Typically Astypalea belong s to the Dodecanese complex of islands but on the map and also on the character it belongs to the Cyclades. Astypalea has the same architectural style as the other islands in the Cyclades but it stands out for its beauty. Built on and around hills with mills and a castle on the top with an amazing view, certainly it worth the title of the most beautiful island in the area. It is also the island with the most sun and the clearest sea waters. The scheme of the island reminds butterfly and in fact, it is like a rare butterfly, unique, sensitive, and full of charm and summer.
Nisyros belongs to the Dodecanese complex of islands. It is an island marked by the presence of a volcano. The island has the characteristic volcanic earth morphology which offers a wild sense of beauty and a special vibe. Besides, the volcano can be visited. This visit to the lunar scenery along with an amazing view and the characteristic smell of brimstone will be a memorable experience. Visit also the traditional villages, dance in the local fests, and have a bath in the hot springs located in an impressive public building.
It is a very small island, one of the Dodecanese group of islands. As a tiny island is an unspoiled paradise, the first “green” island of the Mediterranean Sea. Tilos is known for its philosophy of life which is based on ecological and humanitarian values. As a result, Tilos has achieved to be self-sufficient in energy and it preserves by choice a low touristic attendance in order not to lose its authenticity. The society of Tilos has developed a high social consciousness and they have organized an excellent center for refugees and on the island took place the first homosexual wedding in Greece. Furthermore, the natural beauty and the simplicity of life are some spots of the islands that are ideal for a relaxed, sophisticated vacation.
Halki is a small island situated on the southeast of the Aegean Sea. The first look of the island when you arrive in the port is so eye-catching that will keep Halki in your heart forever. Halki is an ideal destination for a peaceful vacation on a traditional island full of hospitality, good food, a simple way of life, and the pleasure that gives a beautiful nature and magical beaches.
Symi is part of the Dodecanese complex of islands. It is well known for the exceptional architecture and atmosphere that comes from the mansion houses which are built amphitheatrically. The island is a cosmopolitan destination with a sense of luxury in every step. There are also a lot of sights and magnificent beaches.
It is the fourth largest island of the Dodecanese group of islands. It is called the island of the sponge divers because Kalymnos are produced and proceeded sponges since the 1940s. Kalymnos has a special geomorphologic that offers opportunities for climbing, hiking, speleology, and scuba diving. It is an excellent choice for an alternative, active vacation, and delicious local food (fish, cheese, ouzo).
Leros is an island of the Dodecanese complex of Islands. It is an island full of flora, a green island. Agia Marina the largest village on the island has been built by Italians, it is a sample of extraordinary architecture. The island offers all the touristic services along with a traditional atmosphere and fantastic beaches and beautiful small villages.
It is a gorgeous small island on the southeast side of the Aegean Sea. It is considered to be the island of Kalypso the goddess that prisoned Odysseus for seven years. The description of the island by Homer is not far from reality. Leipsoi is an exquisite island with crystal blue waters, very hospitable people, and a calm atmosphere.
A tiny island in the Dodecanese group of islands. A hidden paradise ready to be revealed by an alternative visitor. The islands have not been ruined by tourism. It is an island with small white houses, multicolored plants, and authentic people. It is an ideal choice for those who wish to spend some time in a peaceful and immaculate area.
Patmos is the “Holy Island” of the Aegean Sea, the place where John wrote the “Apocalypse”. If you look around the island you will ascertain that that choice wasn’t random. The volcanic ground, the inaccessible beaches, and the wild beauty of the island give a spiritual sense in the atmosphere. A unique sight of the island is the Holy Cave of the Apocalypse the cave where John heard the voice of God. Today this cave can be visited. The Monastery of John the Theologist is a significant monument. The island has a medieval settlement with a very interesting character. Also, the beaches of the islands are organized or remoted beaches.