This is the most north island of Dodecanese complex. Agathonisi has three settlements ( Aghios Georgios, Megalo and Mikro Chorio), which are famous for their traditional architecture and the houses with beautiful gardens. The island extends over a surface of 14 km2, its coastline is 32 km long and it has 200 inhabitants. Agathonisi has a really important and sensitive ecosystem and along with its neighboring islands, makes part of Natura protected areas, as a valuable shelter of rare birds. It can be reached by ferry from Patmos, Leros, Leipsoi, Samos and Chios islands.