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Dodecanese Islands


Option 1: Leros, Patmos, Kalymnos, Kos, Symi, Tilos, Astypalea
Option 2: Leros, Patmos, Amorgos, Naxos, Paros, Mykonos


The Dodecanese or Dodecanisos is the name of the island complex in the north eastern Aegean. They are situated between the islands of Crete, the Cyclades, lkarias, Samos and the Asia Minor seaboard.

Patmos is one of the islands of the Dodecanese. Patmos has a strong religious past because it is where Saint John the Divine had its revelation and wrote the Apocalypse. Patmos used to be an important place of pilgrimage and belonged to the Church. From this unique past, the impressive Monastery of Saint John and signs prohibiting nude bathing and topless are remaining. This Greek island has many beauties to offer to visitors.

The island of Leros is another part of the Dodecanese Islands. It is located in the north-western part of the archipelago, between the islands of Patmos and Kalymnos. Leros is open to tourism only from a few years.

Kalymnos is an attractive island with a population of about 12000 inhabitants, which are mostly leaving in the capital and main port, Pothia. Kalymnos is famous for its sponge fishing industry and almost all the old men of the island were one diving for fishing sponges.

The beaches on Kos are some of the most beautiful in the Dodecanese islands. The great majority of the beaches are sandy with crystalline blue waters. The picturesque landscape makes it even more appealing.