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A short Rhodes guide (I)

A short Rhodes guide (I)

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Rhodes (also Rodos or Rhodos - Ρόδος in Greek - more about the name) is the largest island of the Dodecanese and the fourth largest in Greece. Let's start this short Rhodes guide by providing some geographical data. The island covers an area of 1.398 square meters and a population ...


Traveling with ferry to Rhodes

Traveling with ferry to Rhodes

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The ferries are the ideal way to get from Athens to any island – Rhodes included – if you are on a low budget or with your own car and have plenty of time on your hands. Can also be a great way to make friends: a guitar and some ...


Kassos

Kassos

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Kassos (Kàssos, Κάσος) is a small rocky island, steeply raising from the Karpathian sea, at the southernmost part of the Dodecanese islands with a population of 1.088 inhabitants. It is 18 km long with a coast long about 55 km and covers a total area of 64 sq. km. It ...


Monastery of Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis

Monastery of Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis

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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 southern coast, protected by a narrow inlet that opens out into a wide harbour and small, ...


Bad weather in Rhodes

Dec 5th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Severe weather conditions have forced the authorities to shut down ferry services between the mainland and the islands. Winds in the country's seas have reached speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour. Rhodes was particularly hit by strong winds that cause the canceling of almost all the flights to ...


Hotel & Ferry by Blue Star Ferries

Nov 7th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

During Philoxenia 2008, an the International Tourism Exhibition hosted by HELEXPO, Blue Star Ferries, a company serving with daily connections Rhodes and the major islands of the Dodecanese with the mainland Greece, presented their Hotel & Ferry program for the period November 2008 to March 2009. The program which aims ...


Entries to the island

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You arrive to Rhodes from Athens after about 55 minutes of flight or after approximately 16 hours from Piraeus, if you choose to travel by ferry boat. The island has two airports but only one, the Diagoras International Airport is currently used for commercial purposes and two harbors. Rhodes is ...


Karpathos: An island off the beaten track

Karpathos: An island off the beaten track

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Their eyebrows are black and thick and their facial expressions austere and proud. The women from the small village of Olympos, high in the north of the Greek island of Karpathos, are different from the women on the rest of the island. This part of Karpathos has the harshest landscape ...


A new ferry service to connect Greece with Turkey

Mar 14th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A new ferry service is set to start in May connecting the coastal town of Bodrum with the island of Samos. The boat ride will be 75 minutes and will cost only 35 euros. Ferry services already operate between Bodrum and the Greek islands of Kalymnos, Kos and Rhodes, transporting ...


Leipsoi finally gets Piraeus ferry

May 22nd, 2007 Posted in News | Read the full story

Residents of Leipsoi in the Dodecanese yesterday welcomed the first ferry from Piraeus to dock at the tiny island in the last three years. Following protests by locals earlier this month, authorities agreed to arrange for two ferries from Piraeus to travel to Leipsoi each week. The islanders have vowed ...

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