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…

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Windsurfing at Ixia

For a windsurfing holiday with blue skies and blue waters come to Rhodes. Add the meltemi wind and you have a popular windsurfing holiday destination. Ixia is on a large beautiful bay…

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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…

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The Knights of Rhodes preparing the defense against the Ottomans

The Knights of Rhodes

In 1309 a Genoese adventurer, to whom the Byzantine emperor had given Rhodes as a feudal property, or fief, sold the island to the Knights of the Order of St John of…

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Guns of Navarone

Filmed in Rhodes

Rhodes has always attracted the interest of the cinema industry. The majority of Greek films produced during the '60s feature the beautiful physical scenery of the island. There is also a large number of foreign film productions, including some of the Hollywood finest that where shot in Rhodes. In the recent years a growing number of advertising productions choose Rhodes for its stunning physical scenery. So while in Rhodes, it is not uncommon to find yourself in front of a filming set.
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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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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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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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