is evocative of roses: rhodon, a rose. According to mythology Rhodes Greece, was named after the nymph, Rhodos, or Rhode, daughter of Poseidon, god of the sea, and his wife, Amphitrite. From the union of the beautiful nymph with the mighty Helios, god of the sun and patron of the island, seven children were born. The god’s beneficial rays give life to Rhodes, bathing her in his brilliance and warmth, enhancing her beauty with his
radiance, bestowing upon her some of his power and splendor.
Rhodes, the lovely nymph of the Aegean, the pearl of the Dodecanese,
Richly endowed with natural beauty and adorned with works of art created by the human spirit and fashioned by human hands. A siren, who lures the passing traveler and binds him to her, making him forever long to return. Rhodes, the easternmost point of Greece, a bridge between East and West, the furthermost limit of Greek territory. Rhodes, the cosmopolitan, the great and noble lady, the unique. Yes, Rhodes is all of this, and something more, today: an internationally renowned holiday centre, a paradise for tourists, both Greek and foreign, who are enchanted by the island’s wonderful climate, its superb beaches, its beautiful sea, the unlimited possibilities and
abundance of choices it offers throughout the year.
Come and visit Rhodes, come and experience its beauty, come and see for yourselves. You, too, will discover what a
very special place it is.
Rhodes island is the biggest in the Dodecanese and the most famous location in Greece. It amazes tourist from around the world with the amazing and clean beaches, which the most beaches on Rhodes Island are awarded the famous blue flags. The unique metropolis of Rhodes is a real gem to visit and walk around. The Knights road of the Knights, the Palace, and Hippocrates square are the best spots of Rhodes at Old Town city. Other famous locations around the island are Lindos with the famous Lindos Acropolis, the Butterflies Valley with the most beautiful nature and Surfers Paradise Prassonissi for the fans and professionals of windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Rhodes Island has many wonderful famous seashores and sandy coves. Rhodes gives a large series of Rhodes beaches with diverse services, which include accommodations, taverns, bars and watersports centers. Every beach in Rhodes have crystal clear waters and they are very organized. See more info here!
The best global medieval settlements, the Old Town of Rhodes is the most famous location and is one of the main reasons to spend your summer holidays at this beautiful and unique island. Surrounded by an ancient high wall built ages ago – with a large and rich history which will amaze you.
Inside Old Town of Rhodes, every stone and every building tell its own story. You will notice many Ancient statues, marble crests, stunning fountains, the famous Knights Street, the historic Grand Masters Palace, the large Clock Tower near the entrance with its breathtaking view, the Old Town at Rhodes has a rich history.