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Island Hopping in Dodecanese: 6 good reasons to try it

Dodecanese ● Karpathos ● Kasos ● Kos ● Patmos ● Rhodes ● Symi ● 08 February 2018
 

Dodecanese offers you hundreds of reasons to visit these legendary islands that are located literally closer to turkey than to Greece. Dodecanese islands are the dream vacation of every traveller, who wants to explore the history and hospitality of Greece, the authenticity together with great touristic facilities, the charming atmosphere of picturesque harbours and the deep blue waters of exotic beaches in gorgeous caves. It is pointless to try to choose only one island. Before booking your accommodation in one destination, why not thinking about experiencing island hopping? Island Hopping in Dodecanese will give you the opportunity to see fascinating things and discover the mythical Aegean Sea during your summer holidays. Just read 6 of the numerous reasons that make Dodecanese a wonderful group of Greek islands, and get ready to find out even more by yourself!

The harbour of Symi as the boat approaches

Built amphitheatrically, the harbour of Symi will take your breath away as soon as the boat approaches it. Colourful neoclassical houses create a picture that looks like coming from a carte postal. It is a picture like a painting that you will admire again and again during your stay on this charming rocky island.


Lindos from above

The reasons to adore Rhodes are innumerable. And Lindos is one of them. On the top hill, overlooking the Aegean Sea and under the shadow of ancient Lindos' Acropolis, this small medieval city with white houses, friendly shops and paved streets combines history, beauty, breathtaking view and one of the best beaches on the island.


The tree of Hippocrates in Kos

Kos is an island full of historical sites. The most exciting of them is a plane tree, under which, according to the myth, Hippocrates, the father of Medicine, used to teach his students. Impressive?


The village Olympos in Karpathos

The mountainous village of Olympos in Karpathos is a place, where time appears to have stood still for centuries. Unique architecture, a significant folklore museum and more than 70 windmills to the road leading to the village are only some of the things you will admire in Olympos. On the slopes of a hill, Olympos impresses with its well-preserved houses that create a unique scenery.

 


The beach Marmara in Kasos

Kasos is an untouched by mass tourism Greek island, perfect for those seeking peace and privacy. One of its greatest assets is the beach Marmara, which is considered as one of the best hidden paradises in Greece. Golden sand, turquoise waters and the feeling that you have just discovered a virgin paradise, this is Marmara.


The sacred cave in Patmos

Patmos is the island where Saint John wrote the Apocalypse. After 2,000 thousand years of history, the sacred cave is still there, and you can visit it with respect to its spiritual vibes that attract everyone, even the atheists. It is a holy place with a strong aura inside a rock. You can't understand how you will feel, if you don't visit it.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Kos, Greece Hotel Yiorgos
Hotel Yiorgos
9, Harmilou str., 85300 Kos, Greece

The family-run Hotel Yiorgos is situated in a quiet area in Kos Town just 150 m from beach and 1 km from the port. The center of the lively capital of Kos island can be reached within a 10-minute walk. Kos International Airport is at 23 km.

Studio & Appartment in Astypalaia, Greece Caldera Studios
Caldera Studios
Pera Gialos, Astypalaia Town, 85900 Astypalaia, Greece

Caldera Studios are set right above the sea just one minute walk from Pera Gialos beach in Astypalaia Town. The new port of Astypalaia, Agios Andreas, is 5 km away, while the airport is at 8 km.

Pansion in Patmos, Greece Pansion Katerina
Pansion Katerina
Skala, 85500 Patmos, Greece

Pansion Katerina is located in Skala, Patmos, just a few-minutes' walk from the beach. Patmos Port is a 10-minute walk away from the property. Patmos Chora is 4.5 km away.


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