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Holidays in the Dodecanese Islands

The Dodecannese are a group of islands with unique beauty and great history that you will surely fall in love with. The Dodecannese Islands are located in the South East of the Aegean Sea, with capital being the famous large island of Rhodes.

Dodecanese Islands - Greece

Some of the Dodecannese Islands still maintain their tradition look despite the years passed by. It will not be unusual to come across women on the road, that even today, are still wearing their colourful local traditional costumes.

All over the Dodecannese Islands you will find a lot of clean and crystal clear water sandy beaches. The beaches on the Dodecanese Islands are amongst the cleanest and most beautiful in Greece. Here you will enjoy unforgettable moments under the hot Aegean Sea summer sun.

You will find the Dodecanese quite cosmopolitan, but at the same time you can easily find the quiet and peaceful life that these beautiful islands provide.

Many of the islands here have retained their traditional appearances, and provide many charming photo opportunities. The Dodecannese Islands are the ideal summer holiday destination in Greece, perfectly blending the thriving nature and rich and colourful vegetation with the soothing blue of the sky and the sea.

Holidays in the Dodecanese Islands

Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecannese Islands, that combines a wonderful climate with peace and quiet but at the same time, a lively cosmopolitan life.

Kos an island known for it's fantastic sandy beaches and also as being the home land of Hippocrates. The islands of Kalimnos is one with a very rich history and wonderful sites, which visitors can enjoy and explore.

To put it simply, the Dodecannese Islands are awaiting for you with open arms, ready to welcome you, and to come here and enjoy unforgettable holidays in beautiful surroundings.

Discover the Dodecanese Islands

Astypalaia Greece


The charming Dodecanese island of Astypalaia is one that at first glace, resembles the islands of the Cyclades, rather than the Dodecanese .....

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Halki Greece


Located off the west side of Rhodes, the small island of Halki is but a dot on the Aegean. It is however an island of immense natural beauty .....

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Kalymnos Greece


The mountainous island of Kalymos is one with stunning landscapes and scenery, and is a wonderful destination for your holidays in the .....

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Karpathos Greece


Located between the islands of Rhodes and Crete, Karpathos is the second largest island in the Dodecanese, and is a place that is ideal for .....

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Kasos Greece


Kasos is one of the smaller sized islands in the Dodecanse, yet it is a truly beautiful and inspiring island that provides the perfect .....

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Kastelorizo Greece


The most eastern of the Dodecanese islands is the picturesque island of Kastelorizo. It is a very traditional island and one .....

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Kos Greece


Kos is the third largest island in the Dodecanese after Rhodes and Karpathos. It is the homeland of Hyppocates - the father of modern .....

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Leros Greece


Located between Patmos and Kalymnos is the beautiful Dodecanese island of Leros. With a very interesting and diverse history spanning .....

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Lipsi Greece


Surrounded by several tiny islands, the beautiful island of Lipsi in the Dodecanse is a truly magical place to visit, and is the perfect destination for .....

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Nisyros Greece


Nisyros is a small volcanic island, and one unlike any other in the Dodecanese. It's unique landscape make it a very special and interesting .....

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Patmos Greece


Patmos is one of the most popular of islands in the Dodecanese and is oftern referred to as being the "Holy Island", as Ioannis the .....

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Rhodes Greece


The Greek island of Rhodes is the largest of all the Dodecanese islands and is one of the most popular destinations in Greece for vacations .....

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Symi Greece


The charming island of Symi is seen by many as being one of the most beautiful of the Dodecanese islands. It is an island of extreme natural .....

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Tilos Greece


With a rich and diverse history spanning thousands of years, immense natural beauty and charm and a wonderful atmopshere, the island of .....

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