Simi is a small island in Dodecanese, visited either for holidays or as a day excursion from Rhodes. Although Simi is visited by many people every summer, it has managed to keep its traditional manners. The most important sightseeing in Simi is the Holy Monastery of Panormitis, protector of the island. Located on the southern side of Simi, this monastery is included in the program of all boat tours from Rhodes and can also be visited by boat from Simi Town. In Simi, do not also miss a stroll at the picturesque town of Simi, called Chorio, with Medieval style and fantastic sea views.
In this section, you can see the best Simi Sightseeing but also things to see by location. Do not miss to also read about things to do.
You can also view all things to see in Simi by category: villages, beaches, museums and churches.
The Monastery of Panormitis is the main religious centre on the island. It is dedicated to Archangel Michael and celebrates on November 8th. This male monastery receives many pilgrims every summer.
Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: Simi Town is the capital and main port of the island. Built amphitheatrically around a bay, this village distinguishes for its Neoclassical architecture.
Location: 300 metres from Simi Town
Description: Nos is the closest beach to Simi Town, the capital and main port of the island. This is a small beach organized with sunbeds and umbrellas.
Location: 3 km north west of Simi Town
Description: Nimborio is a small beach resort with narrow coast and clean water. Some vegetation surrounds the coast and provides with some shade.
Location: 2 km west of Simi Town
Description: Part of this small beach is organized with sun beds and umbrellas. A few fish taverns line the beach.
Google map of Simi excursions
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