Only a short distance from Turkey’s Turquoise Coast in the southeastern Aegean, the Dodecanese group of islands lies in what is called the sunniest corner of Greece which makes it a great summer and warm weather winter destination.
Symi’s economy was founded on shipping, winemaking, commercial sponge diving and boat building. These trades are still evident today, but tourism is the prominent industry on the picturesque island of Symi.
One of the largest of the Dodecanese islands, the Greek island of Kos seems to have more history in the first five minutes of arriving than thought possible. It is also one of the most touristy and cosmopolitan Dodecanese islands.