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Elafos and Elafina Hotel

Elafos and Elafina Hotel

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For those who would prefer the mountain to the shore there is the recently renovated hotel is located at the top Mt. Profitis Elias, near a small Byzantine Monastery with the same name. Surrounded by a large cedars, pine and cypresses forrest of a unique beauty, the complex is mainly ...


Filerimos

Filerimos

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Mt. Filerimos (Philerimos, Φιλέρημος), just outside the capital Rhodes (15km), is a hill 267m. high, overlooking the small town of Ialyssos and the bay of Ixia and Trianda. From its top you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Aegean with turquoise waters near the shore and deep blue as ...


Haraki

Haraki

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Haraki (Greek: Χαράκι) is about 38km distant from Rhodes and about 20 km from Lindos. Located on the east coast of the island, it is small and quiet fishermen village with superb pebbly beach and fish tavernas and views across to Lindos. The nearby is the medieval fortress of Feraklos ...


Scuba diving and snorkeling

Scuba diving and snorkeling

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Extremely clear waters and lots of marine life is what you'll see in underwater Rhodes. Scuba diving is a popular activity on the island - although you need to have a proper authorization and/or accompanied by a recognized diving instructors - and only in designated areas. This is due to ...


The castle of Feraklos

The castle of Feraklos

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Feraklos castle is located on the place once stood an ancient Acropolis. The castle was used by pirates before the Knights of St. John ousted them, reinforced the castle than used it as a prison. Reached from the track by a footpath leading to steps It is a good climb ...


The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

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The Colossus of Rhodes is one of the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was built between the years 292 and 280 BC, to commemorate the successful outcome of the war against the troops of Demetrios Poliorcetes (The Besieger), one of the epigones (epigoni) of Alexander the Great. ...


Ouzo: more than a drink

Ouzo: more than a drink

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Ice tinkling-in a glass of ouzo is the quintessence of summer in Greece, to be enjoyed while sitting at a table by the sea after a swim, beneath a shady pine tree against a background hum of cicadas, or by a pool at sunset. Ouzo is good any way it’s taken ...


The valley of Butterflies

The valley of Butterflies

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The Valley of Butterflies (Petaloùdes,Πεταλούδες) is a natural park located at a distance of 23 km from the capital Rhodes. Belongs to a Natura 20001 protected zone (GR4210006) together with Seven Springs (Eptà Pigès, Επτά Πηγές) and Mt. Profitis Elias2. It is the place where tiger moths of the species ...


A new plan for saturated tourist areas

Jun 8th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

A new zoning plan for areas saturated from tourist development aimed to curb construction on islands and coastlines will be submitted for public consultation in a few weeks’ time. A previous plan in 2008 came under fire by conservationists, civil engineers and even entrepreneurs criticizing the fact that the plan ...


Hellenic Seaways in the Dodecanese routes

Mar 6th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Hellenic Seaways announced that starting from April 15 the Hellenic Voyager, will operate in the Dodecanese, connecting Rhodes and other islands with the mainland Greece. The ship can carry 1,600 passengers and 110 trucks at a speed of 22 knots.

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