Ikaria Island (aka Icaria) is located in the Aegean Sea (the eastern Mediterranean, approx 19 km (12 mi) southwest of Samos Island. Island's name derives from Icarus (son of Daedalus - Labyrinth's creator) who, according to Greek mythology fell into the sea nearby and drowned after flying too close to the sun.
The island is part of the North Aegean region. Its main town is Agios Kirykos (on the eastern coast) with a population of around 3,500. The other major town is Evdilos (central-northern coast, population around 3,000).
The Island has a total population of around 9,000, land area approx 255 km2 (99 mi2), and a coastline 164 km (102 mi). The mountainous scenery features verdant slopes and steep rocks, with the highest elevation point 1037 m (3402 ft). Most villages are near the coast, some are in the mountains.
Ikaria Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Ikaria Island dock (anchor) at Agios Kirykos - port town on the island's eastern coast.
Port Ikaria Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Ikaria Island, Agios Kirykos, Greece. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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