Dodecanese Greece yacht charter
The Dodecanese is a very attractive alternative itinerary for sailing holidays in Greece. Untouched nature, ancient culture, the charm of a land of ancient traditions suspended between East and West, between Greece and Turkey, literally in the middle of the three continents of Asia, Africa and Europe all of this is represented by the islands of Eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese.
An alternative itinerary
The Dodecanese is a very attractive alternative itinerary for sailing holidays in the Greek islands. Widely used in this area aside from sailboats, are the fabulous Turkish gulets, ideal for a sailing holiday in the Greek islands and the Turkish coast that here are really very close to each other.
A Pristine nature
Untouched nature, ancient culture, the charm of a land of ancient traditions suspended between East and West, between Greece and Turkey, literally in the middle of the three continents of Asia, Africa and Europe all this is represented by the islands of the Eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese.
Among the most desirable areas by sailing enthusiasts, the waters of Greece, and the islands of the Dodecanese, are an irresistible holiday on a natural sailing boat in Greece.
The mild climate, the perfumes that you breathe, the foods that you can taste, making the Dodecanese extremely welcoming. The particular shape of this archipelago, made up of islands very close together, is truly an ideal for sailing holidays.
Dodecanese Island hopping
The proximity of the islands makes it possible to move from one island to another with a few hours of sailing, giving you the chance to spend each day in a different place, experiencing all the differences that exist between the habits of the various islands and enjoying sensations long forgotten.
The Dodecanese (in greek Dodekanisa, which literally means “twelve islands”) is an archipelago of Greece located between Asia Minor, today (Turkey), the southern island of Crete, the Cyclades to the West and the Island of Samos to the north.
The islands are about 200, but only 26 are inhabited year-round. The main islands are 12: Rhodes, Kos Astypalea, Kalymnos, Kassos, Kastellorizo, Leros, Nisvros, Patmos. Symi and Tilos.
Traces of a great past
Each island is a fascinating location where you can find traces of the past, of the classical period of medieval chivalry, (the times of the Knights of Rhodes), and traditional villages.
By visiting them you will discover all their charm due to the mixture of architectural styles and cultures, due to their geographical location, a true crossroads between East and West.
The climate of the Dodecanese islands is among the healthiest of the Mediterranean. During the summer the prevailing wind is the Meltemi blowing from the north-east, it has the same characteristics of the Cyclades.
Winters are mild and summers are particularly cool. A holiday on a sailing boat or on board one of our luxury gulets in the islands of the Dodecanese will leave an indelible memory.
the best bays
In fact you can set sail in total freedom from one island to another, discovering the coves inaccessible by land and enjoying all the charms offered by visiting these islands from the sea.
During spring and autumn the wind often blows from the south-east with a force of 2-4.