Rhodes is the largest and most popular island of the Dodecanese. Also known for having 300 days of sunshine per year, Rhodes Island is mostly famous for the romantic Old Town and the amazing beach resorts. The Old Town is among the best-preserved Medieval Towns of Europe, with strong walls, a mythical castle, paved paths and elegant stone mansions. Rhodes Island is geographically located between Karpathos and Kos and it is, along Santorini and Mykonos, among the most popular Greek islands.read more
In ancient times, the statue of Colossus used to stand at the entrance of the port. Holidays in Rhodes can be combined with other Greek island hopping such us Kos, Karpathos and Patmos.
It is worth to drive around the island and explore its magnificent beaches, its impressive sights and picturesque villages. One of the most impressive places of the island is Lindos village with the Acropolis on top which offers great views. Rhodes has its most buzz areas, particularly the most touristy places close to Town, but you can also find many secluded places.
Rhodes predominant element is its medieval architecture and the many interesting monuments scattered around the island. The Old Town of Rhodes is a true gem to walk around, a beautiful relic of the past. The Street of the Knights, the Palace and Hippocrates Square are the main spots of Rhodes Old Town that even by name create great expectations for their visitors.
The options here are endless. You can visit the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights, which and travel to the mystique medieval era. Walk around the medieval city and history will come to life in every corner.
Water fun offers you even more choices...Splish-splash in the Water park in Faliraki and pick and choose among a wide variety of beaches that offer water sports for the whole family to enjoy.
Wonderful places around the island are Lindos, the most famous Butterflies Valley and Prassonissi for windsurfing and kite surfing.
Rhodes offers a great range of sightseeing given its history and rich tradition, evident to this day in its most well-preserved architecture. Since it boasts the largest town in the Dodecanese, it is considered the capital of this group of Greek islands. The Old Town of Rhodes is among the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe and impresses visitors with the romantic atmosphere.
Explore the Venetian Castle and the Byzantine churches, walk along the narrow paved streets, stroll around the old port and you will be transferred via a time capsule to an atmospheric medieval setting. Interesting places to visit during your Rhodes holidays are also the Acropolis of Lindos, the Aquarium, the Monastery of Filerimos and the Valley of Butterflies.
Beach resorts in Rhodes Island Greece are large and with a care for detail. Kallithea and Faliraki are the most popular places with many tourist facilities, tasteful restaurants and cozy cafes. Due to the large size of the island, visitors will find numerous beaches for all preferences, even totally secluded places.
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