Gialiskari is a small seaside fishing village in the North West coast of Ikaria, it has about 100 inhabitants and it belongs to the community of Raches. It is surrounded by pines that reach down to the sea. With the picturesque islet and the small church of Analipsis, it composes a picture of unique and unspoiled beauty.
The village houses are spread over the forested hills, among rich vegetation, vivid torrents, and streams that flow down to the sea.
Gialiskari is located in the most popular area of Ikaria, which offers to the guests taverns by the sea, shops, cafes, car rental and exchange travel agency, without giving the impression of an overcrowded place.
It gives the opportunity to visitors to experience some very interesting walking and hiking excursions and wanderings, not forgetting the fact that the village has Messakti beach, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean.
At the marina, the visitors can see scenes of original fishing life and take part of it, if they wish. Moreover, Gialiskari is a very convenient starting point for excursions, especially to western Ikaria, which is a place of particular historical and cultural interest. Also, Gialiskari offers easy access to the port of Evdilos, which is a distance of 10 km along the coast to the East.