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City break in Karpathos Island. Active leisure ideas for Karpathos Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Pigadia Karpathos is an ideal place for those who are keen on walking. The island has recently started to develop as a touristic place, that’s why there are many virgin natural objects. Mountains occupy the entire central part of Karpathos. They reach a height of 1200 meters and climbers come here to improve their skills. There are also many paths linking local villages with the main natural and historical attractions. The majority of the paths can be found near 2 capitals of the island.
The Greek island of Karpathos situated next to Crete is well-known to modern tourists. This is an amazing island that has experienced a lot of important historical stages for hundreds of … Open
Be sure to go on a boat trip around Karpathos. You can enjoy picturesque views and sunbathe on secluded beaches. Furthermore, you can visit nearby Crete, Rhodes, Kasos, Halki and Milos. The sea trip won’t leave anybody indifferent.
However, there are many various beaches on the island. If you like to sunbathe on a sandy beach, visit Apella and Votsalakia beaches. The first one is well known for its snow-white sand. There are unusual pebbles on Kira Panagia beach. Mikri Amori is well known for water attractions. Agios Nikolaos is known for calm water, but Arkasa is a beach with strong waves. Due to the huge waves, surfers from all over the world come here. Moreover, surfers like to spend time near the Liki cape. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Karpathos is a perfect place where you can introduce your child to Greek history. Small children and teenagers won't be bored here. Olympos is a village situated 65 kilometres from the city. … Open
Windsurfing is available for beginners and experienced sportsmen on the island. But it is not the only popular activity here. There are more ways to have an active holiday. You can try waterskiing or rent a hydrocycle. Those who want to experience something breathtaking should try banana boat or tubing riding. There is even a chance to try difficult but entertaining sailing. Furthermore, you can rent a mountain bike or visit Poseidon Cave.
Divers come to the island every year. Tourists can undergo training in the local diving centre. If you have a certificate, just rent diving equipment and choose a place for diving. The island is rich with Mediterranean flora and fauna.
Karpathos is a place where you can taste delicious Greek dishes and find a great number of taverns. Locals love to gather around the table with friends and family, enjoying food and drinks. … Open
If you want to save money and explore the underwater world, try snorkelling. You can rent or buy flippers, a mask and a snorkel on every beach or in every settlement. You can go far from the capital and find a secluded beach for swimming. Those, who want to enjoy Greece nightlife should come to Pigadia. Here are a lot of young people who come to nightclubs, cocktail bars and other places for crazy night parties. However, loud parties are held on the biggest beaches of Karpathos, where you can dance in the open air.
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Water attractions around Karpathos Island
♥   Water park 'Waterpark' Faliraki, Rhodes, 126.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Lido Waterpark' Kos Island, 139.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Winds blowing from the Aegean Sea are ideal for windsurfing for almost the entire year. The best conditions for this sport can be found on the coast of Rhodes. The Prasonisi area is one of the best places for beach recreation and windsurfing on the whole island. A strong wind often blows on the islands of Naxos and Paros located in the Ionian Sea. On the island of Lefkada, the new windsurfers feel great. They are be able to take the first lessons there. The height of waves in Greece is not enough for surfing. Newcomers to this sport will feel comfortable on the island of Karpathos. There, you can learn how to keep on the board and perform simple tricks. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Karpathos Island

Guide to your best city break in Karpathos Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Karpathos Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Karpathos Island?' disappears immediately.
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