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Ancient Kamiros

Ancient Kamiros

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The district of Kamiros (Κάμειρος, Kameiros or Camirus in Latin) stretches along the northwest coast of the island close to Cape Ayios Minas (ancient Mylantion) in the foothills of Mt Akramytis. It is one one of the three Rhodian cities (together with Lindos and Ialysos) mentioned by Homer. In prehistoric ...


Municipality of Kamiros

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The Municipality of Kamiros (postal code 85106) derives its name from the ancient town. It extends over a territory of 211.875 km², on the south-western part of the island of Rhodes with a total population of 5.145 inhabitants. The village of Soroni (pop. 1.232) located 25km from island's capital Rhodes, ...


2009 season celebrations

Dec 27th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A number of important celebrations are been prepared to take place on the island in 2009. The Rhodian Tourism Promotion (PROTOUR) and the Municipality of Rhodes The Rhodes are inviting the holidaymakers to join in the events. Next year will mark 700 years since the founding of Rhodes medieval town, one ...


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 ...


Fire blast in Kamiros, Rhodes

Dec 4th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Fire fighters struggle to contain a wildfire in the area that surrounds the site of ancient Kamiros, in the south-western part of the island of Rhodes. Unfortunately only ground forces are able to battle against the fire blaze as firefighting aircrafts have been limited in their efforts by strong winds ...


Archeological sites on Rhodes

Archeological sites on Rhodes

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Like almost every part of Greece, the island has a number of important archeological sites, evidence of a history of over three thousand years. Excavations bring every year to the light new foundings. It is common in Greece for a church or an important building to be situated over the ...


The west coast of Rhodes

The west coast of Rhodes

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Populous resorts, important archaeological sites, picturesque villages await us on the west side of the island. Following the road to west we cross the great coast of Ixia where the island's Miami-beach style hotels are clustered and reach Ialissos (Trianta) at 8 km, a townlet surrounded by orchard. One should ...