Greece


Mesochori village is located on the western slopes of the high mountains in Karpathos, about 29 kilometers away from Pigadia. Mesochori (also known as Mesohori or Μεσοχώρι in Greek language) is a traditional mountain village with whitewashed houses and many narrow alleys, which are surrounded by lush vegetation. In the area there a lot of

Mesochori

Othos Village Karpathos island Greece


Othos is the highest-lying village in the mountains of Karpathos, and it is one of the most picturesque, traditional mountain settlements of this island. The village is located just 12 kilometers away from Pigadia, the road leads through Aperi and Volada villages. Othos (Όθος in Greek language) is situated about 520 meters above sea level

Othos

Pyles (Piles) Karpathos

Pyles (Piles)

The small village of Pyles is located in the western mountains of Karpathos, and characterized by cobble stoned streets. This small settlement is located about 13 kilometers from Pigadia, near Othos village and has traditional stone houses, narrow alleys, which are surrounded by lush vegetation. Pyles (also known as Piles, or Πύλες in Greek) has

Pyles (Piles)

Spoa Karpathos


Spoa is an agricultural settlement on the northeast side of Karpathos, situated on the hills between Kyra Panagia and Olymbos. Spoa (or Σπόα in Greek language) is one of the medium sized villages with its 162 residents, but it belongs to the important settlements of Karpathos due its agricultural production. It is situated directly next

Spoa

Stes in Karpathos


Stes is a small agricultural settlement in Karpathos, located in a small plateu in the heart of the island. Stes village (or on maps you can find as Στες in Greek language) is relatively unknown for most tourists, but for its few visitors it shows a green heart of Karpathos. Where to find Stes in

Stes

Karpathos Volada village


Volada village is a mountain village of Karpathos, which is well known from its stunning views of the sea and the bay of Pigadia. In the surrounding mountains there can be find many beautiful traditional villages, and Volada is one of these charming settlements. It looks like a typical Greek mountain village with narrow and

Volada

Avlona village in Karpathos Greece


The agricultural village of Avlona in Karpathos is one of the most northern villages, located on the western slopes of a bare mountains. The nearest villages to Avlona are Diafani (7,5 km) and Olymbos (6 km), while Pigadia (Karpathos town) is about 48 kilometers away. At first sight Avlona looks like a deserted small settlement

Avlona

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