The majestic island

of Rhodes

The island of knights
Cosmopolitan and traditional, timeless and modern.

Rhodes, the biggest of the Dodecanese islands, is known as the island of light, because of the abundance of sunshine throughout the year. Visitors of Rhodes can explore the natural beauty of the island, visit its historical monuments, and enjoy its warm hospitable people. Rhodes is well known for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the World's Seven Wonders, while the medieval Old Town has been declared as a World Heritage Site. Fabulous beaches, fantastic scenery and famous monuments are what attract thousands of visitors every year to the island.

01Must-see locations

Exploring the medieval Old Town of Rhodes is like stepping into a world of chivalry and knights, with castle walls and cobblestone streets… a scene that’s unlike any other on a Greek island.

  • Filerimos – The Cross
  • Prasonisi
  • Faliraki Resort
  • Temple of Apollo
  • Kallithea Springs
  • Ancient Kamiros
  • Monolithos Castle
  • The Valley of the Butterflies

02Best Beaches in Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes is a beautiful mix of stunning beaches, historical sights and lush forests. Located just off the Anatolian coast of Turkey and surrounded by the clear waters of the Mediterranean, Rhodes is home to some of the best beaches in Europe.

  • Afandou Beach (Afantou)
  • Agathi Beach
  • Agios Georgios Beach
  • Akti Kanari & Akti Miaouli
  • Anthony Quinn Bay
  • Faliraki Beach
  • Fourni Beach
  • Gennadi Beach

03Taste the local products

Rhodes' products intertwine with the island's history and culture. Local honey and types of pasta, traditional jams, PDO wines make up the traditional gastronomic treasure.

The mainstay of the Rhodian cuisine is mainly the three stars of the Mediterranean diet - wheat, olives, and wine, followed by legumes and dairy products.

  • Avranies
  • Pitaroudia
  • Voloi me pligouri
  • Chtapodokeftedes
  • Matsi
  • Koulouria
  • Tsouka
  • Melekouni
  • Moschopougia
  • Takakia

04The Must-Do Activities

Among many points of interest and things to do Rhodes island in Greece has to offer, here are just a few suggestions from our top list. Rhodes has more to offer than sea and sand, and the following places to visit and activities to engage in will surely give something extra to remember from your vacation.

  • Water sports
  • Hiking and trekking
  • Cycling
  • Discover scuba diving
  • A daily excursion to a nearby island
  • Yachting and boat excursion experiences
  • Enjoying a magical sunset
  • Kitecamp in Theologos

05Nightlife in Rhodes Town

The nightlife in Rhodes is famous all over the world. The island has a wide range of night clubs, including bars, pubs and discos, which are mainly concentrated in the city of Rhodes, and in the tourist resorts of Faliraki, Lindos and Ialyssos.

Rhodes is also known as the most cosmopolitan island of Greece: its cafes, bars and clubs stay open all night until late in the morning, offering tourists unforgettable nights.

  • Casino Bar at Rhodes Elli Beach
  • Faliraki
  • Pefkos
  • Lindos
  • Kiotari and Gennadi
  • Haraki
  • Orfanidou Street on the west coast
  • Hippocrates Square and Menekleous street