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Telendos - Dodecanese (Greece)

Telendos. Telendos is a small island situated just opposite the villages Myrties and Masouri on the Greek island of Kalymnos. Telendos is separated from Kalymnos by a sea channel which is about 700 meters wide (less than half a mile). Telendos was part of the neighboring island Kalymnos. After a heavy earthquake a large strip of land dissappeared into the sea, separating Telendos from the rest of the land. This happened in the year 535 AD. Part of the old city which disappeared into the sea, is still visible underwater between Myrties and Telendos.

Although Telendos is a very small island, it has a high peak up to 460 meters high. This rocky mountain is nowadays used by sport climbers for their sport. On the island are several small beaches, the coastline is ideal for snorkelers.

 The few residents live in the small cozy fishing village with its nice taverns and bars. It's not crowded at all, the contrast with the other side where it's very crowded is unbelievable!

On Telendos are some small hotels and apartments. On the island are no roads, so it is completely car-free. There are many hiking trails which means the island is popular among people who enjoy hiking. In the southern part of Telendos are remarkably many pine trees. On the island are also some ruins from the Byzantine era.

Connections to Telendos: There are shuttle boats that sail a couple of times every day and connect Telendos with Myrties (Kalymnos). We took the boat 'Theofilos' of the friendly Captain Antonis Louloudias.

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Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 45 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 5 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 74 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 29 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Myrties, opposite of the island of Telendos - Island of Kalymnos -  Photo 41 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 75 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 60 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 39 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 30 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 28 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 10 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Myrties, opposite of the island Telendos - Island of Kalymnos -  Photo 5 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 32 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 53 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Island of Telendos - Dodecanese islands photo 27 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk

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Average temperature Telendos
January
11.9°C
February
12.1°C
March
13.6°C
April
16.6°C
May
20.5°C
June
24.7°C
July
26.9°C
August
27.1°C
September
24.6°C
October
20.8°C
November
16.5°C
December
13.4°C


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Uitzicht vanaf Telendos op Kalymnos - Foto van Anneke Heijboer
De boot van Kalymnos naar Telendos - Foto van H. Kerkhof
Telendos - Foto van peter v/d hout
Uitzicht vanaf Telendos - Foto van Anneke Heijboer

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