Halki is a small island of the Dodecanese, geographically located very close to Rhodes. It is known as the island of peace and friendship due to the international gathering of young people from all over the world that takes place in early September. Small and quiet, Halki is a great destination for peaceful holidays. Except for swimming in the calm beaches, there are not many sites in Halki. Most of the beaches in Halki are accessible only by foot or jeep and remain totally secluded even in high season.
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This strong Medieval Castle stands impressively on top of barren rock. It was built in the 14th century by the Knights of Saint John.
Church of Agios Nikolaos
The church of Agios Nikolaos is considered to be the protector of the island. Located in Nimborio, the church distinguishes for its impressive bell tower. It was built in 1861 and hosts interesting frescoes.
Alimia is a small, uninhabited islet with crystal pebbled beaches. There you can see the Castle of the Knights of Saint John and two chapels dedicated to Saint George and Saint Minas. You go to Alimia in 30 minutes, with excursions boat from Halki.
Monastery of Agios Ioannis Alarga
The Monastery of Agios Ioannis (Saint John) Alarga is situated on a high plateau and lies at the west end of Halki. There is a nice peaceful courtyard in the monastery with a large cypress tree. Visitors can spend the night there. The monastery is located 8 km west of Nimborio.