Enjoy a Dodecanese adventure when you’re sailing in Greece…
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Enjoy a Dodecanese adventure when you’re sailing in Greece…

MedSailors Crew
By MedSailors Crew
on  April 28, 2014

Beautiful beaches, clear seas, ancient history and modern entertainment… the Greek islands attract thousands of visitors every year, looking to soak up some of the Mediterranean atmosphere these stunning places have to offer. When you’re sailing in Greece, the Dodecanese group of islands are a must to visit.

They vary in size and sights to see, but each one is fantastic in its own right. Rhodes is the largest of the islands and is a heady mix of old and new. Rhodes Town is a former fortress which dates back to medieval times, while Faliraki attracts younger people looking for a party or two! There are plenty of places in-between all offering the traditional Greek welcome, delicious food and plenty of local drinks.
Kos is located at the Turkish Gulf of Kerme and as such, has more than a hint of the Middle East to it. Meanwhile, Symi island is tiny although it offers plenty of tavernas for its visitors, along with a local festival throughout the summer.

Nissyros is a volcanic island, and the place to visit if you’re looking for some gorgeous sandy beaches, while Tilos offers tranquillity and peace, along with the requisite lively tavernas for food, drink and entertainment.

The last of the Dodecanse islands is Chalki, just west of Rhodes and much smaller. It is great for anchoring a yacht, as it features a pontoon and an anchorage, and it is well served by provisions direct from Rhodes.

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