Dodecanese: Let the magic of each island to overwhelm you…


Dodecanese is a group of islands located in the southeastern part of the Aegean Sea. The prefecture Dodecanese actually consists of several islands, islets and rocks, than the name suggests it. Most islands of the complex located opposite the Turkish coast.

The Dodecanese islands comprise the islands of Agathonisi, Arki Astypalea, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Kastelorizo, Kos, Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes, Symi, Tilos, Halki, Pserimos.Its capital is Rhodes.


Dodecanese Map

The islands of the Dodecanese are popular holiday destinations thanks to their endless natural beauty, important archaeological sites, unique historical monuments, beautiful beaches and healthy climate.

Here the visitor will encounter vast plains, fertile valleys, mountains, dense forests, scenic trails, sheltered bays, sandy beaches, and will travel to the past, discovering archaeological, folklore and architectural treasures. Visitors will also promenade through the picturesque alleys between houses with colorful balconies, will swim in the crystal-clear blue waters of the Aegean and taste delicious local dishes.

Each island though has its own character and offers something different to visitors. Cosmopolitan Rhodes, the island of Knights, the beautiful Kos, the island of Hippocrates, the reverent Patmos in the monastery of John’s Revelation, Kalymnos, the island of sponge, Halki, the island of peace, Nisyros with its impressive crater of the volcano, the scenic Astypalaia idyllic Karpathos, the borderline Kastelorizo, the noble Symi and the other islands of the cluster enchant every visitor with its unique attractions and its unique history.

Dodecanese offered both cosmopolitan and for relaxing holidays, as here you will find bustling island with live rhythms and lively nightlife, but quiet, isolated islets ideal for rest and relaxation.

The excellent infrastructure of all the islands ensures comfortable vacation guests, providing a multitude of hotels, rooms, apartments, boarding houses, studios, taverns, restaurants, bars and clubs for all tastes.

Select a destination and let the magic of each island to carry you away …

Dodecanese Photos