Kalithies Village in Rhodes
Information About Kalithies
Kalithies in Rhodes, Dodecanese: The traditional village of Kalithies is located 13 km south of Rhodes Town and 2 km from the cosmopolitan resort of Faliraki. The architecture of Kalithies distinguishes for the narrow paved streets and the stone houses, while its position offers great view to the bay of Kallithea.
There are nice monasteries to visit close to Kalithies, such as the Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Savor with a 16th century iconostasis and the Monastery of Virgin Eleoussa with two Medieval coat of arms. Close to Kalithies, there is also the Cave of Kalamonias with impressive stalactites and with human traces from the Neolithic Era (5,000-3,700 BC)
If you go to Kalithies in September (13th-14th), you can witness the festival of the Holy Cross, one of the most impressive festivals in Rhodes.