Olymbos is an impressive traditional village in the north of Karpathos island within 58 kilometers from the capital. It combines beautiful natural scenery and fascinating traditional architecture. The locals are friendly and keep their native traditions with respect. The village attracts more and more visitors. 

It offers few opportunities for accommodation, but the visit to the village will reimburse you. Access from the capital by car or by tour boat to Diafani and from there by bus. 

Read more: Olympos

Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea. 

Together with the neighboring smaller Saria Island it forms the municipality Karpathos, which is part of the Karpathos regional unit.
From its remote position Karpathos has preserved many peculiarities of dress, customs and dialect, the last resembling those of Crete and Cyprus.

Read more: Karpathos

The traces of Minoan settlement in the Cove of Cambi Bay, the ruins of Hellenistic public baths in the Loutro (bath) site and the nameplace Palaia (ancient) are signs that the Diafani site has been chosen for settlement since the ancient times. 

Read more: Diafani


To get to Olymbos or Diafani you can use the ferry which can take you to Karpathos or Diafani port.

More information about ferries here:



Also you can use airplane to Karpathos airport.

More information about airplanes here:



Bus Diafani-Olymbos-Diafani

Boat Karpathos-Diafani-Karpathos


You can rent a car from Karpathos (Pigadia)


From     To     km     Duration
Karpathos Airport Karpathos (Pigadia) 13,5 0 hour 20 minutes
Olymbos 56 1 hour 10 minutes
Diafani 62,3 1 hour 20 minutes
Karpathos (Pigadia) Olymbos 42,6 0 hour 50 minutes
Diafani 49 1 hour 00 minutes
Diafani Olymbos 8,5 0 hour 12 minutes

Joomla Templates - by Joomlage.com