About Rhodes

Rhodes is one of the most beautiful islands of Mediterranean. It is the fourth largest of Greece and the largest –and historical capital- of the region of Dodecanese. It has a long history that goes back to the Neolithic era. Because of its position, between two seas -Aegean and Mediterranean- and between three continents -Europe Asia and Africa-, it had long periods of prosperity but this was also the main reason for its troubled history. The island is famous for one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Colossus of Rhodes.

The capital town is also called Rhodes or Rodos as it is pronounced by the Greeks. It is built on the north part of the island, a home-town of approximately 60.000 people. It is divided between the modern and the medieval part, which is surrounded by big, old and strong walls. It is the best-preserved medieval castle of Europe and one of Unesco’s world heritage monuments! The three ports of the town are right outside the walls.

Of course, there are many more picturesque places to visit on the island!
Lindos, on the south-east part, an hour’s drive from the capital town and the ports, is one of them!
That’s the part of the island that some of the best hotels and beaches of Mediterranean can be found.
On the other side one can visit the beautiful hill of Filerimos with it's monuments,
the butterfly valley-one of the two natural butterfly valleys of the world!
The ancient city of Kamiros with the fantastic fish-tavernas next to the water, right on the Aegean sea, and a lot more!
The center of the island is occupied by mountains, ideal for trekking, with a lot of traditional villages untouched by tourism, built on their slops.

Our guests have the chance to enjoy really good traditional Greek food that, we’re so proud of, almost every where!


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