KARPATHOS is the second largest island of the Dodecanese with beautiful beaches and natural beauties. The southern part of the Plains and Plains while the Central and Northern Karpathos is mountainous. KARPATHOS is the ideal place for a quiet holiday. KARPATHOS or Pigadia is the capital and the main port of the island. The ancient name was Potideo or Poseideio. It is a modern city without particularly important buildings or landmarks. The city is built on the edge of a sandy beach Cove Brontis 4 km away where you can swim or do water sports. On the beach there are the remnants of the proto-Christian Church of Ag. Fotini.
Start of main street and follow the road to Amoopi, Makrigialos and go on and proceed to Arkasa Menetes where there is the Acropolis and the remnants of the proto-Christian Church of Ag. Anastasias. From there the road to Finiki, go White and Mesochori. From the Village you go Spoa and will continue in the picturesque village of Olympus. Just reaching there you'll understand why Homer refers to Karpathos calls the island of the winds. At the end of the road lies the Diafani and she will return to the capital and at the way this will visit Kyra Panagia, Aperi (ancient Karpathos), Bolada and Othos.
In Northern sea areas of the island live protected species Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus-monachus. The highest mountain of the island is the Good Lake at an altitude of 1, 215m.