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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 ...


Oceania’s new Riviera cruise ship in routes to Rhodes

Mar 14th, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

Riviera, the Oceania Cruises' 1.250 guests ship, will set sail on her maiden voyage, a 12 days Ancient Grandeur itinerary from Piraeus (Athens), Greece on April 24. The ports of call include Alexandria and Port Said in Egypt, Haifa and Ashdod (Jerusalem) in Israel, Rhodes and Patmos in Greece; and ...


Swedish tourists head to Greece

Jun 17th, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Swedish travel companies Ving and Fritidsresor have both reported a 10 percent increase in bookings to Greece this summer compared to last year. "We've seen a huge interest in Greece ahead of this summer," Ving spokesperson Magdalena Öhrn told the TT news agency. Greece's economic crisis has done little to ...


Rhodes in Costa Crociere’s 2011 alternative itineraries

Mar 16th, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Costa Crociere has announced, due to recent events, the replacement of its calls in Tunisia, Egypt and Israel during 2011. For all the current season 2011 all the Mediterranean itineraries with originally scheduled calls at Alexandria (Egypt), Haifa (Israel) and Ashdod (Israel) will be modified and will offer alternative calls ...


Windstar Cruises: 2011 voyages

Mar 30th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship wind powered fleet of luxury yachts that explore the world's most sought-after destinations, announced its 2011 and Winter 2012 season voyages. As expected the new itineraries include Rhodes as one of its ports of call. In particular, the new Holy Land voyages that concentrate ...


2009 season: Flession smaller than expected

Dec 5th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

A decrease of only 2,56% in charter arrivals was recorded during the last season. According to the RHA (Rhodes Hotels Association) director, Mr. Petros Giakoumis, a total of 1.323.173 tourists arrived to Rhodes by charter from January to November 2009, compared to 1.357.928 in the same period in 2008. ...


Azamara Cruises 2010 destinations

Mar 15th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

Azamara Cruises, a deluxe smaller-ship cruise line, is planning to send its fleet in the Mediterranean in 2010, for the third consecutive summer. Azamara’s Europe itineraries will focus on additional time spent in ports of call. Late-night stays departing at 10 p.m. or later will be offered for the island ...


Lindos Captain houses

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Lindos is studded with these lovely old residences, hearkening back to the 16th and 17th centuries, when they were constructed by wealthy merchant seafarers as visible evidence of their success. Some were destroyed or badly damaged in the earthquake of 1610, which devastated Lindos, but they were rebuilt sympathetically to ...


The Dodecanese islands

The Dodecanese islands

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The Dodecanese is complex of over 163 Aegean islands and islets, of which only 26 are inhabited, situated at the most eastern part of the Greek Archipelago, at the borders of Europe. You will find here a wonderful blend of architectural styles of eastern and western cultures. The islands have ...


MSC Cruises’ two newest cruise ships will visit Rhodes in 08-09 winter season

Jan 16th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

MSC Fantasia, debuted in December 2007 and MSC Poesia, debuted in spring 2008, will sail in the Mediterranean this winter, sailing to a number ports and countries, including Rhodes. MSC Fantasia in the Dec. 20, 2008 Christmas cruise will sail a 8-night roundtrip holiday itinerary departing from Genoa will ...

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