The island of the Knights
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Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
Castles, ancient castles, roman castles, byzantine castles, medieval castles, venetian castles, etc.
Rhodes, according to Mythology, emerges from the sea at the behest of Zeus to be a gift to Apollo. Another myth wants the first inhabitants of the island to be the Telchines. From their sister, Alia, Poseidon had a daughter, Rhodes, who became the wife of Helios and gave her name to the island. The archaeological dig proved that the …
The main food on most of the islands of the Dodecanese was and still is roast pork. In several villages of Rhodes, the slaughtering of the pig that the families raised was done in groups and with a special ritual. Among the Christmas foods were also the traditional "japrakia" which were not missing from the table. As far as sweets …
sea sports In Rhodes you will have the opportunity to practice your favorite water sport on most of its organized beaches. On the most crowded beaches, you will find a net set up to play beach volleyball with your friends. Particularly organized and most famous is the beach of Ialyssos, which has facilities and infinite possibilities in terms of water …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
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Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.