The island of the Knights

It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and is also an island extremely influenced by the medieval element, Rhodes is definitely an unforgettable destination! 

Rhodes is also called “The island of the Knights” due to its long historical past. Great historical buildings, unique monuments, numerous archaeological sites, supreme natural landscapes, traditional local tavernas and magical sandy beaches justify why this beautiful Dodecanese island is a top holiday destination.

One of the most popular things to do in Rhodes is to explore the Old Town. Let yourself be seduced by the medieval atmosphere as you walk the stone alleys, admiring the impressive knightly buildings, the medieval churches and the astonishing castle. Υou will also have the opportunity to cross the famous path of the Knights and end up in the Palace of the Grand Master, the famous Castelo, as the Rhodians usually call it.  Don’t be surprised if you feel like travelling back in time! 

Αnother reason why Rhodes is known all over the world is its famous statue of the Greek god Helios named Colossus of Rhodes. The statue belongs to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and according to the descriptions it was about 30 meters high. Unfortunately, it was destroyed during the harsh earthquake of 226 BC. 

As for the coastal side of Rhodes, the island encompasses some of the most enchanting beaches. Whether you are seeking family-friendly sandy beaches with shallow waters or lively beaches, the island of Rhodes can satisfy all tastes. Anthony Quinn, Tsampika, Ladiko, Faliraki, Kallithea, Agathi, Afandou and of course Lindos are among the best-rated beaches of Rhodes island. 

In case you want to combine leisure activities on the beach with sightseeing, Lindos Rhodes is the ideal destination. Apart from being the most impressive beach on the island, it is considered as one of the most beautiful throughout Greece. The golden sand, the small pebbles, the rocky surroundings and the azure waters promise you one-of-a-kind vacation. On top of that, the lovely Lindos gives you also the chance to discover the magnificent Acropolis of Lindos at the top of the mountain and the wonderful picturesque homonym village. The Old Town along with Lindos should definitely be on your list of the things to do in Rhodes. 

Ιf you want to live a fairytale summer experience then Rhodes Greece is the right travel destination for you!

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