History

IKARIA

It is named after Ikarus the first pilot in the world, who crashed near its coasts in his effort to reach the sun.

In the ancient years the island was called Icthioessa for its bays full of fish and Krasonisi for its famous Wines the traditional production of which continues until our days. (It is said that in the village called Campos today, – ancient Oinoi – ‘Pramnios Oinos” the drink of the 12 Gods of Olympus used to be made, and that wine Paris made Beautiful He1en drink and make love.

The evolution and development of our modem world hasn’t touched this small and blue-green island with the beautiful beaches and the hospitable inhabitants. Its two ports and the make it easier to reach the island. If you haven’t still visited it, it is now the right time to program your vacations.