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...Medieval brushstrokes on the Aegean landscape...
The uniqueness of the Dodecanese variety in natural landscape, clean beaches, quaint settlements, historical monuments and modern Greek lifestyle have promoted the area to the most popular international destination in Greece.
The smaller Dodecanese islands have developed into a refuge for eclectic visitors seeking rejuvenation through an authentic experience in island life.
Agathonisi: An unforgettable experience of authentic island life in a peaceful Aegean environment with an abundance of fish and virgin beaches with crystalline waters.
Astypalaia: The westernmost island of the group, with a Cycladic-style head-village dominated by a Venetian castle and impressive coves. The island has a marina.
Kalymnos: The island of the sponge-divers. Rough, virgin landscape, impressive caves, a popular destination for climbers and divers.
Karpathos: Boasting some of the finest beaches in Europe, the island has an intensely alternating landscape and live ethnological treasures. The gorges on the northern part of the island will satisfy climbing aficionados.
Kassos: The southernmost island of the Dodecanese group, it is ideal for fishing and nature walks, boasting rare samples of flora and fauna.
Kastellorizo: This is where Europe begins. A story-like ort, rich in cultural and natural sites.
Kos: The green island of Hippocrates has a very good road network, organised bicycle tracks, splendid buildings and excellent tourist infrastructure, an ultra-modern marina and thermal springs.
Leipsoi: White houses and blue windows, a great number of chapels, excellent fish and traditional tastes, cobble-stone mountain paths.
Leros: Goddess Artemis' island treats its visitors to rocky and lacy shores, green mountains, sandy beaches, Byzantine and medieval monuments and authentic island life.
Nisyros: Unique island with volcanic earth, thermal springs, impressive craters and wild but idyllic coastline.
Patmos: The "Jerusalem of the Aegean" with a beautiful head-village and eclectic night-life.
Rhodes: The "island of the sun", combines thousand-year-old historic monuments, beaches to suit all tastes and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. A wide range of activities for all ages.
Symi: Aristocratic head-village with neoclassic buildings, fresh seafood and secluded coves.
Tilos: It has 14 types of sanctuaries with rare birds and fish, rich ecclesiastical tradition, a Medieval village-monument and a cave with prehistoric finds of dwarf-elephants.
Chalki: The border-line island west of Rhodes has a traditional harbour, neoclassical stone houses with tiled roofs and narrow alleyways, secluded beaches and a castle offering a unique view.