THE 8 WELL-KEPT SECRETS OF THE DODECANESE
Halki stands out for the peaceful atmosphere, the picturesque port, the dreamy beaches and the natural landscapes. Halki is one of the smallest islands in the Dodecanese, near Rhodes and it feels like stepping into another age. The impressive houses’ architecture, the flower-filled alleyways and the absence of cars are some of the attributes that make the island adorable.
Serene and welcoming Symi
A unique island of the Dodecanese complex, with untouched beauty and special architecture that gives you the chance for another daytrip from Rhodes. Do not miss the sight of the fishing boats, the tavernas and take some time to walk up the 500 steps of Kali-Strata where the Byzantine Castle view will compensate you.
Colorful isolation in Kastelorizo
Greece’s most remote island is just 800m from the Turkish coast but brims with Greek history and tradition. The name comes from the Knights of St. John, because of the red rocks on which the Castle of the island was built.
The meaning of tranquility in Lipsi
Do not miss swimming in the wonderful crystal-clear waters, exploring natural landscapes and beautiful secluded beaches. A must-do is a boat trip to the surrounding islets and the hiking in the beaches which are secluded. Lipsi is a tiny island surrounded by 24 even tinier islets.
Untouched and unexpected Tilos
Sandwiched between Kos and Rhodes, still untouched by mass tourism, Tilos island keeps its unspoiled charm. There are little island boasts hiking paths and untouched beaches that make this destination an alternative one. The classic Aegean architecture will make your way unforgettable and the view from the castle of the knights is amazing.
Volcanic beauty of Nisyros
In case you were craving for untouched beauty and peaceful environment, you will definitely enjoy hiking, exploring the three volcanic craters of the island and visiting the mountain village of Nikia.
Photogenic and friendly Kasos
Kasos is the southernmost Dodecanese island and from the little old harbor, Bouka to the atmospheric alleyways of Agia Marina, it pulls on your heartstrings. Kasos gives you the chance to hike between monasteries and caves and relax on peaceful beaches.
Tiny, charming Agathonisi
Tiny Agathonisi, an island near Patmos, is charming with just a handful of tavernas, bars and chapels. You can arrange to go there by boat, to your own beach and you should also take a 15-minute walk from the Church of Aghios Ioannis to Aghios Haralambos, from where you can enjoy stunning views.