Greek island of Symi is a tiny island of the archipelago Dokanes. This beautiful island impresses its visitors with its tranquil atmosphere and incredibly beautiful architecture. Symi island boasts elegant mansions built in the form of an amphitheater on the slopes of a high hill with a breathtaking view of the sea. This island is the perfect place for a romantic holiday, because its territory there are many small clean beaches where you can relax alone with his half.
The whole island is composed of two cities – Gyalos where is located the port of Symi, and Horus, which is the capital of the island.
One of the most beautiful places on the island of Symi is its port, decorated with elegant stone mansions. Taking a walk around the harbor Gyalos, you will find some lovely churches and lots of colorful buildings, which is characterized by red tiled roofs and decorated with flowers, balconies. At the entrance to the port of note a high tower, built in 1890, which is one of the main attractions of the island. Also in the nearby port area you will find plenty of bars, cafes and shops. It is this part of the island is famous for its exciting nightlife.
From any point of this beautiful island offers a dizzying view of the Aegean Sea, but the best way to enjoy the sea and the beaches are relaxing holiday island of Symi.
One of the most popular holiday regions is a resort region Nose, where have all the necessary amenities, a few modern hotels and beautiful beach. On the sandy beach there are sun loungers and parasols, and works nearby traditional tavern serving a variety of fish dishes and local specialties. Not far from this beach you will find a few more secluded villages, which usually like nudists relaxing on Symi.
Another popular beach of the island is a beautiful beach Nimborios surrounded by stunning nature, which is popular with swimmers in the clear waters and sunbathing in the shade of pine trees.
The main attraction of the island is called the Venetian castle, built in 1407th year, located on the highest point of the island. Near the castle is a beautiful stone church, which is also worth a visit. Unfortunately, until today the castle is not completely preserved, as during World War II, part of the fortified walls of the castle was damaged.
Also worth visiting is the Archaeological Museum, which houses many artifacts found on the island, dating back to the Byzantine and medieval times.
Of hotels on the island of Symi is recommended that you pay attention to the wonderful hotel Iapetos Village, located in the capital of the island. Resting at this wonderful hotel, you can relax on a sun lounger beside the pool, stroll through its beautiful gardens and horse riding. You will stay in comfortable rooms decorated in a traditional style, who have free access to Wi-Fi, air conditioning, satellite TV, furnished balcony or private patio, and a private bathroom, which includes slippers, toiletries and bathrobes. Some rooms have a private kitchen. The hotel has free private parking, free shuttle service and a barber shop and beauty salon. The hotel features a bar and a restaurant.
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