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  dodecanese islands greece, rhodes, kos island, hotels, car rentals, travel agencies, holidays, vacations greece
Are the beaches of Afandou, Faliraki, Kalathos, Kiotari, Ladiko, Stegna, Tsambika and Vlycha on the northern coast of Rhodes Island, and Ialyssos, Ixia and Paradissi on the southern coast of Rhodes.
On the whole, the Dodecanese climate is characterized by warm and sunny summers, and quite mild winters, with slight differences from island to island.
Spring in the Dodecanese Islands is a lovely season, as their countryside fills with lush greenery and the temperature ranges from mid teens to low 20s.
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 Taverna Emborios - History - All about how Kasos came to be as it is today
The 15 islands are: Kos, Kalymnos, Patmos, Karpathos, Rhodes, Kasos, Syme, Chalke, Tilos, Nisyros, Astypalaia, Kastellorizo, Leros, Agathonisi and Lipsi.
During the Turkish occupation the Dodecanese islands enjoyed a privilege granted by Sultan Suleiman according to which all Turkish generals, admirals and civil officials were forbidden to maltreat the islanders or interfere in their affairs.
By the Treaty of Sèveres in 1920 the Dodecanese islands, with the exception of Rhodes, were ceded to Greece.
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 Dodecanese Islands,Greece : Tourist guide to Dodecanese Islands hotel rhodes karpathos kos kalymnos - Holidays Greece
The island of spong-fishers, Kalymnos is the fourth island of Dodekanisa.
Karpathos is the southern island of Dodekanisa is found between Crete and Rhodes and is the second biggest island of this group.
Rhodes is the biggest in extent and population island of Dodekanisa.
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 Dodecanese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
odecanese islands are formed, as the geologists say, from the peaks of the mountains of the Aegeis, the dry land that joined Greece to Asia which sank into the Mediterranean sea four million years ago.
The three large towns of Lindus, Cameirus and Ialyssus which were built on the island of Rhodes in the 6th century B.C. by the Dorians and constituted along with Kos, Cnidus and Halicarnassus in Asia Minor the Dorian Hexapolis.
In 1522 the islands were occupied by the Turks and in 1912 the Italians.
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The DODECANESE lie to the east of the Cyclades, near the coast of Turkey.
The main islands of the Dodecanese are; Astypalea, Chalki, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kassos, KOS, Leros, Lipsi, Nissyros, Patmos, RHODES (or Rhodos), Symi, and Tilos.
The islands are lush and green, the greenest of all the chains, and some of the beaches are the most spectacular in all of Greece.
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 Geographia: Islands
Scyrus (Skyrus) was an Aegean island northeast of Euboea.
Naxos was one of the larger islands of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea.
Leucas was an island in the Ionian Sea, north of Cephallenia and Ithaca.
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The islands have benefited, however, from the remarkable development of tourism in the principal islands of the group.
The Dodecanese group came to be fixed at 12 islands during the long Turkish administration of them, which began in the 16th century.
Turkish rule of the islands lasted until May 1912, when during the Italo-Turkish War Italian forces seized the islands except Ikaria (which was occupied by Greek forces in November) and Kastellorizon (which remained Turkish).
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 Dodecanese Greek Islands, theGreekTravel.com
Dodecanese have a distinct character and architecture due to successive rulers - Venetian, Ottoman and Italian while the formal incorporation of the Dodecanese into Greece came in 1948.
Kalymnos is the island of the sponge divers, Tilos claims the last paradise in Greece, volcanic Nissyros, Lipsi, Pserimos and Halki are totally untouched by massive tourism.
Symi is a picturesque small island which becomes popular, wild and mountainous Karpathos is dramatically beautiful, Agathonisi and Kassos are hilly and difficult to reach.
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 Dodecanese Islands in Greece, introduced by Almi Yachts
The Dodecanese is complex of over 163 islands and islets, of which only 26 are inhabited, situated at the most eastern part of Greece, at the borders of Europe.
Dodecanese islands are formed, as the geologists say, from the peaks of the mountains of the Aegeis, the dry land that joined Greece to Asia which sank into the Mediterranean sea four million years ago.
The Dodecanese islands have been inhabited since the prehistoric period and were first ruled by the Minoans and then the Achaeans.
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 Kalymnos travel and tourist information guide to Kalymnos island Greece Dodecanese islands
Kalymnos island is part of the Dodecanese islands and is known as the island of the sponge divers.Kalymnos located between Leros to the North and Kos to the south.
