Greek Islands & Dodacanese
Greece - Greek Islands & Itineraries
GD-1 Kos - Kos Dodecanese North ( 1 week )
GD-2 Kos - Kos Dodecanese South ( 1 week )
GD-3 Kos - Kos Dodecanese ( 2 weeks )
DODECANESE - CYCLADES COMBINED
GD-4 Kos - Kos Dodecanese / Cyclades ( 2 weeks )
DODECANESE - TURKEY COMBINED
TG-1 Marmaris - Greek Islands - Bodrum ( 1 week )
TG-2 Bodrum - Greek Islands - Datca ( 1 week )
TG-3 Marmaris - Greek Islands - Bodrum ( 1 week )
TG-4 Bodrum - Greek Islands - Bodrum ( 1 week )
PLACES TO SEE IN DODECANESE
Kardemena – This harbor lies on the SE coast of the island. It used to be a small fishing village but now has become a resort area. It provides good shelter from the meltemi, there is a pier to moor on to but at night due to the nightlife it can get a bit noisy. Fuel, water and provisioning are available.
Limin Kos - A fairly busy harbor as there are small boats that go back and forth from Turkey. During the meltemi it offers good shelter but it does tend to swell up. All facilities are available.
Masthari – This is a small fishing village on the NW coast of Kos. There is a new mole and offers good shelter from the meltemi.
Ormos Kamares – This small bay is located on the South end of the island. It offers good shelter from the meltemi and there is a small mole to moor on to. Water is also available at the mole as well as few tavernas.
Limin Kalymnos - Offers good shelter form the meltemi. If there are strong southerly winds the harbor can become uncomfortable. There is both fuel and water on the quay. There is also good provisioning and a number of tavernas.
Vathi – Is a fjord which is extremely attractive with its lemon and orange groves. There is a mole you can anchor on to. The fjord offers good shelter from meltemi There are tavernas, water and some supplies available.
Ormiskos Vorio or Emobrios – A small bay with a T-pier which is usually occupied by the fishing boats, you can anchor off in the bay. There is a small taverna and offers fair shelter from the meltemi.
Vlikathia – A small bay with beautiful summer villas. There is a taverna ashore and offers good shelter from the meltemi.
Samos today is a nice green island which attracts tourists from all over the world, not only for the nice and endless beaches but also because of the history which left its mark everywhere.
Every year, thousands of tourists visit Samos, not only for the endless beaches and the clear water bays but also because they have the opportunity to visit the monuments which exist all over the island and prove its glamour through the centuries.
Samos is one of the most important Hellenic islands. The monuments and the museums which bear witness to the history of the island and Hellas, together with the clean beaches, the traditional villages, the monasteries and the churches, not to mention the night life, comprise an island that one cannot afford not to visit.
The port of Patmos is called Skala. On the top of the cliff is the beautiful Chora, the capital of the island with white houses and narrow roads overlooking the whole Aegean. In the middle of this landscape, dominates the enormous Byzantine monastery of St. John Theologos which was built in 1088.
In the monastery's safe there are byzantine icons, jewellery and emperor's presents, while in the library there are 3000 books and rare manuscripts. On the route between Skala and Chora is the Cave of the Apocalypse. It's a 17th century monastery which was built around the cave in which St. John wrote the book of Revelations.
respect and built monasteries, churches and mansions in a unique architectural style. Today Leros gives the impression of being one of the last little paradises.
At the beatiful, organised beaches of Agia Marina, Alinda, Krithoni, Panteli, Vromolithos, Xerokampos and Laki one can enjoy all swimming activities as well as relaxing .
Mandraki – The main harbor of Nisiros there is mole and quay to tie onto. During high meltemi winds the harbor can become uncomfortable and even dangerous. Provisioning is available and several tavernas.
Palon - This harbor lies 2 miles E of Mandraki. There is a mole to tie on and it offers good shelter form the meltemi. Make sure to eat some fresh fish at one of the many tavernas. There is also a mini market for provisioning.
Mandraki - The main harbour of Rhodes. You cab tie on the N or the N end of the E quay. You will find the harbour can be fairly crowded and there is often four boats out from the quay. The harbour offers good shelter from prevailing winds. There is water and electricity available at the quay as well as fuel. All provisions can be found.
Lindos – You can moor where convenient in this large bay. The water is turquoise and offers an excellent area for a swim. Take the time to go ashore to visit the acropolis it is well worth the visit.
Tilos has been one of the best-kept secrets in the Dodecanese for some time, with good unspoiled beaches, friendly people and wonderful walking country: a tranquil antidote to Kos town. From a distance it looks arid but it shelters groves of figs, almonds, walnuts, pomegranates and olives, all watered by fresh springs.
Ormos Livadhi – Located on the East coast of Tilos the large bay has a small quay. During the meltemi there can be a swell into the bay. Water and provisioning are available and there are number of tavernas.
Because of the abundant, fragrant flowers, her fruit, the Ancient Greeks called her the "Paradise of the Gods". Today, Astypalea is also famous for her exceptional honey and the high quality of fish.
Chora, one of the most beautiful towns in the Aegean, is outlined by numberless capes, thickets and sandy bays, tranquil, comely mountains seething with 365 picturesque churches and monasteries. A Venetian Castle stands proudly at the top of the town.
Other settlements that exist today are Livadi, Analypsi, Maltezana but, most of the island life is concentrated in Chora.
One of the best beaches the island has to offer is Steno, which divides the island in two. Other magestic beaches are Agios Konstantinos, Livadi, Schinontas, Maltezana, Marmaria and Plakes as well.