Roam our villages and hamlets. Discover old mansions, walk through picturesque narrow streets, fishing villages, mountain villages lost in time, exceptional architecture and, of course, mingle with the locals!

Hear their stories about their village and local secrets. Ikaria remains authentic and wants you to explore it. 


Agios Kirykos

Agios Kirykos, or just Agios as the locals shorten it, is the island’s capital, containing most public services, schools and the hospital. It’s one of the two main ports.


Arethousa is a central mountain village, nestling in a lush green landscape. Its picturesque square is made ​​of slate and a forest of arbutus lies there.



Armenistis is one of the most popular seaside destinations on the north coast. It’s a wonderful combination of rural and sea scapes, with endless blue


Located west of Evdilos on the north coast, just after the village of Kampos, green and sparsely populated Avlaki is known for its fishfair.


"Evdilos" means visible, eye-catching. On the north coast, it is the second port of Ikaria. For a short period (1834-1912) it was the capital of the island, before Agios Kirykos.



One of the most popular touristic villages in the south, Faros (or Fanari) is located at the eastern end of the island, some 13 km from Agios Kyrikos and connected to the main road.


Gialiskari is a seaside village with intensive fishing activity. Two of its most outstanding features are the small chapel of Analipsis and the small harbour for the fishing boats.


A seaside village, built amphitheatrically, with scattered houses and the typical soccer court 5m x 5m just above the sea. The name suggests that it is a fertile plain (='kampos'), with lots of water.


Magganitis in the southwest is one of the most picturesque coastal villages. It enchants the visitor immediately when approached by impressive granite rocks and rich vegetation.


Nas, with about 50 residents, lies about 3.5 kilometres west of Armenistis on the north coast. Based on abundant evidence, scholars believe that Nas was a key ancient settlement.


Pezi village is of great interest, not only for the incredibly rich natural beauty that shows the immense forests, but also for two dams built there, used for irrigating surrounding farms.


South-west of Agios Kirykos lies the village Plagia (='slope'), next to Chrysostomos village, built on a mountain slope.


Therma, east of Agios Kirykos on the south coast, is known throughout Greece and abroad for its thermal sea baths. Its older name is Thermes.