The Dodecanese complex of islands is situated in the southeast part of the Archipelago and is renowned for its natural beauty, historic sightseeing, especially from the Venetian occupation period, outstanding religious monuments and golden-hued, sandy beaches.
Dodecanese has a destination for all tastes and a very well developed infrastructure to provide travel bureaus, car rental agencies, a lively nightlife and shopping destinations to please all travelers. If you are planning your vacation to the Dodecanese you will soon discover a plethora of hotels, apartments, single rooms and “studios” and luxurious villas to choose from. Be it a quiet holiday with good friends or family, all types will be accommodated. All islands are connected with ferries or high speed vessels and planes to make your island-hopping easier.
The main Dodecanese islands are Astypalaia, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kassos, Kastelorizo, Kos, Lipsi, Leros, Nisiros, Patmos, Rhodes, Simi, Tilos and Halki.
Below you will find short descriptions of the five most popular destinations in the Dodecanese that will give you a good idea of what it has to offer.
This is an island of diversity and contrast: a scenery of rocky mountains and green valleys, gorges with small waterfalls, divine sandy beaches to thrill you. The ideal island for a relaxed holiday of short walks to traditional little villages and a local cuisine that will captivate your senses.
One of the most popular of the Dodecanese islands, Kos invites you to see its wild beauty of scenery, its intense nightlife, the remote havens, delicious local cuisine and sandy beaches and important sights. This island really has a lot to offer you, it will captivate you for a lifetime.
This green island of rugged seashores and remote havens is a challenge-to-explore destination. You will be amazed by the beauty of the local architecture, its multi-coloured neoclassical houses and traditional villages, all in a tranquil, unique land where time really slows down.
This is the sacred island of Christianity, the place where John the Apostle literally wrote the book of Revelation. The Cave Of Apocalypse and the Fortress-monastery of Saint John are one of the most important pilgrimage destinations of Christians from around the world. Beautiful beaches and wild nature combined to create one of the most breathtaking sceneries in Europe. Take a stroll in the quiet little paved streets of the town where history is… now!
The most known island of the Dodecanese, where you will travel back to an era of Knights. Rhodes awaits you to show off her beautiful beaches, enjoy the sun, dance till the morning light and shop till you drop! This island will make you keep coming back!
7 days routes
- Κos to Nissiros, 23 ΝΜ
- Nissiros to Tilos, 17 ΝΜ
- Tilos to Rodos, 45 ΝΜ
- Rodos to Symi, 22 ΝΜ
- Symi to Nissiros, 35 ΝΜ
- Nissiros to Astipalea, 34 ΝΜ
- Astipalea to Kos, 48 ΝΜ
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