You have been to Milos, Zakynthos or Kythira island, and now you are keen to explore yet another Greek island, then visit Karpathos. Karpathos belongs to the Dodekanes island group and is located in the South-Eastern part of the Aegean Sea. Nestled between its bigger and more famous neighbours, Crete and Rhodes, Karpathos is known for its unsurpassed hospitality. On top of that, the island has managed to preserve its own culture. Parts of the island are very rocky, but Karpathos can also boast with some astonishingly beautiful beaches. So choose one of the many lovely holiday homes Karpathos can provide its guests and experience one of the picturesque Greek islands, where traditions are still kept alive, and spend wonderful island holidays.
Karpathos holiday homes- your comfortable holiday base
As mentioned before, Karpathos is an island rich in culture and traditions, so choose one of the comfortable holiday rentals Karpathos has to offer and experience what makes this island special. While you are staying on Karpathos, you should definitely try some of the delicious local cuisine like Armotyri (a spicy cheese), Vyzanti (oven-baked lamb filled with rice) or desserts like Xylikopites or Myzithropittes. If you happen to be on the island during the Feast of the Virgin Mary, which is held on the 15th of August in Panagia, you will be able to see locals in traditional costumes, see them dance and play some of the traditional instruments like lyre or tsambouna. It will definitely be a wonderful experience! When you are staying in holiday homes Karpathos can provide, you can rent a bike, scooter or car and discover the island at your own pace. Visit, for example, Pigadia, the main port and capital city of Karpathos. Here you can stroll along the harbour, visit the Agii Apostoli church or the Archeological Museum. Alternatively visit Paleochora, a very picturesque little town with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. Karpathos has some stunningly beautiful beaches, so maybe stay in one of the holiday homes Karpathos can offer close to Lefkos beach, Apella beach or Kirapanagia beach. Many of the holiday rentals on Karpathos have terraces or balconies, too, so you can enjoy the captivating views of the mountainous areas or the sea.
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