Taking the ferry to Evdilos the visitor meets the capital of Ikaria, which is considered as one of the most picturesque settlements of the Aegean!
The village of Evdilos is located 38 km northwest of Agios Kirykos, the capital of Ikaria, and is built amphitheatrical around the natural bay. Evdilos was built after 1830, when the fear of pirates ended. During the second part of the Turkish occupation (1834-1912) it was the capital of the island. It is the second port of the island and is connected by ferries to the nearby islands of Samos, Fourni and the capital.
Today it has 500 citizens, most of whom are engaged in fishing. The village consists of picturesque alleys and traditional mansions and neoclassical buildings with unique architecture. The streets are decorated with many flowers and well-tended gardens. Evdilos is considered a popular tourist resort. In Evdilos there are accommodations, cafes and excellent fish taverns.
Organize your trip and book your tickets in advance in order to find availability for the dates and the type of accommodation you prefer. Our website is updated with all the latest schedules and information regarding the ferry to Evdilos.
How to get to Evdilos by ferry
Ferry crossings to Evdilos are made from the port of Piraeus, about 3 times a week. However, the journey takes about 11 hours.
There is also a ferry connection between Ikaria and some nearby islands, such as Samos, Syros, Mykonos, Chios and Fourni. During the summer, Ikaria is also connected by ferry to Kavala, which is situated in the northern part of mainland Greece.
Evdilos ferry port
The port of Evdilos in Ikaria is truly beautiful. It is placed on the north central coast and is the second busiest port on the island. From the port of Evdilos, regular seasonal services are provided to the North Aegean, with routes to the ports of Lemnos, Karlovassi/Samos, Chios, Mytilini/Lesvos, Fourni, Lemnos and Vathi/Samos.
Transportation in Evdilos
Ikaria is a peaceful place, known for its relaxing atmosphere and laid-back lifestyle. You should definitely explore every part of this beautiful place and create the most beautiful memories! As far as your trip to this beautiful island is concerned, you have many different options to choose from.
Please see how to get to Evdilos to organize your trip.
Public transport is a less expensive means of transport and also a fun way to explore the area. Local buses take visitors to the more touristy places. Please, visit Evdilos buses for more details.
Car and motorbike rentals
By car or motorbike, you can explore the island at your own pace and access the most isolated spots! In case you don't have your own vehicle, it's a great idea to rent a car for your sightseeing tours! There are a few car rental agencies in Agios Kirikos, Evdilos and Armenistis.
Always keep in mind that the roads in Ikaria are narrow and winding, so drivers need to be very careful.
Taxis and private transport
Taxis may be an expensive option, compared to buses for example, but they are definitely an option that offers you easy and fast transport to your destination. You can find many taxis in every central point of the island.
Holidays in Evdilos
As the island is small and quiet, the things you can do in Ikaria are limited. There are no organized things to do in Ikaria. The island is ideal for total relaxation on the beach or in the countryside. Swimming on the beautifully secluded beaches of the island of Ikaria is a treat. Enjoy a day under the hot sun and in the afternoon have lunch in the seaside taverns. In the evenings, enjoy a drink in a lounge cafe-bar under the stars.
Another pleasant activity in Ikaria is hiking. Many old paths criss-cross the island and lead to tiny churches, small settlements, secluded beaches and hilltops with stunning sea views. Hiking is best in the autumn and spring when the weather is not so hot. In summer, long hikes can be quietly uncomfortable.
Evdilos beach of Ikaria is a picturesque sandy beach of Evdilos located 38 km northwest of Agios Kirykos, the capital of Ikaria, near Evdilos, the second port of Ikaria. It is a quiet beach, without amenities, but with amazing crystal clear waters and a wonderful environment. It is easily accessible by car or local buses from the central town.
Hotels in Evdilos
For accommodation, there is a selection of hotels and rooms operating in Evdilos, where you can find comfortable and affordable accommodation for your stay here.
You will find below our selection with the best hotels on Evdilos:
- Erofili Beach
- Afroditi Hotel & Suites