Kalithea Baths, Rhodes

Kalithea bay

At a short distance from the town center (7 km), Kalithea (Καλλιθέα) is famous for its ancient springs and the unique Kalithea Springs complex, one of the best attractions on the island.…

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Museum shops in Greece get facelift

The gift shops operating at Greece’s museums and archaeological sites sum up the Culture Ministry’s idea of promoting the country’s cultural legacy. Until recently, visitors looking for a decent Greek souvenir found…

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Medieval Festival of Rhodes (May 31 – June 2)

The Medieval Festival of Rhodes returns, with thematic walking tours through the narrow alleys of the southeastern Aegean island’s medieval city, theatrical and musical performances, workshops, seminars, storytelling sessions, exhibitions, games and…

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Faliraki beach

The east coast of Rhodes

While the west coast of Rhodes is subject to shore winds and at times can be rough,  a windsurfer’s paradise, the east coast is more sheltered and usually, only affected by moderate…

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tsinkpempti

Tsiknopempti, the Greek Mardi Gras

Tsiknopempti is is a part of the traditional celebrations for Carnival. Similar to the Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. According to the Greek Orthodox tradition, it is celebrated on the Thursday that marks…

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Seafood in Greece

Anchovies (gavros in Greek), sardines (sardela) and chub mackerel (kolios) are the fish most likely to be found in Greek waters. “There are plenty of European anchovies, although far fewer sardines these…

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Epiphany Celebrations

On the 6th of January of each year we celebrate in Greece the holy day of the Epiphany1 (also called Theofania in Greek), a Christian feast day to commemorate the revelation of…

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