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Information about Rhodes island in Greece. Rodos island travel information guide about rhodes history and rhodes geography. Rhodos information about best places to visit in RhodesRhodes (Rhodos or Rodos in Greek), lies between Crete and the near East in the Aegean ocean. Rhodes is famous as the island of sun, sea and sand, the ideal place for vacations. It is the third largest Greek island, the biggest of the Dodecanese islands, and officially, the sunniest place in the Europe. The City is among the finest, not only in Greece but in the whole of the Mediterranean.

rhodes information,rodos info,rhodes islandThere are many reasons why Rhodes is one of the most popular resorts in the Mediterranean: the natural surroundings (crystal clear seas, many parks and recreational facilities), the bright sun and the warm hospitality of the islanders themselves. The city has an excellent tourist infrastructure and offers a wide variety of entertainment : night-life, sports, cultural events, and day trips to wonderful Lindos and the neighboring islands like Symi, Chalki, Patmos, Karpathos, Tilos, Leros. It is situated at the island’s most northerly point and ringed by sea on the east and west.

rodos island,rodos greece,rhodes infoRhodes (Rodos in Greek) combines the cosmopolitan character of a contemporary city with the picturesque of the medieval town, which gives the impression of having been untouched by the passage of time.Rich with myths and restless history is surrounded by small islands and rocky un-inhabited islands that are shyly trying to steal from her beauty.Rhodes is also well known for the famous Colossus of Rhodes, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.This island is the largest island in the Dodecanese Island group of Greece, both in land area and in population.

rhodes travel,rhodes holidays,rhodes guideRhodes offers the visitor a plethora of all year round leisure alternatives, covering all types of tourist activity. Visitors have the opportunity to learn something of the eventful history of the city, visit the museums or go sightseeing and the sport lovers will find here a paradise on earth for activities such as swimming, fishing, water skiing, windsurfing and sailing.

* Some of the information below have borrowed from the Municipality of Rhodes website.

Rhodes Town (New Town)

rhodes town,rhodes vacationThe beautiful town of Rhodes, the capital town of the island and of the Dodecanese Prefecture, is situated at the northern end of the island. It is not only the wonderful monuments, the nice beaches and the excellent buildings that attract the visitor.. (read more)

Medieval Town (Old Town)

rhodes medieval town,rodos holidaysThe medieval town of Rhodes is surrounded –and defined – by big walls which used to protect it and which actually are preserved in very good condition. The walls have a length of some 5 kilometers in total and the fortress is completed with moats, towers and other constructions.. (read more)

Travel To Rhodes Island

rodos trip,rodos portBy plane: Daily flights from Athens to Rhodes with Olympic Airways , Aegean Cronus.. By ferry: From Piraeus daily all year round. Sailings are more frequent during summer months.. (read more)

Rhodes Mythology

rhodes mythology,rodos mythsAccording to Greek Mythology, Rhodes was the elder of the Oceanids, one of the daughters of Oceanos (Ocean) and Tythis. Later on, it was thought that she was a daughter of Poseidon (Neptunus) and Alia, or of Poseidon and Am.. (read more)

History of Rhodes

rodos rents,rodos historyThe island of Rhodes is located at the crossroads of two major sea routes of the Mediterranean between the Aegean Sea and the coast of the Middle East, as well as Cyprus and Egypt. The meeting point of three continents, it has known many civilizations.. (read more)

2400 Years Of Living History

rhodes port,rhodes seaIn Rhodes every corner of the town, every stone on the island hides a small part of its 2400-year history. The ancient city of Rhodes, the construction of which began in 408-407 BC, was designed using the grid system of city planning devised by the greatest city.. (read more)

Museums of Modern Art

rhodes museums,ancient rodosThe Museums of Modern Greek Art presents extensive painting and engraving collections as well as numerous sculptures, drawings and documents of historical value. The works of engraving and painting form a comprehensive collection of Greek art of the 20th century created by Greece's most eminent.. (read more)

