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Karpathos Island

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Top sigths of Greece

Many tourist destinations are located in the territory of Attica – the capital region of the country. The most famous landmarks of the region include Delphi and the Apollo Temple, the Oracle and the Sybil Stone. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Karpathos Island

Karpathos Island for children - what to visit

There are not many places in the world where people can see the life of Medieval people, but a visit to Olympos will give your child an opportunity to know about the world and enjoy ancient Greek myths, full of familiar characters. You can see windmills here and buy handmade high-quality shoes for your child. Moreover, there is a chance to see the working process of a potter and try to learn the basics of this … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Olives themselves are also popular on Karpathos. They are sold in many variations. Try them during your holiday and then buy the olives which you liked most. The best place where you can buy fresh olives is the local market. Canned olives with different toppings can be found in every supermarket. Moreover, olives have a long storage life, so you can easily bring them home. Greeks love natural products. Natural … Open

Best beaches

There is a picturesque sandy beach of Kira Panagia surrounded by high cliffs in the eastern part of the island. These places attract not only fans of beach activities, but also those fond of excursions. The fact is that the beach area is packed with interesting caves to explore. There is the charming church at the remote part of the coast. Despite its secluded and tranquil atmosphere, the beach also offers excellent … Open

Travel guide to Karpathos Island

Kyra Panagia is, without a doubt, the most beautiful beach on the island. This beach has wonderful soft and white sand. Magnificent rocks surround the beach, creating a striking contrast with the white sand. Fans of surfing also have a suitable beach on the island – Afiartis. There are strong waves almost all year round there, so no wonder that sportsmen love to spend their time there. The large beach has … Open

Traditions and mentality of Karpathos Island

Greeks are very emotional and spontaneous. They raise their voice, use a lot of hand movements and interrupt each other. It is customary to greet everyone in a tavern, shop or bank. It is customed to shake hands only at the first meeting. Then, people greet each other with a kiss on the cheeks. People usually refer to each other by the second name here. There is a great number of taverns on the island. What's … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Don’t pass by tzatziki, a local yoghurt salad with cucumbers and garlic. It is usually used as a sauce to pita or mutton. Pita plays an important role in Greek fast food. Souvlaki is a popular food on Chios. It was initially made of beef or pork, but now you can find souvlaki with chicken, seafood or vegetables. It can be found in psarotaverns. Moreover, you can try giro, souvlaki in a pita. Be sure to try … Open

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