Rhodes Dodecanese is among the most beautiful and popular Greek islands. Its Medieval sightseeing, the amazing views and the clean beaches have made Rhodes world famous, attracting thousands of visitors every year.
The Old Town of Rhodes, with the Palace of Grand Master, the Street of the Knights, the old port of Mandraki and Hippocrates Square, is the most important place to visit in Rhodes Town.
Among the so many locations and points of interest Rhodes island has to offer, here are just a few of them you must not miss when you are on the Island. Rhodes has more to offer than sea and sand, and visiting the following places will surely give something extra to remember from vacation:
The lovely village of Lindos is one of the most attractive and beautiful villages of Rhodes located south of the capital.
It is dominated by a magnificent and imposing acropolis that lies on top. Lindos stands out for its fabulous location beautiful on the slopes of the hill at the top of which lies the ancient acropolis overlooking the picturesque bay.
Springs of Kallithea: Since the ancient times, the water of Kallithea was known for the beneficial qualities. In 1927, the Italians inaugurated the spring facilities and built an impressive monument. After many years of decadence, the springs opened again in 2007.
Prassonissi Rhodes: The long and large sandy beach of Prassonisi lies 85 south of Rhodes Town and 40 km south west of Lindos village. Prassonissi is known as a windsurfing paradise for many lovers of this sport. Particularly during the months of July and August, when the north winds called meltemi are blowing, the beach is crowded and every day you will enjoy skillful windsurfers.
The Valley of Butterflies is found in the western side of Rhodes island, approximately 27 km from Rhodes city. It is a natural reserve, unique of its kind. As its name indicates, this area is a lush green valley that gets overwhelmed in spring and autumn with butterflies of the Panaxia genus, species Quadripunctaria Poda.
Ladiko is a small beach located on a beautiful bay 20km south of Rhodes Town and 2km from Faliraki village. Ladiko beach features a tiny picturesque cove that offers visitors some delightful moments under the warm sun.
Seven Springs This beautiful park has many walking trails along pine and plane trees. There is also a dark tunnel there. The lake can be easily reached by a mere five minutes walk.
Faliraki is perhaps the most famous beach in Rhodes.
Five kilometers of golden, sandy beach with crystal clear waters that have been awarded with Blue Flags and all visitors find what they want for their summer vacation.
It also has a range of restaurants, cafes, bars and entertainment options to fill your summer days.
Visitors from around the world come every summer in Faliraki to enjoy their holidays and the Greek summer in a blue beach that does not let you to expel it even for a minute.