RHODES TRAVEL GUIDE
Find out everything about your holidays in Rhodes on our travel guide! Discover the best things to do in Rhodes, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos!
Also known as the “Knights’ island”, Rhodes has a rich historical past, which you can tell by its historical buildings and monuments. The atmosphere in Rhodes Old Town is simply unique! Strong walls, stone-paved alleys, elegant mansions, and a medieval castle create the illusion that you have time-traveled back to the age of the knights. Don’t be surprised if you believe you’re into a medieval fairy tale. Who knows? Maybe you were a knight or a princess in your past life!
Check our Rhodes travel guide to discover everything about this fairytale island. Let the exploration begin!
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MORE ABOUT RHODES GREECE
Rhodes combines cosmopolitan vibes with medieval architecture in a unique way!
The natural landscape, imposing buildings, ancient towns and picturesque villages meet amazing beaches, fashion boutiques, top restaurants, and dance clubs. No wonder why Rhodes Greece never fails to surprise travelers from all over the world!
The most important monument of the island is Rhodes Old Town. Rhodes Old Town is a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe, attracting millions of visitors every year! Stroll around the paved alleys, visit the Venetian Castle, the Street of the Knights and the Palace of the Grand Master. The atmosphere of Rhodes Town will captivate you!
Apart from exploring Rhodes Old Town, there are so many things to do in Rhodes! Visit the imposing Acropolis of Lindos, the Valley of butterflies, the monastery of Filerimos, do water sports and Rhodes tours. The adventure never stops in Rhodes island!
As for Rhodes beaches, they are some of the best beaches in Greece. Secluded or crowded, cosmopolitan or hidden, there’s no way you won’t find the perfect beach for you. Lindos, Anthony Quinn, Faliraki, Tsambika, Kallithea, and Agathi are some of the best beaches on the island!
Get ready to create some amazing memories in Rhodes! Stroll around the historical Rhodes town, visit the medieval monuments of Rhodes Old Town, discover imposing castles, eat at excellent restaurants and swim at the amazing Rhodes beaches. Thanks to its size, Rhodes always offers something new to discover!
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HOW TO GET TO RHODES?
The island of Rhodes has an international airport with flights from Athens and many European cities. You can also reach the island of Rhodes by ferry from the port of Piraeus in Athens but also from other islands of the Aegean.
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HIGHLIGHTS: BEST THINGS TO DO
Discover the best things to do in Rhodes! From Rhodes sightseeing to activities and from Rhodes tours to restaurants, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate holiday experience!
The Old Town of Rhodes is an amazing place to stroll around. It has vivid Medieval style and many interesting spots to visit. Do not miss the Street of the Knights and the port of Mandraki.
The most interesting monument in the Town is the Palace of Grand Master. This is an enormous Medieval castle that is considered among the best preserved castles of its kind.
Discover some tours organized to the most important sightseeing of the island.
The bay of Saint Paul is the most famous beach in the region of Lindos. This organized beach distinguishes for the blue green water and the relaxing feeling.
Lindos is among the most picturesque villages on the island. It charms visitors with the Medieval architecture and the relaxing beaches in the region.
On the hill top above the village of Lindos, there is an impressive acropolis with ancient and Medieval ruins. This location give stunning view to the Aegean Sea.
The beach of Tsambika is among the most stunning beaches in Dodecanese. Large in size and with crystal waters, Tsambika is partly organized and partly secluded.
Close to the beach of Kallithea in Rhodes is the impressive building of the springs. This is a wonderful sample of Italian architecture. Many weddings take place there every year.
On the hill of Monte Smith above the main town are the remains of an ancient acropolis. This site includes temples of Athena and Apollo and also a Roman odeon.
The Valley of Butterflies is a region of amazing natural beauty, located close to the village of Theologos. In spring and autumn, this valley is overwhelmed with various species of butterflies.
Ladiko is among the most popular beaches on the island. It is well organized with tourist facilities and has stunning blue green waters. This beach gets very popular in summer.
The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is housed in a Medieval building in the Old Town. It hosts a very interesting collection with exhibits from excavations around the island.
In summer daily tours depart from Rhodes Town to the picturesque island of Simi. These tours also stop at the Monastery of Panormitis, on the southern side of Simi.