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Boat Excursion to Symi by Tourtlee

Gr. Lambrakis str. 46, 85100, Greece
+30 2241 074235
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Ranked #12 of 57 activities in Rhodes
Type: Islands, Boat Tours
Owner description: As you enter the natural harbor of Symi, you will be charmed by this beautiful island. One of the most picturesque islands of the Dodecanese, Symi... more » Owner description: As you enter the natural harbor of Symi, you will be charmed by this beautiful island. One of the most picturesque islands of the Dodecanese, Symi promises its visitors peace and tranquility. The main city of Gialos with its neo-classical houses climbing amphitheatrically up the hill, shows the grandeur of the island. Being world famous for its natural sponges has brought Symi a great wealth which is reflected in its local architecture and culture. A stop at the beautiful bay of Panormitis is a must, the 17th century’s monastery of Saint Michael welcomes its pilgrims as well as its tourists to admire the treasures dedicated to the saint for his miracles. A visit to Symi should not be missed! « less
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Tripoli, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you travel to Rhodes then you should take the Full day cruise to Symi from Tourtlee ! Symi it's a small paradise with friendly people and cheap services .

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

A perfect way to discover the island from 10:30 to 17:30. Yanni, the captain is very friendly and his crew serve a fantastic lunch. 35 Euros well spent.

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Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

beautiful island, great food, clean streets, good restaurants, gorgeous harbor. If you go to Rhodes, you should visit this island.

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edinburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Get the boat to symi from Rhodes town, full day trip worth visiting symi, lovely place and nice beach/shops

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Whilst the crossing took two hours,like crossing the English Channel in fact ! What a lovely place Symi was.Our daughter had visited last year....."If your in Rhodes Dad,you must go to Symi,it is fantastic." We weren't disappointed,it was so pretty in the sunshine,the azure blue sea,the colourful villas on the hillside,the harbourside tavernas. In fact everything about the place was... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The boat trip was good value at 20 Euro for the whole day. However, I found the island a little disappointing. Vey pretty colourful Venetian style houses but really the sole purpose of the place seems to be to take as much money off tourists in the shortest possible amount of time. They know you are only there for a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We are sitting between two gigantic cypresses looking out at the most perfect little harbours in the Aegean,in Horio where beautiful Neoclassical houses are a reminder of fortunes made from shipbuilding and sponge- diving. We sailed across from the Turkish mainland to anchor here for five days. The island is striking for its nakedness,deforested by shipbuilders,but dazzlingly beautiful island,one sees... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Picture perfect harbour. We took a Dodecanese Seaways ferry & included a bus trip to the monastery. There is a free bus from where we bought the tickets to the ferry & back again. If I were to do the trip again, I would choose the catamaran which calls at the monastery rather than spend a few hours on the... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Whilst in Rhodes, we did a boat trip to Symi, set off early and returned about 6pm, I seem to remember! Although slower than the ferry, it didn't take too long and we had a stop off to visit the monastery on the way which was very interesting! The scenery, as we were sailing along, was beautiful. On arriving, the... More

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Katerini, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Symi is the most beautiful traditional old harbor of all Aegean islands!!!! It is unique and it is like a picture! I think that everyone who visits Rhodes for vacation has to do this one day cruise. Walk at the narrow paths and take pictures! Taste traditional Symi seafood and feel the old aged beauty of the place! You are... More

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