Prefecture of the Dodecanese Islands Travel Guide

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Rhodes (Island)

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Kos

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Kos Island

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Lindos

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155,314,43

Rodos (City)

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Kefalos

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Symi

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226,366,9

Patmos Island

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Leros Island

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Kalymnos Island

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Patmos

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Karpathos

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22,30,13

Nisos Nisyros

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Lardos

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Astypalaia

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30,89,1

Symi Island

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67,188,0

Kalymnos

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9,49,0

Afantou

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11,56,2

Tilos Island

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8,18,0

Nisos Pserimos

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2,6,0

Nisos Chalki

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2,15,0

Arkoi Island

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Nisos Megisti

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Karpathos Island

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10,15,0

Kremasti

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1,10,7

Tholos

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Agia Marina

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Trianta

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Archangelos

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Vrachonisida Agia Marina

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Nisida Seskli

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Prasonisi

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Rhodes (Island)

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Kos

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  • Casa Romana

    Kos Things to Do

    The Casa Romana is a reconstructed Roman house only a short walk from the town centre, which is well worth visiting. There was no charge to enter it when we were there.

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  • Alice Springs Hotel

    Kos Hotels

    I stayed with my hubby in the apartment hotel Alice Springs in August 2004. It was run by a...

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  • NERANTZIA CASTLE / CASTLE OF THE...

    Kos Things to Do

    The castle of the Knights of Saint John on Kos, was constructed with local stone and with the remains of previous constructions and buildings and was built during the occupation of the Knights, which lasted for over two hundred years.Here, there is a stone Bridge crossing to the Castle. This is because the Castle used to be on an island, and the...

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Kos Island

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Lindos

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  • ACROPOLIS

    Lindos Things to Do

    In times gone by the Acropolis of Lindos was dominated by the massive temple of Athena Lindia, which attained its final form in around 300 BC. In Hellenistic and Roman times the temple precinct grew as more buildings were added. A massive fortress was built on the acropolis by the Knights of St John to defend the island against the Ottomans.The...

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  • Summer Memories Aparthotel

    Lindos Hotels

    Excellent value, terrific location, friendly staff, good facilities...Summer Memories was perfect...

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  • Donkey to the Acropolis

    Lindos Transportation

    I did the Donkey ride! After reading other people's reviews, I must say that I can't see what all the fuss is about. The Donkeys looked well looked after and well fed, and I never saw any ill treatment! If you are on your own, like I was, then you have to wait for somebody else to take a ride, as the Donkeys are tied together for the walk. I must...

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Rodos (City)

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  • BEWARE OF AFRICAN WOMEN!

    Rodos (City) Warnings and Dangers

    When walking along the harbour side, I noticed three African women. One got up as soon as she saw me, asked where I was from and at the same time was tying a beaded bit of string around my wrist. Golly! She was so quick!!! I immediately said to take it off, luckily before she had put a knot in it, would have never been able to undo it! They demand...

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  • Hotel Africa

    Rodos (City) Hotels

    The Hotel Africa was not located in the Old Town of Rodos, but just on the outskirts, with views...

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  • Kallithea spa.

    Rodos (City) Favorites

    This old thermal estabilishment was built and designed by the Italians between 1929 and 1930. It has been restored recently. Today it is not in operation any more like spa, but here you can enjoy a beautiful small beach, a garden with lots of flowers and two pavilions of the former spa. Among the facilities at Kallithea there is a cafe-restaurant,...

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Kefalos

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  • Excellent Seafood and a Great View

    Kefalos Restaurants

    Good, fresh seafood is (surprisingly) not so easy to find on Kos. The restaurant in Limionas is a notable exception: their fish comes directly from the local fishermen and is cooked masterfully. The restaurant is located in a fairly remote spot by the seaside with a great view and a chance to see beautiful sunsets. There's also a short sandy beach...

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  • Hermes Hotel

    Kefalos Hotels

    Diakogiannis Sevastianos, Kefalos, 85301, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Kefalos Old Town - the original cafe!

    Kefalos Off The Beaten Path

    We took the recommendations from elsewhere and went in search of the old man and his small bakery come café. After much exploring of back streets I looked up a small street and saw a man stood outside a shop and sure enough it was him. As we approached he launched into his patter of “vanille, chocolate, mocha gateaux, éclairs...” and beckoned us...

