Rhodes (Rodos)

(info, maps, photos & weather information)

How to get there from Athens: by ferry (minimum 16 hours) or by plane (1 hour).
Some of the places of interest: the islandís capital with medieval town (built by the Knights of St. John), ancient acropolis, Byzantine and Turkish monuments, Mandraki harbour, Murat Reis mosque, various churches. Dominant in the medieval town is the Grand Masterís Palace. Other sites outside Rhodes town, are the site of Ialyssos, Lindos, and Kamiros, the church of the Virgin in Fileremos, the Valley of the Butterflies, the impressive fortress in Monolithos and the village of Embonas, one of the most picturesque ones.
Main villages: Ialissos, Kremasti, Kalathos, Afandou, Maritsa, Archangelos.
Beaches: Rhodes town, Faliraki, Ixia, Kremasti, Kallithea, Kameiros, Kanaris, Lindos and many more.
Overall: The biggest island in the Dodecanese and the fourth largest in Greece, Rhodes boasts of its age-old history and astonishing natural beauty. A crossroads of civilisations, it offers an ideal setting for any traveller, family, honeymooners, young party crowds or history lovers. Renting a car is advisable.

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Click here to view a map of Rhodes, the biggest island among the Dodecanese, Greece
Map of Rhodes, Greece


A general view of Fira town on Santorini island; click to enlarge
Old town
View the old city of Rhodes; click to enlarge
Old town
Towards the castle; click to enlarge
Old town
Inside the castle; click to enlarge
The castle of Rhodes
View of the new town of Rhodes; click to enlarge
Rhodes town

Ialyssos beach; click to enlarge
Acropolis of Lindos: the temple of Athina; click to enlarge
Lindos beach; click to enlarge
Lindos: St. Paul bay; click to enlarge
Kameiros; click to enlarge
Philerimos; click to enlarge
Valley of butterflies; click to enlarge
Valley of butterflies
Monolithos; click to enlarge
Embonas; click to enlarge


Ixia beach; click to enlarge
Ixia beach
Kremasti beach; click to enlarge
Kremasti beach
Kallithea beach; click to enlarge
Kallithea beach
Afandou beach; click to enlarge
Faliraki beach
Afandou beach; click to enlarge
Afandou beach
Kalathos beach; click to enlarge
Kalathos beach






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