The island is mountainous and rocky with the exceptions of Vathy,Massouri and Myrties,its mountainous nature made Kalymnos the last years a beloved place for rock climbing.
The capital and main port of the island is Kalymnos or Pothia.The old capital of Kalymnos was Horio.The short distance to Kos and Leros,30 minutes about by hydrofoil gives the visitor the opportunity for daily trips to those beautiful Greek islands.
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 Dodecanese Islands: A complete guide to the Dodecanese
The Dodecanese islands are the furthest islands group from the mainland, situated along the coast of Turkey.
The town of Kos is situated in a verdant area in the north-east of the island and id guarded by the ruins of an ancient city and a medieval castle built by the Knights of St.John.
Leros is one of those islands that has a little of everything to offer to the visitor: nice beaches, byzantine churches and castle, charming villages and fishing harbors… The islands of Leros is surrounded by several islets which can be really interesting for day excursions.
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 Dodecanese Islands - sailing holidays and yacht charter guide to the Dodecanese - Kos, Rhodes yacht charters
Dodecanese (Twelve Islands or Dodekanes) is the most southerly group of islands in the Southern Sporades, lying off the south-west coast of Asia Minor.
It was an administrative region of the Byzantine Empire, and it was only when the islands came under Turkish rule in the 16th century that they were given extensive rights of self-government in domestic affairs and gained a common political status.
In 1912 most of the islands were occupied by Italy as a counter-measure to the Turkish occupation of Libya.
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 The Dodecanese Islands
The Dodecanese or Dodecanisos is the name of the island complex in the north eastern Aegean.
The Dodecanese climate is of a transitional type and ranges from temperate to dry tropical climates which is characterized with lots of sunlight and an extended dry summer period.
Agathonisi is the north most islet of the Dodecanese island complex with a quite impressive coastal configuration and many beautiful windless bays.
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 Holiday.gr - DODECANESE, a trip to a myth!
Of course the queen of tourism is Rhodes, the capital of Dodecanese.
Dodecanese is the southest island complex of Greece.
The islands of Dodecanese – apart from their geographical position – are united by a common historic fate.
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 Greece Sailing Yacht Charter Dodecanese islands sailing routes and chart, Aegean Sea Sailing Greece
The name "Dodecanese” came into use in 1908 when twelve islands of this group excluding Lipsi, Kos and Rhodes but including an outsider, Ikaria, protested about their deprivation of the special privileges and tax exemptions they had been granted in the 16th century by the Turks.
Like most of the Greek Islands, the Dodecanese are the tops of mountains that stood on the plain of the Aegean before they were flooded.
The islands are for the most part bare of vegetation although not to such an extent as the Cycladic Islands.
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 Dodecanese Islands Travel Information, Dodecanese Islands Hotels, Tours, car rental, Honeymoon, Dodecanese Islands ...
The island of Kalymnos is one of the most interesting islands of the Dodecanese.
The Island is also sometimes called "Nisi ton Agalmaton" (Island of Statues), because it has many statues that were created, at their own expense, by the sculptures Mixhalis Kokkinos and his daughter, Irini Kokkinou-Lalopoulou.
This island of 8,500 inhabitants lies in the Dodecanese, on the southeastern edge of the Aegean, near Patmos.
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 Dodecanese - Dilos Holiday World
The Dodecanese islands are located south of Samos, and Fourni, east of the Cyclades, west of the coast of Asia Minor, and northeast of Crete.
The largest island in the group is Rhodos, also known as the island of the Sun.
Among the thousands of impressive sights are the Asklepeion, the houses dating from the Roman era with the fabulous mosaics, the palace of the Knights of St John, in the town of Kos, the early Christian churches with their noteworthy frescos.
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 The Dodecanese islands - sailing routes and weather conditions for sailors
The Dodecanese, which means ' the Twelve Islands' in Greek, lie in a crescent chain down the Asiatic Turkish coast curving west towards Crete.
The islands are for the most part bare of vegetation although not to such an extent as the Cyclades.
Several of the islands with abundant natural springs, notably Kos and Rhodes, are relatively green and wooded.
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 Dodecanese Islands Yacht Charter Greece Sailing Bareboats Crewed Yacht Charters - Pelagos Yachting
The Dodecanese are located East of the Cyclades, West of the coast of Asia Minor, and North-East of Crete.It is an enchanted world, where the sun paints pictures and gives life.
