Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary
Our Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary is ideal for families and friends to enjoy together, while also discovering what the Dodecanese islands have to offer. We have prepared our Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary to showcase the best islands, nicest beaches and the most interesting sites.
Our Guide to the Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary
The Dodecanese islands consist of 15 larger islands and over 150 smaller islands, located in the Southeastern Aegean Sea. Within this collection of islands only 26 are inhabited. The Dodecanese islands cover an area of 1,048 square miles.
During our Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary you will discover why these islands are often referred to as the ‘sunniest corner of Greece’, thanks to their crystal clear turquoise waters, sandy and stoney beaches, stunning archaeological landmarks and traditional settlements. There are also unique Byzantine and medieval monuments which cover a large number of the islands.
Our Dodecanese Sailing itinerary offers two unique and wonderful routes, one starting from Rhodes and the other starting from Kos. Both itineraries cover a number of the same islands as well as different ones. The Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary that begins from Kos offers a journey around the quieter more peaceful islands, while the Rhodes Itinerary showcases the well known established islands.
Depending on which Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary you choose there are different airports you should fly into. For the Itinerary beginning in Kos, Kos Island International airport should be where you arrive into. This airport has a large number of daily flights from all around Europe including Greece, UK and Germany. The airport is a short 15 miles or 30 minute transfer to Kos Marina which is the beginning of our Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary for the Kos route. Rhodes International airport also has daily flights arriving from all over Europe and is the best place to fly into for our itinerary beginning in Rhodes. The airport is a 14 mile or 25 minute drive from Rhodes Marina and the start of our Rhodes Itinerary.
Τhe Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary is the perfect itinerary for the summer months. The islands have a predominately Mediterranean climate, which consists of mild and rainy winters where the temperate averages between 7 and 15 degrees celsius, and hot and sunny summers where the temperates averaged between 22 and 30 degrees celsius. In the summer the winds arrive predominately from the north, making the Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary the perfect itinerary for everyone.
Our Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary has a variety of mooring and anchorage options available, in either marinas, harbors or in well protected anchorages.