Karpathos is situated between the bigger islands of Crete and Rhodes. It is the ideal island for a quiet holiday with its authentic pure natural beauties, its unique wealth, all enhanced by the hospitality of its residents. Its magnificent beaches, its secluded small bays, its imposing mountain peaks and its local inhabitants who dress up in their traditional costumes. Karpathos consists of 10 villages with a total population of just about 6,000.
All villages preserve the traditional style of the island intensively. Its residents take care to preserve local traditions and where you will find out the authenticity and warmth of Greece to a great extent as it was fifty years ago.
Even though the city of Karpathos has a full of activity waterfront with plenty of cafes and restaurants, the island in general has not yet succumbed to mass tourism.
Karpathos attractions range from historical religious sites to natural attractions. It still retains many old island customs and is a treasure for ethnologists many are well know over the world, including world heritage sites like Olympos Village.