Dodecanese Islands

rodos market,rhodes marketThe twelve main islands are : Rhodes, Astypalia, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Kos, Leros, Nysiros, Patmos, Symi, Tilos, Halki, but there are also some smaller islands as the islets of Lipsi , Pserimos , Agathonisi , Kastelorizo, Levitha , Giali, including also other islets, barren islets and rock peaks.. (read more)

Colossus Of Rhodes

rodos nightlife,rhodes nightlifeThe island of Rhodes was an important economic centre in the ancient world. It is located off the southwestern tip of Asia Minor where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean. The capitol city, also named Rhodes, was built in 408 B.C. and was.. (read more)

Archaelogical Museum

colossus of rhodes,mandraki harbourThe Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is housed in the medieval building which served as the Hospital of the Knights of St. John. The structure was begun in 1440 by Grand Master de Lastic with money bequeathed by his predecessor, Fluvian, and was completed in.. (read more)

Useful Information

rhodes hotels,rodos hotelsUseful Information about antiquities, catholic services, heath care, banks, consulates, postal services, public transport, and useful telephone n.. (read more)

Casino Of Rhodes

casino rhodes,rodos casinoCasino Rodos and the Grande Albergo delle Rose boutique hotel complex is situated in Rhodes town, found on the northern tip of Rhodes Island, Greece, very.. (read more)

Map Of Rhodes

rhodes beaches,rodos beachRhodes Island Map / Rhodes Old Town Map / Rhodes City Map / Rhodes Google Map.. (read more)

Rhodes Market

rhodes studios,rodos accommodationShopping.. / Going out.. / The Rhodian gastronomy.. / The Rhodian wines.. / Traditional products.. (read more)

Weather In Rhodes

rhodes weather,rhodes shoppingThe climate of Rhodes is a mild Mediterranean climate characterised by sunny and dry summers and mild winters. Refreshing breezes and winds are blowing during the months of July and August, making the temperatures more bearable.. (read more)

Rhodes Nightlife

rhodes nightlife,rodos by nightThe island of Rhodes is famous for its nightlife because it is a very cosmopolitan place and has every thing to offer in terms of entertainment. Sophisticated clubs, bars, casino and huge nightclubs are open all night long, ready to provide the visitor with every.. (read more)

Live Flights At Rhodes Airport

rhodes information,rodos infoLive Arrivals and Departures at Rhodes (Diagoras) Airport, Greece.. (read more)

Live Ships Position In the Aegean Sea (AIS)

rhodes airport,rhodes ferriesLive Ships Position Who Approach Rhodes Port: Blue star 1 / Blue star 2 / Diagoras / Nissos rodos / Preveli / Ierapetra / Dodekanissos pride / Dodekanissos express / Proteas / Sea star / Simi / Simi 2 .. (read more)

Rhodes Radios

rhodes travel agents,rodos travel agencysListen all radio stations of Rhodes island: radio 1 / rodos fm / ageri fm / palmos fm / derti fm / top fm / apple fm / lychnari fm / radio arxaggelos.. (read more)

Rhodes News

rhodes news,rodos newspapersLearn all Rhodes news / News portals: palmos-fm / tvkosmos / skyfm100 / Newspaper portals: rodiaki / proodos / dimokratiki / vimadod / idrasis / Sport portals: rodoslive / 12soccer.. (read more)

Photo Gallery

hotels in rhodes,sudios in rhodesRhodes island photo complexion.. (read more)

Rhodes Sports

rodos weather,rhodes sunRhodes has a wide variety of sports and other activities to offer, that can keep you busy while on holidays. You can find almost everything for all tastes and age groups: Windsurfing Kitesurfing Swimming Trekking Water skiing Jet skiing Snorkelling Diving & fishing Water Sports Yachting Tennis Golf Cycling Extreme Sports Horse Riding Go-Karts Bowling Camping Water Park Paintball Beach Volleyball.. (read more)

