Symi Island is located 23 nautical miles west of Rhodes, offers various bays that are worth a visit as Nannou, Thessalona, ​​Pedhi, Ayo Aemilyanos, Panormitis and Seskyli. The characteristic of this vibrant island are the colorful houses with sloping roofs. Take a walk along the harbor surrounded by many restaurants and bars offering fun after dinner.
 
     For culture lovers, we recommend the picturesque village of Panormitis, famous for its Orthodox monastery, built in the Venetian style. The Monastery of the Archangel Michael ("Moni Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis") is the most famous and important monument of the island. Dedicate to the island's patron saint and is also the patron of the sailors, located in a picturesque bay in the southern part of Symi.
 
     Built in the 12th century and rebuilt in the 18th century is a place of pilgrimage since the cult of St. Michael is very much alive among the populations of the Aegean. The style is typically Venetian, this monastery has not only artifacts of rare beauty, but also a great (measuring about three meters high) and very special silver icon of the Archangel. An ancient local legend goes that the Archangel Michael is usually appearing in dreams during the first night that you sleep on the island.