Rhodes Greece is the largest and most popular island of Dodecanese. With 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, an impressive castle, paved paths and elegant stone mansions. A drive around the island will bring you to magnificent beaches, impressive sightseeing and picturesque villages. A lovely place is Lindos village with the Acropolis on top. The most tourist places are located close to Town, but you can also find many secluded places for total privacy around the island. Holidays in Rhodes can be combined with other Greek islands.
Rhodes island is the largest in Dodecanese and among the most popular destinations in Greece. It amazes visitors with the stunning beaches, the Medieval architecture and the many interesting monuments around the island. The Old Town of Rhodes is a true gem to walk around, a fantastic place from the past. The Street of the Knights, the Palace and Hippocrates Square are the main spots of Rhodes Old Town. Wonderful places around the island are Lindos, the Butterflies Valley and Prassonissi for windsurfing and kitesurfing.
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There are many interesting sightseeings in Rhodes Greece, a place with long history and rich tradition. As it is the largest town in Dodecanese, it is considered the capital of this group of Greek islands. Rhodes island is geographically located between Karpathos and Kos and it is, along Santorini and Mykonos, among the most popular Greek islands. It belongs to the Dodecanese islands group. In the ancient times, the statue of Colossus used to stand at the entrance of the port.
The Old Town of Rhodes is among the best-preserved Medieval towns in Europe and impresses visitors with the romantic atmosphere. Walk along the narrow paved streets, visit the Venetian Castle and the Byzantine churches, stroll around the old port and you will have the feeling that the Knights of Saint John will appear at the next corner. 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 are large and fabulous. Kallithea and Faliraki are the most popular places with many tourist facilities and restaurants. Due to the large size of the island, visitors will find numerous beaches for all preferences, even totally secluded places. Prassonissi, Ixia and Theologos are popular beaches for windsurfing and kite surfing. A drive around this Greek island will also bring you to many lovely spots and picturesque villages.
Have a look in this guide of Rhodes and find all the important information about your trip there. Holidays in Rhodes can be combined with other islands, such as Kos, Karpathos and Patmos.
Organize your Rhodes holidays through our travel services. See the hotels we suggest on the island, book your ferry tickets, check our island hopping tours, rent a car to explore the island and arrange your transfer. If you do not want to get into all these details, ask us to organize your trip based on your needs.
Rhodes is an island with large tourist development, therefore it has accommodation for all preferences, from luxurious spa resorts to family apartments. These accommodations are spread all around the island. The most popular beaches close to the Town are Ialyssos, Ixia, Paradisi, Theologos, Kallithea and Faliraki. Many of these accommodations are actually large resorts with pools, gym, jacuzzi and spa treatments. Accommodations are more traditional in other tourist places. Cozy apartments are also found in Lindos and in close beaches.