Symi is a small Greek island with a surface area of just 68 square miles in the southeastern part of the Aegean, only 24 miles from Rhodes. In Symi you will still able to experience the traditional Greek hospitality and friendliness at its very best while soaking up Symi’s unlimited sunshine, infectious atmosphere of relaxation and island life style. As you approach Symi on the ferry from Rhodes, you see the steep cliffs rising up from the sea against the cloudless blue sky and you begin to feel the magic of the island, a magic that will stay with you long after your holiday is over. A climb up the wide stone steps, the main street of old times, known as the “Kali Strata”, will take you to the upper town of Horio, which offers magnificent views to the harbour and the bay of Pedi. Symi offers a spectacular view to its visitors and it truly is an architectural small paradise, famous and beloved to many people all over the world. Behind the traditional neoclassical houses lies a great past, stretching from antiquity to contemporary times. The amazing pebbled beaches with crystal clear waters make Symi an unforgettable destination for your holiday. The inner part of the island, dispersed with small chapels and monasteries – most of them dedicated to Archangels for the island is under the protection of Archangel Michael – urges you to combine body and spirit, joy and relaxation. Symi is divided into two settlements, Yialos and Horio or Ano Symi. The harbor is situated in Yialos and the village Horio is the principal settlement. Five hundred stone stairs lead you from Yialos to Horio, or Ano Symi
Symi is a small Greek island with a surface area of just 68 square miles in the southeastern part of the Aegean, only 24 miles from Rhodes.
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