Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes a Greek island in the Aegean sea, is the largest in terms both of land and population (115000) of the Dodecanese group of islands and its capital. It is located southeast of Athens and just off the Anatolian coast of Turkey. Rhodes' nickname is “The island of the Knights”.

How to get there

Distances

Diagoras airport, with terminals old and new (most international flights arrive at the new one), is about 15km south-west of the main town on the west coast. From a stop between the two terminals, a bus into town (6.30am-midnight), otherwise, taxis will set you to your destination.

Rhodes is a major ferry destin

What we love the most

A walk around the world's best preserved medieval city is essential. The old city, included in Unesco list of world heritage sites, is an impressive complex of palaces, towers and water fountains.

Also visit the archeological sites. See the remains of a Doric temple at the Ancient Acropolis of Lalysos. A monumental fountain dat

Geographical location

Dodecanese
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