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Karpathos Island Villages

Karpathos island has ten villages that shape two “circles” lived in by approximately 7,500 people total. Most of the villages preserve intensively the traditional style of the island. Starting from the capital of Karpathos the city of Pigadia the surrounding villages are Menetes, Arkasa, Pyles, Othos , Volada, Aperi . In the North of the island someone can find the villages of Mesochori, Spoa and Olympos the northern village of the island with great folkloric and architectural interest.

There are two ports in the island; one is in the town of Karpathos and the other in the north of the island next to Olympos named Diafani. The airport is located at the area of Afiartis.

karpathos villages

Only eight kilometers from Pigadia town, Aperi used to be the island’s capital from 1700 to 1892 while the first high school on the island was built here in 1932. Currently the village is the seat of ...
Arkasa is located sixteen kilometers from the capital of Karpathos on the Southwest side. Built on two hills overlooking the sea with its green nature, stunning beaches and important historic ...
Built at an altitude of 350 meters Menetes village is only eight kilometers away from the capital and is inhabited since archaic times. The closest beach is that of Ammopi where their is vivid ...
Mesochori village together with Spoa and Olympus are the upper villages of Karpathos and it's situated in the middle of the island around 34 km from the capital. An incredibly figurative village and ...
Olympos village is a very known for its traditional and folklore lifestyle. The village is located 58 kilometers from the capital of Karpathos and is reachable by the main paved road from Pigadia or ...
Located right after Volada village and twelve km from the capital it has one of the most breathtaking view in Karpathos island overlooking the southern part. Only 350 people living in Othos which are ...
Pigadia is the capital and main port of the island, located beside a rocky hill, also known as Karpathos. It is a relatively new city with about two thousand residents and It is built in the same ...
Pyles villages is the smaller village on Karpathos Island. It's located on the western side of the island and has a panoramic view to the neighboring historical island of Kasos and the mountains of ...
Spoa village is built at an altitude of 350 meters and it has about 200 residents. It is located at 24km from the capital and it combines laced beaches, mountains and trees while visitors can watch ...
A small village roughly ten kilometers from the capital, located at an altitude of 440m among the villages of Aperi and Othos. Volada is a beautiful village with exceptional house aesthetics that ...