Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands

Kos is an island of great beauty, lying in the centre of the Dodecanese chain in the Aegean Sea. ("Dodecanese" in Greek means "twelve islands"). Kos is north west of Rhodes and south east of continental Greece. It is the third largest island of the Dodecanese after Rhodes and Karpathos. Kos is basically a large, long narrow plain and measures 290.27 Kos Island quare kilometers, not considering its mountainous region in the north west of the island. This region comprises of a series of peaks, the tallest of which is Dikaio Christo (which in Greek means "The Just Christ").
Starting from the villages of Kos, Asfendiou, Ammaniou, Antimahia, Kardamena, Kefalos, Marmari, Mastihari, Pyli and Tingaki, then on how to get there, where to stay, what to see, where to eat and all that you need to make your stay the best ever, with a large photo gallery so that you can get a glimpse of our island’s beauties. Kos has so much to offer that it can cater to each individual taste for an unforgettable holiday.


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - NisyrosFormed from volcano eruptions, Nisiros is a place of wild beauty. According to mythology, during the period of the Gigantomachy (war of the Giants) Poseidon (the god of the sea)


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - KalymnosFrom ancient times, the municipalities of Kalymnos were the central core of social life on the island with their own archives and nobility. In Kalymnos the sponge divers still dive into the deep


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - AgathonisiAgathonisi is the north most islet of the Dodecanese islands complex. Today the population of the island is about 120 people. The oldest settlement is Megalo Chorio


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - ArkiArki is the biggest of all small and rocky islets, north of Lipsi Island. It is an isolated island, an ideal “refuge” for those seeking relaxation and peace. It is worth visiting Arkous on a


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - LipsiLipsi are a cluster of islets in Dodecanese, located north of Leros and east of Patmos. Their name is taken from the name of the largest island, Lipsi or Lipso, which consists


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - ChalkiChalki is a small and hilly islet, west of Rhodes Island, with wonderful sandy beaches. It is an ideal destination for those who want to spend their holidays away from the


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - TilosTilos is located southern of Nisiros Island. It is a small, isolated, rocky island of great archaeological interest. Its quiet beaches and architectural sights, offer an ideal choice for


Excursions to the Dodecanese Islands - SimiSimi extents in 67 km2, it is located in the Southern Dodecanese , north of Rhodes and close to the coast of south-west Turkey. The main town of Simi is divided into the upper