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Symi

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  • Greek Turkish Friendship

    Symi Local Customs

    With the close proximity of Symi to the Turkish coastline, historically their inhabitants haven't always got along.However, there are many events held on the island through the year to bring the people of Symi and Turkey together. Symis nearest Turkish town is Datca (See my Must See tips)Sept 1st 2004 is World Peace Day , and there is now an annual...

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  • Hotel Nireus

    Symi Hotels

    Akti Georgiou Gennimata, Symi, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Symi Animal Welfare (SAW)

    Symi Local Customs

    As is typical of most Greek Islands Symi has an abundance of cats, roaming the streets, restaurants and accomodations.As well as feeding from the titbits fed by tourists and scavaging the bins of restaurants etc, they breed!!!In order to look after these cats, and control the numbers, donations pay for a vet from the UK to spend a week each year on...

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Patmos Island

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  • Monastery of St. John the Theologian

    Patmos Island Things to Do

    This is one of the most significant monuments on Patmos, towering above the whitewashed houses of the town of Chora and visible from any part of the island. The greater part of the building was build by a priest called Christodoulos and after his death finished by 12 other monks. The orthodox Monastery of St. John has a fortress-like exterior, with...

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  • Holy Cave of the Apocalypse

    Patmos Island Things to Do

    The most important period in the history of Patmos begins in the year of 95 AD, when the disciple of Christ, John the Evangelist arrived on the island. He lived in a small cave-like hollow in a rock, where according to the tradition, St. John heard the Apocalypse dictated by the voice of God through a cleft in the rock; words which he recorded in...

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  • Travelling to Patmos by ferry

    Patmos Island Transportation

    In my opinion the best and most authentic way to travel to an island is by ferry. And Patmos – having no airport - only can be reached by ferry (or flying dolphin). Coming from Western Europe the most convenient connection to Patmos is sailing with the ‘old’ ferry boat ‘Nisos Kalymnos’ from the port of Pythagorion on Samos. Pythagorion has an...

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Leros Island

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  • Beachside Restaurant: Fresh Fish,...

    Leros Island Restaurants

    OK - now this is easy, I have been travelling now for about 2 years, I am lucky in that I can workl from anywhere - I got lucky with this restaurant, I stopped over on the island called Leros, Dodecanese - near to Patmos, Samos and Lipsi - a true jewel - decided to have some food - I had Calamari, Tzatziki and some fresh Fish - I have never been...

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  • Simply Greek taste

    Leros Island Restaurants

    Taverna Paradisos is a must if you travel to Leros.This restaurant is runned by Makris Family,in Vromolithos Beach, who are in bussiness for more than 60 years.So..Why you should go to Taverna Paradisos?Well.. You can have your glass of whine and taste the "mezedes" (appetizers) which are delicious,is the only taverna that has a variety of...

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  • The best of the best

    Leros Island Restaurants

    Look no more: this was the best restaurant of all the islands that we ran into on our May expedition to Patmos, Leros and Samos. You can find it at the end of the boulevard in Alinda. They love to cook and experiment here and try making and tasting new dishes in their spare time. There is a wide choice on the menu and we tried all sorts of things...

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Kalymnos Island

  • Visit the monastry

    Kalymnos Island Off The Beaten Path

    On the hill over Ellies there is an old monastry - it's now uninhabited since the last monk left - I bet he had fun climbing back up the hill form his evening taverna visits. You climb up the old goat path - you can let yourself in and have a look around. There is a visitors book for you to autograph. It's a little hairy walking back down the track

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  • Emborio

    Kalymnos Island Off The Beaten Path

    Emborio is a lovely beach village at the very top of the island. You can get the local bus which will take you on a lovely coastal journey and drop you at the beach. The beach is very quiet - we were the only ones there except the goats and this goose. Lovely

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  • Pothis town

    Kalymnos Island Things to Do

    Pothis town is a great day out - you can get the local bus there. There's a sponge factory (see my things to do tip) and loads and loads of shops. It's a very busy little town with lots of locals shopping and lots of traffic. It's also got a lovely harbour.

