Welcome to Symi


Although Symi is far from small, it's mostly barren and the only settlements are Gialos, the old village of Horio, which sprawls over the hilly ridge behind, and Pedi, down in the valley beyond. One road runs all the way to the monastery at Panormitis, near Symi’s southern tip. The rest of this spellbinding island is largely deserted, but it's surrounded by blue coves and beaches, and aglitter with crystal-clear water so transparent that boats can look as if they’re floating on thin air.


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Rhodes to Symi Island and Panormitis Bay Day Trip with Guide

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Panormitis Monastery, Symi, Dodecanese, South AegeanThe holy Monastery of the Archangel Michael of Panormitis is situated on the southern tip of the island and it majestically stands in the middle of the bay of Panormitis.It is one of the largest shrines of Orthodoxy in the Dodecanese islands, well known all over Greece.It dates back at least to the fifteenth century, while the current single space basilica with cross-chaped domes was built in the 1783. It is a large singlevaulted Basilica whose wooden icon screen is a real masterpiece. The wall paintings from the main church date from 1792. Also notable are the impressive bell tower, the carved screen, the icons (most of the in the Cretan Byzantine style), notice offering and the Panormitis icon. The full figure representation was covered entirely in gold and silver in 1724 at the expense of the captains, clergy and community of Symi.The monastery complex has an Ecclesiastical Museum with rich collections of relics and a Folklore Museum. There is also a Library with post Byzantine manuscripts. It hasalso a hostel for visiting worshippers. The Monastery celebrates on the 8th of November and for Pentecoste.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Mandraki Harbour, Rhodes Town, Rhodes, Dodecanese, South AegeanDeparts from Rhodes port approximately at 09:00 hrs.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Yialos supermarketThe ship will arrive at Symi Island port and the guests will be having a guided tour along the narrow streets of the village Yalos and the opportunity to visit the local sponges and spices shops. Afterwards the guests can have lunch at traditional restaurants and can have free time to spend on their own, where they can explore the village and take some beautiful photos.Duration: 4 hours

$1037.23 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Sailtrip to Symi Island

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Agios Georgios Dysalona Beach, Symi, Dodecanese, South AegeanThe waters there are ideal for swimming and fishing but the beach is rocky. This location is of extraordinary beauty because of the steep rock that seems to have been cut by a knife. These vertical massifs at an altitude of 350m are ideal for climbing and are considered to be one of the most difficult climbing tracks in Greece. Every summer climbers camp here and open new routes. The port is unapproachable by land. - Copyright © wondergreece.grDuration: 1 hourStop At: Symi War Memorial, Symi, Dodecanese, South AegeanWelcome to Symi! With its sophisticated ambience and period architecture, Symi promises a different island experience on the edge of the Aegean, filled with old world glamourYou know that it’s a special island; so close to bustling Rhodes in the Dodecanese and yet such a contrast in character. What you may not know is that Symi ranks as one of the most popular summer destinations in the Mediterranan for those seeking a holiday with style, one that combines cosmopolitan flavour with old-world glamour, class and tradition. It’s an island rich with history and culture, with expensive yachts along the harbour and sailboats that make their way daily from nearby Turkey.Thanks to its unique elegance and special ambience, Symi has become a second home for people from all over the world. Whether you arrive at Gialos by ferry or cruise ship, you will be welcomed by the imposing homes of this multicoloured, listed neoclassical settlement. In its tavernas and restaurants you’ll sample the famous Symi shrimps.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Panormitis Monastery, Symi, Dodecanese, South AegeanOn the other side of the island you’ll light a candle and say a prayer at Taxiarchis Michael of Panormitis, the monastery that houses the icon of the famous miracle worker. Duration: 30 minutes

