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Rhodes is the principal city and a former municipality on the island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.

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1 - Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes

The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, also known as the Kastello, is a medieval castle in the city of Rhodes, on the island of Rhodes in Greece. It is one of the few examples of Gothic architecture in Greece.

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2 - Acropolis of Rhodes

The Acropolis of Rhodes is an acropolis dating from 1930, located approximately 3 kilometers from the centre of the city of Rhodes, Rhodes.

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3 - Windsurfing in Rhodes

Windsurfing in Rhodes is a must if you are visiting the island this summer. Warm waters and strong winds are the best combinations to take up a windsurfing lesson or to advance your skills with the expert instructors of "Windsurfer's World". The best...

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4 - Archaeological Museum of Rhodes

The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is located in the Medieval City of Rhodes. The museum is housed in the monumental edifice that was the hospital of the Knights of Saint John.

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5 - Rhodos

Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece and is also the island group's historical capital. Administratively the island forms a separate municipality within the Rhodes regional unit, which is part of the South Aegean administrative region.

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6 - Kitesurfing in Rhodes

   17 km away

If you have never experienced kitesurfing, you can learn how to kitesurf in a few days in one of the best beaches for Kitesurfing! In Theologos beach in Rhodes, you will find Surf & Kite Theologos. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced rider...

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7 - Monte Smith

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8 - Tsambika Beach

   23 km away
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9 - Jet Skiing in Rhodes

Rent your jet ski in Rhodes and ride the blue warm waters of Ixia Bay. The best jet ski equipment at your disposal to have fun and feel the refreshing summer breeze under the Greek sun.  Rhodes is a beautiful Greek island located in the Aeg...

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10 - Lindos

   40 km away

Lindos is an archaeological site, a fishing village and a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 178.9 km². It lies on the east coast of the island. It is about 50 km south of the town of Rhodes and its fine beaches make it a popular tourist and holiday destination. Lindos is situated in a large bay and faces the fishing village and small resort of Charaki.

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11 - Lindos Acropolis

   40 km away
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12 - Bike Tours in Rhodes

Explore Rhodes' Medieval city centre at night and enjoy traditional Greek meze with a refreshing beverage on this 2.5-hour guided E-bike tour in Rhodes! Welcoming adventurers aged 15 and up. The iconic island of Rhodes is located in the southeastern ...

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13 - Beach of Lindos

   40 km away
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14 - 4x4 in Rhodes

   18 km away

The best way to discover what Rhodes has to offer you is through this adventurous tour on four wheels! You'll get to admire the breath-taking landscapes you wouldn't be able to access otherwise. This island is covered in unseen gems of beauty, ...

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Why should you visit Rhodes ?

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How to visit Rhodes ?

Why traveling there?

Rhodes, Greece, is an enchanting island in the southeastern Aegean Sea that offers a unique blend of ancient history, stunning beaches, and vibrant local culture. As one of the largest Dodecanese islands, Rhodes is known for its well-preserved medieval city, archaeological sites, and crystal-clear waters, making it an ideal destination for history buffs, beach lovers, and adventure seekers alike.

How to get there?

Rhodes is easily accessible by air and sea. Rhodes International Airport (RHO) connects to several major European cities, with year-round flights from Athens and seasonal flights from other destinations. Alternatively, you can reach Rhodes by ferry from various ports in Greece, such as Athens (Piraeus), Crete, and other Dodecanese islands.

What to book in advance?

To make the most of your visit, book your accommodations, guided tours, and rental vehicles in advance. Popular attractions like the Palace of the Grand Master and the Ancient City of Kamiros can get busy, so reserving tickets ahead of time is a smart move. Also, consider booking a day trip to nearby islands like Symi, Halki, or Kos for a more diverse experience.

What are the costs?

Rhodes offers a range of accommodation options and activities to suit various budgets. Mid-range hotels typically cost around €60-€120 per night, while luxury options can go over €200. Meals at local tavernas are reasonably priced, with a typical meal costing around €10-€20 per person. Entrance fees to historical sites and museums range from €2-€10. Car rentals and guided tours vary in price, so shop around for the best deals.

Best things to do

1. Explore the Medieval City of Rhodes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its well-preserved streets, walls, and historic buildings.
2. Visit the Acropolis of Lindos, an ancient archaeological site with stunning views of the coastline.
3. Relax on the beautiful beaches like Tsambika, St. Paul's Bay, and Prasonisi.
4. Discover the Valley of the Butterflies, a lush nature reserve with a rare species of butterflies.
5. Wander through the traditional villages of Archangelos, Embonas, and Monolithos.

Where to eat?

1. To Kanoni: Located in the Old Town, this local favorite offers traditional Greek dishes and live music.
2. Kostas Village Taverna: Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine in a cozy atmosphere in the village of Afandou.
3. Marco Polo Café: For a more upscale dining experience, try this elegant restaurant in the Old Town, known for its Mediterranean fusion cuisine.

Where to stay?

1. In Camera Art Boutique Hotel: A stylish, boutique hotel in the Old Town, featuring individually designed rooms and a rooftop terrace.
2. Lindos Blu: A luxurious, adults-only hotel with stunning sea views and exceptional amenities in Lindos.
3. Spirit of the Knights Boutique Hotel: A charming, eco-friendly hotel set in a restored medieval building in the Old Town.

Off the beaten path

For an unusual travel experience, venture to the Seven Springs (Epta Piges) in Rhodes' lush inland. This hidden gem offers a network of springs that flow through a forested valley, culminating in a picturesque lake. Take a leisurely stroll along the walking trails, or for a more adventurous experience, follow the narrow tunnel that leads to the lake. The area also features a traditional taverna where you can enjoy a delicious meal surrounded by nature.

Learn More about Rhodes

Rhodes, the largest island of the Dodecanese, is one of the most visited of the archipelago. The island has significant water resources. The mountains are covered with forests, and vineyards and crops on their western slopes.The medieval city of Rhodes, built by the Knights of the Order of St. John, is surrounded by high walls. It is beautiful and very well preserved, yet totally given over to the tourist industry.

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