Dodecanese Islands
group of islands in south Aegean sea

Dodecanese Islands

The Dodecanese is a group of islands located in the southern area of Aegean Sea and most of them are closer to Turkey than to Greece. The name literally means twelve islands because the group consists of 12 larger and 150 smaller islands.

The 12 larger islands are: Astypalea, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Kos, Leros, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes, Symi, Tilos and Kastellorizo, of which only 3 are popular among tourists: Rhodes, Kos and Patmos.

highlights: group of islands in south Aegean sea, region in Greece

Photos from Dodecanese Islands
Nerantzia castle in Kos townDodecanese IslandsStreet of the KnightsDodecanese IslandsView from the seaTraditional coffee shop Toy Nikola kafenion at the village centerTourists ascending from the volcanic craterThe first houses on the narrow street towards the centerBasilica of Agios Stefanos
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Destinations in Dodecanese Islands

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