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Symi & Panormitis full day cruise from Rhodes !!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Symi Town HallHomer first mentions the name Symi and the mythical king Nereus in his Iliad, in the list that includes those who participated in the Trojan War.The beautiful island of Symi, also the mythological birthplace of the Three Graces, is a small island in the Dodecanese that maintains its authentic traditional character almost intact. Symi retained the neoclassical style of its architecture, as it was relatively early proclaimed – in 1971 – as a historic settlement listed as a National Monument. That makes the island, unique in the Aegean. The charming Gialos is full of colourful mansions built almost on top of the other, with endless steps, hidden corners and incredible views that will enchant you. Its neoclassical style beauty makes Symi postcard-perfect and strolling down its promenade is a pure delight.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Panormitis Monastery, Symi, Dodecanese, South AegeanMonastery of Panormitis in the bay of Panormos, famous for its miracles, that constitutes one of the most known pilgrimages in the Aegean as well in Greece., The imposing monastery built in the 18th century with its impressive bell tower is dedicated to the island’s patron saint, none other than the archangel Michael.Duration: 1 hour

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Rhodes to Symi Island Full-Day Sail with Panormitis Monastery

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Mandraki portDeparture from the historic port, passing by the sight of the ancient ColossusStop At: Panormitis Monastery, Symi, Dodecanese, South AegeanThe Holy Monastery of Archangel Michael Panormitis, situated on the southern tip of the island, is one of the largest shrines of Orthodoxy in the Dodecanese, exists from the 15th c.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Symi harbourApproaching Symi, you will be amazed by its picturesque shore! Beautiful mansions, authentic fishermen boats, private yachts & sailboats, dozens of restaurants & folk and art shops, stalls with sponges and wooden carvings! Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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North Rhodes Jeep Safari in Rhodes

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Profitis Ilias, Rhodes, Dodecanese, South AegeanEnjoy great off-road tracks with beautiful views at comfortable speed, and try the 4×4 driving yourself! Bumpy Rhodes Safari is a great opportunity for one of a kind experience – mix of unspoilt nature, local culture, and fun. Drive through beautiful Mediterranean landscapes, and small Greek villages. Learn about mountain herbs, and taste delicious local food. Breathe the fresh air of green Profitis Ilias, and see the highest mountain of Rhodes, Attaviros (1215 m). Have fun on dusty off-road tracks and when crossing empty riverbeds. After the bumpy ride cool down in the crystal clear water of the East Coast. The safari team will take you from the busy resorts into the heart of the island!A day on safari is divided into driving parts and stops at various locationsArrivals Route:09.45 – The first off-road driving to the information point.10.00 – Information stop. Driving instructions10.15 – Great off-road tracks with coastal views (Turkey and Symi on the West), deep valleys, herbs and goatson the way.11.15 – Time for refreshment. Coffee stop at a local restaurant in Dimilia.11.45 – Driving in the area of green Profitis Illias, enjoying view to the East Coast with Gadoura Lake, 4×4descent in the mountains, and panorama of Ataviros.13.00 – Lunch. Picnic by the shadowed church of Agios Georgos nearby Apollona (food provided by a localfamily-run restaurant from Apollona).13.45 – Passing through traditional Greek villages: Apollona, Platania, Eleousa, Archipoli.14.10 – Afternoon special: spectacular mountain plateau, olive fields, and river crossing.15.00 – Swimming and strolling on the beach.16.00 – Departure from the beach.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hotel AtavirosOur trip will continue passing through the following areas (times are approx.) 11.45 - Driving in the area of green Profitis Illias, enjoying view to the East Coast with Gadoura Lake, 4x4descent in the mountains, and panorama of Ataviros.13.00 - Lunch. Picnic by the shadowed church of Agios Georgos nearby Apollona (food provided by a localfamily-run restaurant from Apollona).13.45 - Passing through traditional Greek villages: Apollona, Platania, Eleousa, Archipoli.Duration: 4 hours

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RHODES-SYMI-TILOS-CHALKI-RHODES

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Marina Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Rhodes, Dodecanese, South AegeanV-go Blue Cruise Company is meeting point