Trekking - Hiking
The 302 sq. klm. Island of Karpathos today is well known for it’s natural beauty, the steep mountain sides overlooking the blue waters and the golden sandy beaches, the breathtaking canyons, and the continuous landscape change make Karpathos a well known place to discover while hikking or just climbing the Island.
Karpathos today offers visitors organized hiking trails throughout the entire Island. It’s possible to start from the most Southern part and reach the most Northern part with the hiking paths today available.
The Arkasa area offers spectacular trails, walking over the north-eastern hillside of the village will lead you to the settlement of Kato Gyrous , witness nature as itself, spring waters and beautiful chapels . Paleocastro and ancient acropolis of Arkesia is also a must for trekking lovers. From Arkasa there are wll organized hikking trails leading to all villages of the Island.