Ikaria Pathways. <br> Arethousa - Pera Arethousa

Ikaria Pathways.
Arethousa – Pera Arethousa

Distance: 30 min. The route goes down to a valley and crosses a little creek. A secondary route leads us to a small chapel. At the end of the route you can find "taverna i Plaka" with home-made wine and food ... Read More


Open the map in your smart phone and start hiking In the project Ikaria pathways, we try to clean, mark and map the old foot paths of the island of Ikaria, especially the ones of the region of Arethousa. In this way,  visitors as well as locals can go hiking ... Read More

Volunteers from Karavostamo

Also Ilias Ianniris, Nikos Kouvaris and Ghiorgos Tsakalos, of the village of Karavostamo, have worked on the project of the Ikarian Centre ... Read More

Ivo & Paola – Amikaria Association

The Association “Amikaria – Αμικαρία, friends of Ikaria”, funded in Genoa in March 2016 aims to support Greece through friendship and solidarity projects addressed to a specific territory. The choice of Ikaria was made because of the bounds which some funders have with the island and for the historical links ... Read More
Ikaria Pathways. <br>Beach to Beach: Karavostamo > Aris Potamos

Ikaria Pathways.
Beach to Beach: Karavostamo > Aris Potamos

Duration 20' Distance: 0.5 miles Minimum Elevation: -1 feet Maximum Elevation: 77 feet Total climb: 36 feet Total descent: 114 feet Be sure not to be afraid of heights, since the pathway is quite narrow. In some parts you will have the steep cliff on your left side with the ... Read More


Susanne is a translator from Berlin/Germany who a few years ago set out to discover the Aegean Sea and its islands, culture, traditions and language. As a traveller and lover of nature, she was excited to join the pathways team that eventually took her to experience the island and its ... Read More
Last  impressions

Last impressions

Adam and I are the last ones to leave the Ikarian centre. The heat is at its peak as it's almost 1 p.m. and crickets sing aloud. The sky is as blue as the very first day we woke up here. It is always surprising to realize how time flies ... Read More


Adam works in agriculture, spending his days toiling under the hot Mediterranean sun on French vineyards. In his free time he traverses the continent to toil under the hot Mediterranean sun on Greek footpaths. Adam has also enjoyed learning some Greek while he has been part of Project Pathways ... Read More