The Dodecanese island group is in the southeastern part of the Aegean Sea, the sunniest corner of Greece; it comprises twelve large islands and numerous smaller ones, each one with a different character. You will find fantastic beaches, archeological sites of great historical importance,imposing Byzantine and Medieval monuments, traditional villages and architectural gems that date to the Italian Occupation. The Dodecanese have long been one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.
Rhodes and Kos, are among the largest islands of the group and the two most popular ones. Karpathos, Patmos, Leros, Symi, Kalymnos, and Astypalaia have managed to keep their traditional flavour despite the fact that large numbers of tourists visit them. The smaller islands, with lower rates of growth, like Tilos, Nisyros, Leipsoi, Chalki, Kasos, Kastellorizo, Agathonisi, Telendos and Pserimos are a fine choice for relaxed and peaceful holidays.
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