Stes, Karpathos island

Stes is a small agricultural village, located in a small plateu in the heart of Karpathos island.

Stes village is relatively unknown for most tourists, but for its few visitors it shows a green heart of Karpathos island. The village can be accessed via a narrow road that starts from the neighboring Othos. When you leave Othos head to Pyles, you will see a road sign 'Stes', just turn off the main road. From the junction a narrow and winding road leads to Stes, about 2 kilometers long. The small village is situated in a fertile valley with olive groves, grapeyards, vegetables, and other agricultural plants. Stes is a quiet settlement - more quiet even the most villages of Karpathos - and has some pretty houses, well-kept gardens, old churches and some farmhouses.

Stes village, Karpathos agriculture

The villagers of Stes are mainly engaged in agriculture, the tourism is not significant here at all. In the area there can be find some hiking trails which lead to Othos.


Why visit Stes

  • Unique landscapes of Karpathos
  • Hiking trails 



Stes village


Stes additional info

  • 14 km to Pigadia
  • coordinates: 35.543560, 27.141353
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