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The Dodecanese Islands are composed of twelve major islands: Astypalea, Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kastellorizo, Kos, Patmos, Rhodes, Tilos.

They are the most oriental area of Greece, in the southeast part of the Aegean Sea, and is located just a couple of kilometers from Turkey.

These islands have everything to offer to the visitors: whitewashed houses, beautiful beaches with crystal waters, charming villages, exciting nightlife and more…


Kos town is the capital of the island. It combines historic monuments with a modern planning of broad streets bordered with trees, big squares, and houses with gardens. Throughout the town you will find an abundance of trees, bushes and flowers: fir, pine tree, cypress, eucalyptus, oak, jar mine, lilac, acacia and hibiscus. Take a stroll on the rock paved streets of the old town where you will find numerous tourist shops or maybe lie on the sandy beaches under the sun. When it gets dark, there is a rich variety of restaurants and taverns with Greek and international cousine. At night there are a number of places to go to, depending how quiet or ... wild you want to spend you night: Greek bouzoukia, dance bars, discos. The villages of Kos are accessed through the main road of the island. The nearer ones can be reached by bicycle while the farther ones by motorcycle or car.


The city of Rhodes is one of the biggest municipalities of all the Greek islands. It is the financial and cultural center of the south eastern Aegean, and successfully combines a lively present with a rich historical past. There are many reasons why Rhodes island is the most popular resort of the Mediterranean: The natural surroundings include crystal clear beaches, many parks, (in Rhodes town) the bright sun, add to the warm hospitality of the islanders themselves The city of Rhodes town has an excellent tourist infrastructure and offers a wide variety of entertainment such as night life, sports, cultural events, and day trips to wonderful Lindos and neighboring islands. Highly recommend to visit Simi island for a day trip. Finally, visitors have the opportunity to learn something of the colourfull history of the city of Rhodes, visit the museums, or go sightseeing.

Sailing routes

  • Kos - Kalymnos
  • Kalymnos - Leros
  • Leros - Patmos
  • Astypalea - Nissiros
  • Nissiros - Tilos
  • Tilos - Halki
  • Halki - Rhodes (Rodos)
  • Rhodes (Rodos) - Symi
  • Symi - Kos