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Oct 30, 2020 - Fri
Symi GR
Wind 8 km/h, WSW
Pressure 1 atm
69°F
scattered clouds
Humidity 83%
Clouds 40%
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
fri oct 30
70°F /69°F 11 km/h, WSW 81% 1 atm
sat oct 31
68°F /66°F 29 km/h, NNW 65% 1 atm
sun nov 1
71°F /64°F 18 km/h, NNW 53% 1 atm
mon nov 2
68°F /64°F 21 km/h, NNW 53% 1.01 atm
tue nov 3
69°F /65°F 11 km/h, NNW 41% 1 atm

Country

Greece

Passport Validity

Six months of remaining validity recommended.

Visa Requirements

Not required if you have European passport

Language Spoken

Greek - English

Currency Used

Euro

For more information on transportation, trip preparation, shopping, and other useful travel tips click the link below to view our full travel guide.

Travel Guide `
Travel Experience
Picturesque Architecture and Relaxing Ambience

Discover

The Island of Symi

Symi is a tiny island of the Dodecanese complex and only an hour ferry ride from Rhodes. What makes it special is its picturesque architecture and relaxing ambiance. The island’s main town offers marvelous scenery; brown and yellow houses constructed on the slopes of hills with fantastic views of the sea. Lovely villages and beaches can be reached within walking distance from the port, making the island ideal for hiking or cycling. Another interesting place to visit in Symi is the Monastery of Taxiarches, on the south part of the island, dedicated as the protector Saint of the locals.

Dining

Dining & Entertainment

When it comes to food, the island offers great dining options. One can taste fresh fish and seafood as well as various traditional dishes with the company of ouzo or raki. On the other hand, when it comes to entertainment, Symi does not have a vibrant nightlife. It is a more laid-back destination, and visitors come here to admire the island’s unique character that remains unspoiled. A few bars are scattered along the main town of Symi and in the greater area around it. It’s not boring but, not recommended if you are looking for a party destination!

Culture

Unique Experiences – Visit the Neighboring Island of Halki

Charter a private yacht and visit this tiny island of Dodecanese; Halki is a relaxing place for a day trip. Halki is a place to enjoy long walks and secluded beaches. The only town is Nimporio, a picturesque place that surrounds the main port of the island. The beach promenade of Nimporio is lined up with cafés and taverns, while a small bus departs for beaches around the island, mostly for Potamos Beach. Holidays in Halki are ideal if you are looking for Greek islands off the beaten track.

Getting There

Getting There

BY AIRPLANE – Regular domestic flights operate to Rhodes International Airport connecting the island with all major Greek airports as well as with other European airports. Ask us to book a seat for you to discover this lovely island!

BY FERRY – There are ferries from Piraeus to Symi 3 times a week, but the trip is long (about 20 hours). The best way to travel is to fly to Rhodes and then take the local ferry to Symi which is only one hour.