Places to visit

Exploring Kamiros

Kamiros was an ancient city on the northwest coast of Rhodes that was inhabited from the 7th century BC until the medieval times. It is one of the three Rhodian cities (together with Lindos and Ialysos) mentioned by Homer. The…

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Ancient Kamiros

Ancient Kamiros

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…

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Acropolis of Rhodes

The 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.…

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Monastery of Kalopetra

Surrounded by the stunning physical scenery of an unspoiled pine forrest, built in 1780 on a mountain slope above the valley of Butterflies, lies the monastery of Panagià Kalopetra (the Virgin of Kalopetra). It was founded by Alexandros Ypsilantis during…

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