Rhodes Beaches

rhodes summer,rodos sunRhodes is a paradise for windsurfing and coming to Rhodes you expect the best beaches in the Mediterranean. Well if sandy beaches is what you are looking for you came to the right place!!The most popular beaches on Rhodes island are: Afandou beach Traganou beach Gennadi beach Faliraki beach Kolymbia beach Ialyssos beach Ixia beach Kalithea bay Agathi beach Pefkos beach Kiotari beach Stegna beach Prassonisi beach Lardos beach Vlycha beach Elli beach Ladiko bay Tsambika beach Anthony Quinn bay Lindos beach .. (read more)

Rhodes Museums And Art Galleries

rodos sports,rhodes gamesIn Rhodes Town and Old Town:The Municipal Art Gallery of Rhodes / Exhibition in the Palace of the Grand Master / The Archaeological Museum / Aquarium / Modern Art Museum / Palaio Sissitio / The Jewish Museum / New Art Gallery / Nestoridion / Folklore Museum / Byzantine Museum/ In Rhodes Villages: Archangelos Folklore Museum / Embonas Folklore Museum / Kritinia Folklore Museum / Asklipios Folklore Museum / Natural History Museum in Butterfly Valley.. (read more)

Rhodes Villages

rhodes villages,old town,rodos funRhodes villages: Afandou Archangelos Asklipio Embona Faliraki Gennadi Haraki (Charaki) Ialyssos (Ialissos) Ixia Kalathos Kiotari Kolymbia Kremasti Lardos Lindos Monolithos Pefkos (Pefki) Medieval Town (Old town) Rhodes Town (New town) Tholos / Theologos Apollakia Apollona Eleousa Fanes Kalavarda Kalithies Kattavia (Katavia) Koskinou Kremasti Kritinia Maritsa Massari Mesanagros Paradisi Pastida Salakos Siana.. (read more)

Worth Sightseeings

rhodes sightseeings,rodos sights,rhodes barsThe most interesting sightseeings in Rhodes island are: Rhodes aquarium Archaeological Museum Filerimos hill Ancient Ialyssos Hill of Monte Smith Asklipios square Ancient Kameiros Hospice of St. Catherine Palace of the Grandmaster Municipal Gallery Lindos acropolis Kritinia castle Seven springs Monolithos castle Butterflies valley Rodini park Tsambika monastery Kallithea spas Hotel of the Roses.. (read more)

Rhodes Monasteries

rhodes butterflies,rodos petaloudes,rhodes restaurantsMonasteries in Rhodes: Paramythia Monastery - Afandou village Tsambika Monastery - Archaggelos village Skiadi Monastery - Messanagros village Ipseni Monastery - Lardos village Thari Monastery - Laerma village Pantanassis Monastery - Soroni village Kalopetra Monastery - near the Butterflies valley Churches in Rhodos: Agios Nikolaos Church - Foundoukli Eleousa village Agios Nectarios Church - Archipolis village Katholiki Church - Afandou village Filerimos Church - Ialyssos village Agios Soulas Church - Soroni village.. (read more)

Rhodes Hotels and Accommodation

rodos monasteries,rhodes map,rhodes watersportsHotels and accommodation in the island of Rhodes presented by area: Hotels in Rodos Town Hotels in Theologos Hotels in Lindos Hotels in Kremasti Hotels in Kolymbia Hotels in Kalithea Hotels in Afandou Hotels in Faliraki Hotels in Ialyssos Hotels in Ixia Hotels in Genadi Hotels in Kalathos Hotels in Kiotari Hotels in Pefkos Hotels in Lardos.. (read more)

Rhodes Marina

rhodes marina,rodos monasteryRhodes marina is a great place to start your Mediterranean adventure among the Dodecanse islands. Mandraki marina is the older harbour of Rhodes island. Also Rhodes new marina is Greece's newest state of the art development, ready to be operational in early June 2011.. (read more)
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