Symi is a picturesque island located in the Dodecanese group of islands in Greece. It is known for its charming harbor, colorful neoclassical houses, and rich history. 

Symi is situated northwest of Rhodes and is surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea. The island is characterized by its rugged coastline, rocky hills, and beautiful beaches. 

With a history dating back to ancient times, Symi has a rich cultural heritage. The island was an important trading center during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. Its strategic location made it a hub for shipbuilding and sponge fishing.

Symi offers a variety of attractions and activities for visitors to enjoy. The main attraction is the picturesque harbor, where you can admire the colorful facades of the neoclassical houses and enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront. Other popular activities include visiting Panormitis Monastery, and relaxing on the beautiful beaches.

Whether you are seeking a relaxing beach getaway, a cultural exploration, or simply a peaceful retreat, Symi has something to offer. Plan your visit to this enchanting island and discover its timeless beauty.

From Piraeus Port ( Duration 16 hours ),  as well as other islands of the Dodecanese with daily itineraries such as Kos, Rhodes and Leros .

The island can also be accessed either through Kos International Airport (KGS) or Rhodes International Airport (RHO) both of which feature direct flights to and from several European countries , and then through ferry from either Port .

Symi also connects with the port of Bodrum in Turkey ( Duration 2 hours ) with 1 weekly itinerary .

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