Ikaria

Ikaria

Things to do - general

Ikaria has a pristine beauty that should not be missed. Here is the hospitality of the local inhabitants. The island is located west of Samos and it is an ideal place for a relaxing holiday! Since ancient times was known as Ikaria health resort, mainly due to its thermal springs, which were believed to may reduce pain, heal joints and skin diseases. To prevent looting, the ikarian people moved their villages high on the rocky slopes.

This isolation has led the people in a unique way of life!

Over the centuries, without outside influence, the islanders developed his own approach to life, based on, among others, is the relentless optimism and penchant for partying, both good qualities can reduce stress. Furthermore ikarians like to go to bed after midnight. As we learned, most of those over 90 are sexually active!

 

How to get there

You can get here by plane or ship:  Nearby islands include Mykonos to the west,Patmos to the south, Samos to the east, & Chios to the north.

National ferry boat lines regularly connect Ikaria with Athens (Pireaus Port), Paros,Naxos, Samos, Fournoi, Mykonos, and Chios.

Connections to and from Turkey are also possible via Samos.

Ikaria is easily and conveniently reached by air all year round directly from Athens via Olympic Air.

Country Greece
Languages spokenGreece
Area (km2)1

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