Lockdown in Greece, to contain coronavirus

Going out of your house any time of the day or night has been forbidden in the whole country from March 23, 6 o’clock in the morning, until April 6, 6 o’clock in the morning. It is only allowed to go out for one of the following cases: visiting the ... Read More
Study tours

Study tours

Study tours by Ikarian Centre. Combine your holidays with lessons and activities ... Read More
BUILDING WITH COB SEMINAR

BUILDING WITH COB SEMINAR

 Call for volunteers For three weeks starting on Saturday May 18th, we will be building the walls of a small home near Kampos with cob, a mixture of sand, clay and straw. It will be the first cob building on the island of Ikaria. Cob is a natural and versatile ... Read More
Accommodation, walking holidays and acquaintance with the island of Ikaria

Accommodation, walking holidays and acquaintance with the island of Ikaria

Accommodation is provided in double occupancy at Ikarian Centre’s facilities, which are located in a rural region 1.5 km outside the village of Arethousa. The facilities were originally constructed to provide accommodation for Greek language students and host the Greek language courses, organized by Ikarian Centre. A typical day 10:00 ... Read More

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The campus & on-campus accommodation

The campus & on-campus accommodation

The Ikarian Center campus is located at an altitude of 300m in a wooded area on a hillside between the coastal village of Karavostamo (3 km) and Arethousa (1.5 km). The roads from the villages of Arethousa or Karavostamo to the guesthouse are not paved and there is no traffic. A breathtaking ... Read More
Impression book

Impression book

Flip through the hand written impression book of Ikarian Centre (.pdf) ... Read More
Lessons in language and life on the Greek island of Ikaria

Lessons in language and life on the Greek island of Ikaria

By Anna Hestler January 31, 2013 Read the article in Washington Post At a mini-market on the Greek island of Ikaria, I study the labels on various items, trying to decipher their meaning. It’s been three days since I left my Greek husband back in New York and dove headfirst into ... Read More

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What can I say about my experience that nobody has already expressed? For me, when the time came to leave, I couldn’t remember what life was like anywhere else in the world. But that’s just it… in Ikaria, you are able to forget the world and focus on what it ... Read More

May 2018

Una bellissima esperienza in un posto magico. Due settimane di corso intensivo con Mihali a Ikaria valgono come un anno di lezioni private ma, in più, in una cornice straordinaria come quella di un paesino sperduto nella natura in un’isola dell’Egeo. Grazie, ευχαριστώ πολύ !Alberto (Trieste, Italy) ... Read More

There are places where one stays and places that stay in one

Send by María Teresa Montaño Martín – Find María Teresa Montaño Martín at social media http://www.facebook.com/mariateresa.montanomartin I attended classes in September 2017 and I really enjoyed the experience. I never thought that in just two weeks you could learn a lot, thanks to the great organization and the great professionalism ... Read More