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Patmos

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  • Scala Sea Food

    Patmos Restaurants

    My wife wanted to swim whilst I just wanted to relax in the shade and read a book. So, we took the tender from our ship and walked to the right, where there is a log line of palm trees. There were several places to eat on the way but we decided to walk to near the end of the trees because that's where everyone was swimming.We settled at a table in...

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  • Patmos Paradise Hotel

    Patmos Hotels

    Kambos, 85500, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Dolphins

    Patmos Favorites

    Great excitement on the car ferry "Spirit of Samos" from Samos to Patmos when we sighted dolphins in the sea. We were making the trip in September of 2009. Three of them paced the boat for about fifteen minutes then drew ahead and disappeared. I tried to take some photographs but it my EOS 300D just didn't react fast enough. This was the best...

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Karpathos

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  • sunprotection

    Karpathos What to Pack

    The combination of sun and (sometimes very) strong wind can cause sunburn. (In Pigadia I met older locals with burnt skin) Always take a hat, sunglasses and a longsleeved shirt with you when you go suntanning. When its windy, don't stay too long on the beach.

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  • Aegean Village

    Karpathos Hotels

    Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Olympic rollercoaster

    Karpathos Transportation

    I flew back to Rhodes with Olympic in one of their flying coffins. Huge fun! The airport has been improved since then, but at the time you took off directly into the mountains and the pilot twisted and turned his way upwards through the valleys and gorges. In such a small plane you can see out both sides, so it was scareeee...PS "flying coffin" is...

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Nisos Nisyros

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  • The Best Food and view at the port of...

    Nisos Nisyros Restaurants

    The food here is excellent, big plates with delicious products, all well- made by the best olive oil, fresh fish and local meat, well combination with the art of cooking! Here you can find EXCELENT gREEK PLATES AS Mousaka, souvlaki, tzatziki , Greek SALADS e.t.c but also more choices from european couisine, American burgers, WESTERN Omelets, and...

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  • Best and worst restaurant in Nisyros

    Nisos Nisyros Restaurants

    Panorama restaurant is located about 100 m before the town square. Very authentic and delicious food. (Doesnt offer muc fish but then Greek cuisine is more than fish.) Good view and nice staff.Recommended: goat, chorta, pasticcio.Fabbrica is located at the entraqnce to the town. Avoid it at any cost. Gave us burnt fish, the blackest fish I've ever...

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  • The fumes of the crater

    Nisos Nisyros Warnings and Dangers

    Due to the higher concentration of sulphur fumes inside the Stepanos crater it is not recommended to people with respiratory system difficulties and cardiac patients as well as to pregnant women to descend into the bottom of the crater. You can still enjoy the views of the crater from the caldera and maybe enjoy a cold drink in the volcano bar...

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Lardos

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  • George's Car Hire

    Lardos Transportation

    Car hire is the best option for exploring southern Rhodes. Yes there are several buses a day to Lindos, via Pefkos and Rhodes Town and other main places but a car makes the best of the time and allows access to more remote places. 3 day packages seem to be the most popular and towards the end of season you could haggle for great deals.We booked...

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  • Lindos Princess Beach Hotel

    Lardos Hotels

    Pros Pefkous, nr Lindos, Lardos, 85109, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Castle at Asklipeio

    Lardos Off The Beaten Path

    After you have visited the Byzantine church at Asklipeio head up to the castle ruins above the town for superb views over the area - just follow the signposted road up. The castle has a narrow inner aprapet and ancient water tanks - its rather overgrown so watch your feet - there may even be carcases of animals in there so be warned!

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Astypalaia

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  • Studios & Restaurant

    Astypalaia Restaurants

    Mrs Frosso knows all the great little delicious secrets to happy greek food!She is very friendly, a pleasant and wonderful host - try the chickpeas traditional dish, the cooked/grilled meals and look/ask what her husband fished on the day....and for desert, various delicious traditional sweets made by Mrs Frosso - we had the excquisite lemon - and...

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  • Tholaria Boutique Hotel

    Astypalaia Hotels

    Chora Astypalea, 85900, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Vathi

    Astypalaia Off The Beaten Path

    After Scinontas bay the road to the left is signed towards Vathi, a village noth-east of the island, but looks a discouraging dirty road. Indeed, it is a 20-30 minute rocky and bouncy - especially for motorbike- ride that has nothing really important to arrive to at the end. No one recommends to take this road...If you set aside the inconvenience...

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