The Dodecanese Islands in south-eastern Aegean is the sunniest corner in Greece. Twelve large islands and numerous smaller ones with crystal clear waters, sandy or pebbly beaches, important archaeological finds, imposing Byzantine and medieval monuments and unique traditional settlements are waiting to be discovered.
If you are desperately seeking to discover lesser-known, unspoiled destinations visit Leros or Pserimos. But there is always Rhodes and Kos, larger and more cosmopolitan islands awaiting to offer you strong, and treasured memories. a two week sailing itinerary is recomended for this area.
During the months of July and August the meltemi winds prevail averaging 4 to 6 beaufort. Usually it is not windy every day but to be safe it is best to start sailing as early as possible in the morning in order to avoid rough seas as the wind starts to pick up in the early afternoon and dies out towards the early evening.
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