There are many villages, if not to say very many villages, only
in the municipality of Raches it is said to be 27 villages. Fortunately,
not all of them are interesting, so you do not have to rush around to
tick off villages like ornithologists tick off birds.
Agios Kirikos and Evdilos are the two largest villages, while
Armenistis and Nas are the two main tourist resorts. Many
of the villages were built at the time when pirates ravaged the Aegean
sea, that is why they were built in inaccessible places that were difficult
to detect, and slates were used as material to make the detection even
more difficult. In fact, some villages are even difficult to detect today,
even if one has a map.
Another thing that characterizes Ikaria's villages is that almost
non are adapted for tourists, exceptions are Armenistis and Nas, but neither
of them are particularly touristy. Below you will find information about