A cluster of twelve islands in the southeastern edge of the Aegean, jewels of all sizes decorating the big blue sea: the Dodecanese form a bridge between Europe and the East and everywhere you’ll see traces of peoples and cultures that made their mark over the centuries: Ionians, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians, Ottomans and Italians. Each island has a character all its own and all offer a plethora of opportunities for relaxation, sightseeing, adventures and gastronomical pleasure – with a backdrop of stunningly beautiful beaches.
The “island of the Apocalypse” or “Jerusalem of the Aegean” welcomes you! Pátmos is quite popular amongst pilgrims since in one of the island’s caves John the Theologian, one of Christ’s disciples, wrote the “Book of Revelations”. Small and secluded yet spectacular all the same..
At the same time cosmopolitan and traditional, timeless and modern, simple and spectacular – Rhodes is ideal for beach holidays and so much more. Vast sandy beaches, emerald waters, castles and ancient civilizations, gourmet restaurants and traditional tavernas serving local delicacies.
The island of Hera and Pythagoras, more beaches than you can count and a famous wine to sweeten your evenings combine to create a unique setting. On this luxuriantly green island on the northeastern edge of the Aegean, covered by pine forests, olive and citrus groves and vineyards, myth and history take on a special allure. and of the great mathematician Pythagoras. On this island, you will see traces of their presence, as you discover Samos’ cool, clear waters, untouched mountain villages, delicious local foods and superb sweet wine.
With its sophisticated ambience and period architecture, Symi promises a different island experience on the edge of the Aegean, filled with old world glamour. What you may not know is that Symi ranks as one of the most popular summer destinations in the Mediterranean for those seeking a holiday with style, one that combines cosmopolitan flavor with old-world glamour, class and tradition. It’s an island rich with history and culture, with expensive yachts along the harbor and sailboats that make their way daily from nearby Turkey.
Tilos, a small and quiet island, mesmerizes the visitor with its original atmosphere and unspoilt nature. Various herbs and flowers grow on its mountainous, yet lush, elevations, hills and valleys with flowing springs, adding heady aromas to the air. A refuge for rare bird species, with abundant sea life, it constitutes an eco-park protected by international treaties. Free your senses, escape routine and enjoy the generosity of nature.