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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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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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…

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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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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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Kitesurfing in Rhodes

Rhodes has become a favorite of vacationers who want to spend a relaxing time that is far from the busy streets of the city. Rhodes is just perfect both for families and…

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Municipality of Petaloudes

The Municipality of Petaloudes (postal code 85106) extends over an area of 893km² at the north-western part of the island of Rhodes. It is comprised from 6 municipal departments, Kremasti (pop. 4.585),…

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The Knights of Rhodes

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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