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Guides and things you need to know to enjoy better your stay in the island of Rhodos.

Panormitis Symi

Panormitis Monastery, Symi

No trip to Symi would be complete without a visit to its wonderful monastery of Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis. The monastery is situated on the sea front of the tiny village of Panormitis, on the ...

Celebrating the Greek Orthodox Easter in Rhodos

Easter (Pascha in Greek) is the most sacred and most dramatically celebrated religious feast in the context of the Greek Orthodox Church1, full of rituals and customs, many of them originated ...

Top 5 destinations for children in Rhodos

The grown-ups normally take a back seat on holidays. The kids usually are the main leaders to carry the holidays forward. Holidays in the beautiful town of Rhodes provides all what kids are ...

A short guide to Rhodos

Rhodes is the largest island of the Dodecanese and the fourth largest in Greece. Covers an area of 1.398 square meters and a population of 112.447 of which 60.000 residents live in the city of ...

The Colossus of Rhodos

The Colossus of Rhodos is one of the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was built between the years 292 and 280 BC, to commemorate the successful outcome of the war against the troops ...

Lipsi islands

Lipsi or Lipsoi (Greek: Λειψοί) are a cluster of small, picturesque islands in lying in the southeastern Aegean between the islands of Leros and Patmos. Their collective name is taken from the ...

Rhodos: what’s in the name

Ρόδος, Rodos, Rhodos, Rhodes, Rodi, Rodes: they’re all names of the same island – and its capital – in different languages. Many believe that the name originates from the Greek ...

Island of Kastellorizo

Kastellorizo (Greek: Καστελλόριζο) or Megisti (Greek: Μεγίστη) is a tiny border island at the most eastern point of Greece, very close to the Turkish coast (3 km). It is part of the Dodecanese ...

Knight of Rhodos

The Knights of Rhodos

In 1309 a Genoese adventurer, to whom the Byzantine emperor had given Rhodes as a feudal property, or fief, sold the island to the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, who then quickly ...

The Parthenon of Athens

A few words about Greece

Greece has a rich, documented history that goes back for over 4,000 years. The ancestors of Hellenes were explorers who travelled the Seas, both the Mediterranean and the Black Sea – ...

Faliraki

Situated on the east coast of Rhodes, at about 14 km south of the capital, Faliraki is one of the island’s most developed beach resorts, renowned for its almost 4 km long stretch of ...

Rhodos Lindos view

Lindos: Getting around

Lindos swarms with tourists in the summer months, all thronging to see this most picturesque of Rhodian villages. Lindos is set into a hillside and is ...