Found 10 posts tagged with ‘island’.

Wildfires still burning

Jul 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

For the third day in row the wildfires are burning in the central-southern part of the island. The village of Laerma had to be evacuated. Till this moment the damages have been limited to the rural areas.

Greek islands real estate boom

Jul 23rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

"Increasing numbers of affluent Europeans are buying or building luxury properties on the Greek islands, even as the market for top-end holiday homes in other European destinations remains stalled..." International Herald Tribune reports.

Wildfires in southern Rhodes

Jul 23rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

The local perfect decided to declare the state of emergency in 2 municipalities Lindos and Attavyros in the southern part of island, after a broke of wildfires in the area. Although the fire has not been put under control yet, no inhabited area is under threat. The residents of the ...

Berlusconi’s new house in Symi

Jul 21st, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to sources, the Italian Prime Minister, Mr. Silvio Berlusconi, a frequent visitor of the island of Rhodes, has recently bought an old neoclassical house on the tiny island of Symi that it is currently been transformed to Mr. Berlusconi's needs.

Earthquake’s aftermath

Jul 16th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Fortunately, yesterday's tremor left the island untouched. According to the Institute of Geodynamics at the National Observatory of Athens, the incident had a magnitude of 6.3 in the Richter's scale with the epicenter at 70 km depth in the sea area at 30 km south of the coast of Rhodes ...

Rhodes tremor

Jul 15th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

At 6:26 of this morning, the island was hit by an earthquake of 6.8 magnitude. According to sources the epicenter of the seismic event is located in the sea at a depth of 60 km at the south-eastern part of the island, at 28 km south of the village of ...

Fourni beach

Posted in Beaches | Read the full story

Located at about 78 km from the town of Rhodes on the south-western part of the island, Fourni beach does not attract many visitors. It is a quiet, isolated, sand and pebbles beach with fine natural surroundings, ideal for naturists and those that hanker after extremely quiet beaches. It is ...

Camping in Rhodes

Posted in Holiday | Read the full story

If you 're looking for a camping site in Rhodes then you're out of luck. Faliraki Camping, near Ladikò, the only organized camping on the island, was converted in 2003 to Studio & Apartments business. There are not any public areas available while wild camping is illegal. If you try ...

Romanian holidaymakers prefer the more expensive Greek destinations

Jul 9th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to the romanian portal Adevarul, there is a new trend in the Romanians holidaymakers preferences, opting for the more expensive and more exclusive Greek islands like Zakynthos, Corfu, Crete and Rhodes.

Entries to the island

Posted in Connections | Read the full story

You arrive to Rhodes from Athens after about 55 minutes of flight or after approximately 16 hours from Piraeus, if you choose to travel by ferry boat. The island has two airports but only one, the Diagoras International Airport is currently used for commercial purposes and two harbors. Rhodes is ...

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