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Kalithea bay

Kalithea Baths, Rhodes

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. It is an ideal place for diving and…

Diagoras International Airport

Rhodes Airport

The Diagoras International Airport (IATA: RHO, ICAO: LGRP) is 16 km distant from the city, at the southwest part of the island, close to the village of Paradissi. Opened in 1977, the airport covers a total area of more than…

The east coast of Rhodes

Faliraki beach

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 winds. It is the most popular side of…

The Acropolis of Rhodes

Acropolis of Rhodes

Positioned on the western edge of the city, on the top of the hill of Ayios Stefanos, the Acropolis of Rhodes and its imposing Temple of Apollo, dominates the views. Unlike most of the ancient acropoleis it was not fortified.…

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 God the Son as a human being. It…

Archaeological Museum of Rhodes

The marble head of Apollo

Located at the center of the Medieval Town, right by the famous Street of the Knights, the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes exhibits very important collections of findings that highly regarded museums like Le Louvre, are particularly keen to host periodically.…

Kolymbia

Kolymbia (Greek: Κολύμπια) is a sun-soaked resort in an idyllic place between mountains and the sea with a fine beach for watersports, a few shops and plenty of peace and quiet. Located on the east coast of Rhodes, at about…

Haraki

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…

Elafos and Elafina Hotel

For those who would prefer the mountain to the shore there is the recently renovated hotel is located at the top Mt. Profitis Elias (630 m), near a small Byzantine Monastery with the same name. Surrounded by a large cedars,…

The west coast of Rhodes

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)…

Florestano di Fausto’s work in Rhodes

Rodos Casino

Born at Rocca Canterano, a small village outside Rome, Florestano di Fausto (16.07.1890 – 11.01.1965) was an engineer, an architect and a politician. He served as a technical consultant to the Ministero degli Affari Esteri, where he designed and constructed…