With amazing natural beauty and respect for the environment, Karpathos is today one of the islands of the Dodecanese that still retains its traditional character. Its architecture and folklore blend harmoniously, giving Karpathos a unique identity, different from that of the other Greek islands.
The physique of the people, the dark complexion of men and women, has a genuine Greek character. Their remarkable craftsmanship in embroidery, weaving, and lacing characterizes the dresses of the local women of Olympos. This is a fine sample of the artistic sensitivity of the island.
The high mountains reach to the tranquil clear lacy coasts (Lefkos), where the visitor can enjoy the lush greenery and the local hospitality. The island is now one of the characteristic tourist islands that still keeps all of its authenticity. Its natural beauties are superior to those of other islands, especially the areas of Lefkos, Mesohori, Achara, Olympos, etc.
Every mountain, mountainside and coast is nothing less than a work of art. The wildness of the landscape blends with the sweetness of nature. Mountains, pine trees, fresh air, and sea make a superb scenery... Continue