Rhodes Salakos

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Salakos in Rhodes, Dodecanese: This wonderful village is located 38 km south of Rhodes town. The fountains with the crystal clear waters that feed the rich vegetation, the olives groves and the vines create a magnificent landscape. This is a village well-maintained, enough to be recognized as traditional with all the customs and folklore elements that locals have preserved. Salakos reveals a special archaeological interest surrounded by ruins and traces from the Hellenistic period and a few churches from the Byzantine times.

Close to the end of the village there is the cave of Makarouna which is easily accessible and in a short distance from the village, in the coastal side, there are ruins of three cities of Ancient Rhode, a sight that is worth visiting. Salakos combines a mountainous and a coastal beauty that is worth to explore.

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Set amid the lush forest of Profitis Ilias, Elafos is an alpine-style hotel offering elegant accommodations overlooking the mountains and the Aegean Sea. It includes a restaurant with a large dining area, a wine bar, a traditional tavern and provides free Wi-Fi throughout.


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  • Profitis Ilias Sunset Hike

    Category: Walking Tours
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    This easy hiking tour will give you the chance to admire the sunset colors of the sky from the 3rd highest mountain of the island. Even in the warmest days of summer, hikers are sure to not be disappointed in these beautiful mountains.

    5 hours Map
    from € 40.00
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