The beautiful island of Karpathos produces fine oil, honey, citrus, and other fruits. Grapes are also produced and the island is famous for its fine wine, especially for the sweet red wine produced in Othos. The traditional local folklore arts such as finely decorated plates, beautiful woven fabrics, embroideries and more are made in Karpathos.
Visitors will also find fresh and delicious fish and seafood on Karpathos, which are cooked in a very tasty way. The famous local dish of Karpathos is called makarounes and this is actually home made pasta served with fresh onions and melted local cheese.