The Greek islands are one of the favorite and comfortable destinations for a family vacation. The benefits are clear:
They have wonderful views, excellent beaches, delicious food and comfortable family hotels.
The main disadvantage is that all these benefits are responsible for a large influx of tourists to the islands, from all over the world.
Those of you looking for a Greek island that has not yet been trampled by tourist שמג crowded will be happy to discover this destination - Karpathos.
The island, is second largest, and is located between Rhodes and Crete. perfect for a family holiday by the sea. The small island offers sights of authentic Greece, which have disappeared from its popular neighbors - in the villages the women are dressed in traditional attire and during the summer, when many festivals are held, one can glimpse the local way of life.
Greek island of Karpathos. Enjoy the wonderful sea without crowded tourists
So what do you do in Karpathos? After starting the day with breakfast in front of the sea, you can decide between a walk in the forests in the heart of the island, a visit to the Stalactite Cave Linatis or a visit to the charming villages - do not miss a visit to Olympus, Masahuri, Phils and Othos.
Particularly challenging families will enjoy climbing Mount Lastos, the highest mountain in the Dodecanese Islands, or rock climbing on the coast of Kira Panaya.
You can also sail between the shores of the island or the neighboring islands - for example, the small and pristine island of Saria north of Carpathos, or just spend the day on the beach or by the pool.
Some of the beaches on the island are sandy, others are pebble beaches, but all offer a wonderfully blue and clear sea. Popular beaches are Michaela-Michaelsgarden Beach, which has beautiful cliffs, Ammopi Beach, Lefkos Beach, Agios Nikolaos Beach and the beaches of Figadia. At the end of the day you should spend time in the local taverns and enjoy the fine Greek food.
Karpathos - A combination of sea, pool, mountains and villages - a winning formula for a summer vacation.