Five Beautiful Dodecanese Greek Islands to Visit

The islands are such an integral part of Greece’s history, culture and tradition. They are also one of Europe’s most sought-after holiday destinations and account for some of Greece’s best places to visit.

These are the five of the best Dodecanese islands we believe will appeal to a range of holiday criteria.

Leros Island

The island offers fantastic exploring for hikers and some of the best wreck diving you will find anywhere. Leros has something for everyone without the maddening tourist crowds.

Symi Island

While Symi does attract cruise ships and day-trippers from neighbouring islands, you can still enjoy the quiet, laid-back Greek island lifestyle.

Kos Island

The islands iconic medieval castle greets you at the port, and as you head into Kos town through the castle’s walls, you start to realise the ruins of ancient Greece.

Rhodes Island

Stroll the maze of medieval streets and laneways and discover different stages of history and the cultures that came with it.

Patmos Island

Set beneath the majestic monastery of St John and the Cave of the Apocalypse where St John is said to have written the Book of Revelations you will find the town of Chora.

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