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Karpathos Sights and Landmarks Guide, Greece

The island of Karpathos is one of the few islands on this planet which have literally everything for the enjoyment of tourists that head towards this island. From different corners of the country people come to Greece and most of them visit Karpathos once so as to visit the beautiful beaches of this city and the awesome mountains which make up this island. The capital city (namely Pigadia) of this island is the place which have the touch of modernization and helps the tourists to get hold of some good hotels and restaurants so that food problems do not occur for foreigners. Last but never the least you can always visit various villages of Karpathos which have preserved the culture of Karpathos even when the rest of the island is heading towards modernization.

To start with you can visit the best of the villages namely Olympus which is located in a high mountain thus providing the best possible spot for any tourist to enjoy his / her tour. Even some buildings have been built which provide the best possible view of the surroundings. Although the rest of Greece has lost its cultural touch in between the modernization which has hit this country, this beautiful village has preserved this culture to its extreme. This is what increases the importance of Olympus to its best. Also remember to visit the historical church of Virgin Mary which reflects the awesome architecture of those times.

Situated in the proximity of Pigadia is a beautiful beach which is famous by the name of Achata Beach. The presence of huge number of pebbles in this beach and the clean plus beautiful waters of this beach add to its importance. You can also enjoy local sea food which is regularly sold on the beach itself.

Another beach in the proximity of Pigadia is Apella Beach which has an awesome tavern that adds to the beauty of the beach. The surrounding mountains and the awesome relaxing atmosphere is something which no one would like to miss while in this island.

Renting motor vehicle is very cheap in this island of Karpathos and hence you must rent one so as to make your trip in this city easy. But be prepared to drive on the windy mountainous roads of Karpathos.

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