Evdilos is the second port of Ikaria and is situated in the northern part of the island. This is around 40 km northwest of the capital, Agios Kirikos. Its name in Greek means visible and freely rendered open horizon. Built amphitheatrically around the harbor, on the slopes of a hill, you can understand why Evdilos … Read more Evdilos (Ikaria) – The Ultimate Guide!
At the most eastern part of Ikaria lies the resort of Faros, also known as Fanari. It is located on a small plain, surrounded by some of the island’s best vineyards. Faros is approximately 13 km away from Agios Kirikos, the island’s capital and it’s connected with it by the highway. It takes its name … Read more Faros (Fanari) – The Ultimate Guide!
Agios Kirikos, or just “Agios” for the locals, is situated on the southeast coast of Ikaria and together with its surrounding hamlets (Agios Panteleimonas, Christos, Glaredes, Kountoumas, Panagia) has around 2.500 inhabitants. It is the capital and main port of the island, serving daily ferries from Athens as well as other parts of Greece. Being … Read more Agios Kirikos – Ikaria’s capital! Ultimate Guide!
Ikaria (or Icaria) was named after Icarus of Greek mythology, who fell into the surrounding sea when his wax feathers started melting once he approached the sun. If you never heard this story but can’t recall how you know this island, chances are that you were reading some articles about the “Blue Zones” of longevity. … Read more Ikaria (or Icaria) – The Ultimate Guide!