TILOS: One of the dream islands of the South Aegean that belongs to the Dodecanese group of islands.
In ancient times, the island was famous for its perfumes as well as for the paleontological findings that were discovered there. The fossilized bones of dwarf elephants are of great interest.
Although Tilos is a small island, with a total surface of 63 square km, it hosts many rare and protected species of flora and fauna, like the Bonelli's Eagle, the Mediterranean Shag and the Eleonora's Falcon. For this reason, the island has been designated as a Special Protection Area.
SIGHTSEEING: The ancient town (Arhea Poli) and the medieval castle on Aghios Stefanos' hill, Halkadio's cave with its paleontological findings, the monastery of Aghios Panteleimonas (15 th century), the medieval castle of Messaria, the museum of Dwarf Elephants, the abandoned settlement of Mikro Horio and the castle of Agriosykia (15 th century).
BEACHES: Eristos, Aghios Antonios, Plaka, Livadia, Lethra, Skafi, Aghios Serghios, Tholo.
HOW TO GET THERE:
By airplane to Rhodes or Kos and then by boat.
By boat from the port of Piraeus.
By boat from Rhodes and other islands of the region.