Found 10 posts tagged with ‘start’.

Brussels Airline to offer Rhodes as destination

Jan 10th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

Aegean Airlines and Brussels Airlines recent co-operation agreement will offer, starting from January 2009, a connection from Brussels to the island of Rhodes, via a transfer in Athens.

Rhodes fire contained

Dec 6th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Rhodes Fire Department announced that they've contained a large wildfire on the island which burned an estimated 1.500 hectares (3.700 acres) over the past two days. Police said a 55-year-old farmer was arrested on the island, accused of starting the fire by accident when he burned weeds and dried plants ...

Bad weather in Rhodes

Dec 5th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Severe weather conditions have forced the authorities to shut down ferry services between the mainland and the islands. Winds in the country's seas have reached speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour. Rhodes was particularly hit by strong winds that cause the canceling of almost all the flights to ...

Sensimar franchise in Rhodes

Sep 6th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Germany's biggest package-holiday company, TUI, said Friday that it will establish a new hotel brand, Sensimar, and franchise one of the first hotels to open next summer on Rhodes. The company plans to have by 2012 a chain of 10 to 15 Sensimar hotels in operation in major holiday ...

Diagoras International Airport

Posted in Connections | Read the full story

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 60.000 sq.m. as a new terminal started its operation ...

Windsurfing at Ixia

Windsurfing at Ixia

Posted in Activities | Read the full story

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 on the west riviera of the island, close to to the town center. Dotted along the bay are ...

The east coast of Rhodes

The east coast of Rhodes

Posted in Resorts | Read the full story

The west coast of Rhodes is subject to shore winds and can be rough, but is a windsurfer’s paradise. The east coast is more sheltered with moderate winds. In this part you will find the best beaches of the island. Kalithea with its marvelous landscape attracts the younger people. Faliraki ...

August full moon with eclipse

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

Tonight archeological sites all over Greece, will remain open to the public, to experience the full moon and the moon eclipse under the Greek sky. The moon eclipse will start at 22:36 and end at 01:43 local time. Not to be missed if you're looking for a lifetime experience.

Aegean Regatta 2008

Aug 13th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

The total of 70 crews (60 in ORC category and 10 in IRC) from 7 countries have, till now, signed for participation at the international sailing race for offshore boats Aegean Regatta 2008, which will be held from August 16th through 23rd, 2008 in the southeastern Aegean sea, Greece. Coordinator ...

The Eastern Mediterranean during the 16th century

The Eastern Mediterranean during the 16th century

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During the later 16th century, great battles took place for mastery of the Mediterranean that was at the time the center of the economy and the civilization. A few decades before, the Ottomans had taken over Constantinople and what was left of the Byzantine (or Eastern Roman) empire. Under a ...

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