Ikaria, is connected with the myth of Ikarus from antiquity, and his fall in the sea near Ikaria shores after his attempt to reach the sun with his waxen wings.
Ikaria is an ideal island for quiet vacations and due to its natural peculiarities is ideal for those who like adventure and exploration.
Scattered with curious buildings in the mountains, remnants of other times when the residents of the island built them so as not to be seen from the pirates ships.
Agios Kirikos is the capital of the island and main port, built on a hillside.
Therma is known for its radioactive springs.
Near the village of Armenistis is the archaeological site of Nas a site where sanctuaries dedicated to Artemis took place.



By Plane
Ikaria airport “Ikaros” 0030 22750 32216
Distance 12km from Agios Kirikos

By Ship
From Piraeus, Kavala and the surrounding islands.
Agios Kirikos port authority 0030 22750 22207
Evdilos port authority 0030 22750 31007


Area:  255 sq km

Capital: Agios Kirikos

Ikaria municipality administratively belongs to Samos prefecture (North Aegean Region).