Ikaria is a charming island located in the Northern Aegean Sea in Greece, just off the coast of Turkey. Known for its natural beauty and laid-back lifestyle, Ikaria is a hidden gem that offers a unique and authentic Greek experience.

Ikaria is famous for its relaxed and slow-paced lifestyle, which is believed to contribute to the island’s high population of centenarians. The locals, known as Ikarians, value community, family, and simple pleasures. Traditional festivals and celebrations are an integral part of the island’s culture, offering visitors a chance to experience authentic Greek traditions.

Ikaria offers a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors to enjoy. From exploring picturesque villages like Agios Kirykos and Armenistis, to hiking through the island’s scenic trails, there is something for everyone. 

Ikaria is a destination where time seems to stand still, allowing visitors to unwind and reconnect with nature. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful beach getaway or an adventure-filled vacation, Ikaria has it all.

Through Ikaria Airport (JIK) located 12km northeast of Agios Kirikos .

From Athens International Airport (ATH) (Duration 1 hour) and Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG) mainly .

An alternative route is initially through Samos International Airport (SMI), which connects with some European countries in the summer, and then through ferry from any one of Pythagorio, Vathi, Karlovasi Ports (Duration 2 hours on average) in Samos to either Evdilos or Agios Kirikos Port in Ikaria (daily itineraries in the summer) .

From Piraeus Port (Duration 7 hours), as well as other islands of the North Aegean such as Samos and Fourni as well as Mykonos daily during the summer season .


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