The islands of the Dodecanese are engaged in a beauty contest, with no clear winner.
South of Lesvos lies one of the most beautiful islands of the Aegean: Hios, where the green of the trees and the aquamarine of the sea are within kissing distance.
www.pelagos.gr /Dodecanese.asp   (396 words)

 Dodecanese Islands | Holidays in Greece | On-line tourism and traveling services | Holidayshop.gr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This large complex symbolically named Dodecanese (Greek for Twelve Islands) consists of over 40 different islands of varying sizes and it’s only a heartbeat away from the coast of Asia Minor.
The barren island of Patmos - Saint John’s celebrated birthplace - defines the complexes northern boundaries and the faraway Kastelorizo constitutes the southeastern border.
Rhodes and Kos have always been the most popular islands in the Dodecanese, tempting visitors with promises of an intense summer experience with a cosmopolitan twist, but that doesn’t mean the rest are any less beautifull.
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 Greek Islands: Dodekanese
The Dodecanese chain of islands are the southeasternmost and some of the islands are close enough to Turkey for day-trips.
Many of the islands beautiful beaches used to be quite crowded just as they are in Mykonos and Santorini and the other popular islands, but a drop in the number of package tourists mean there are bargains to be found.
As the hub of the Dodecanese islands, there are boats to all the islands in the chain as well as several a week to other islands in the Cyclades and NE Aegean islands and Thessaloniki.
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 infoXenios: G.N.T.O. - Greece - Greek Islands - Dodecanese Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Dodecanese are located south of Samos and Fourni, east of the Cyclades, east of the coast of Asia Minor, and north-east of Crete.
The islands of the Dodecanese (Rhodes, Kos, Simi, Tilos, Astipalaia, Nissiros, Kalymnos, Kassos, Leros, Halki, Kastelorizo, Patmos, Lipsi, Karpathos), are engaged in a beauty contest, with no clear winner.
At the crossroads of three continents the Dodecanese are a powerful pole of attraction for visitors who come to them in order to enjoy the healthy climate, the sun and the sparkling clean sea.
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 Dodecanese Islands Of Greece: Halki And Tilos ~ by Richard Robinson
Dodecanese Islands Of Greece: Halki And Tilos ~ by Richard Robinson
There was plenty of this sort of thing to do, poking around the island, speculating idly on who farmed the abandoned terraces, or built those vast field enclosures, or lived in those primitive stone shelters.
This was a good sign for the island - there were more children now than thirty years ago, when fortunes had ebbed to their lowest.
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 Property and real estate fpr sale in the Dodecanese islands properties for sale in the Dodecanese islands
The Dodecanese islands have a very mild climate.
12 islands belong to the Dodecanese.Patmos Leros Symi and Kalymnos,islands of fishermen and tranquility.
Rhodes, the largest island of the Dodecanese and the most visited from all over the world has many hotels and beaches to offer.
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 Dodecanese Greek Islands
These islands are along the coast of Turkey, south east of the Greek mainland and are serviced by daily ferries.
The interior of the island is still undeveloped, fertile and agricultural and best of all, largely flat so that riding bicycles (and of course motorbikes) is a fun way to get around.
There are daily ferries to and from Pireaus and the other large islands of the Dodecanese, daily boats to Bodrun in Turkey and a couple of flights a day from Athens.
www.magicaljourneys.com /Islands/discover-dodecanese.html   (659 words)

Kithnos was admirably situated for observing the routes from Greece to Crete and the Dodecanese Islands.
It was recommended that, with the exception of the patrols in the Cyclades Islands watching for the movement of enemy invasion forces, the LRDG should return to the Middle East to train reinforcements and reform.
A strong counter-attack in the centre of the island drove the enemy into a pocket between Rachi ridge and Alinda Bay, a gain that might have had a decisive effect on the battle had not the arrival of fresh paratroops caused an unexpected reverse.
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 Dodecanese Islands Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
In this diverse group of islands you can experience the traditional life without the tourist trappings.
Check out what other travellers are saying about Dodecanese Islands.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
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 Greek islands Greece travel guides and pictures
The many islands and indented coastline, so characteristic of Greece, provide ideal beaches, yachting harbors and fishing places.
Yacht owners will want to take advantage of the facilities offered to members of the clubs, where they may be admitted through a member.
Regattas are organized during the summer at many ports and islands.
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