Sightseeing in Rhodes town can be difficult if you do not know where to start from. Rhodes has long been known as one of the most romantic, exotic and beautiful places to visit. The mythological stories related to this land of gods have made it even more alluring to people from all parts of the world. Rhodes or Rhodos is that destination that will take your breath away with its charm, rich natural heritage and glorious historical past.
Known as the island of Helium or the Sun god, Rhodes has as many as 300 sun days a year. This makes it a great travel destination all through the year though the months from April to October are recommended by most travelers.
The medieval city of Rhodes was built in the 14th century and has been carefully preserved since then. As you roam in the city you will find history with you in every road and corner with you. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum or the Museum of Modern Greek Art to get closer look at the historical artifacts.
The city has excellent facilities for tourists and there are plenty entertainment options for sightseeing in Rhodes. You can take day trips to Filerimos or to a lot of neighboring islands like Patmos, Kos, Leros, Karpathos and Kalymnos. You can also visit the Acropolis of Rhodes to get a better look this glory of history. Rodini Park is also a great place to spend a day with your family.
There are plenty of museums where you can learn a lot about the glorious past of Greece and Rhodes. To cool your senses and enjoy a good swim and sun bath the major beaches you can visit are:
- Saint Paul at Lindos
You can easily reach all these by frequent buses and taxies. Sightseeing in Rhodes can be a lot of fun if you know the right places. Read more about some of the places you can visit here.
Rhodes Island is served by charter, domestic and
international flights. Airlines that fly to Rhodes and offer
competitive return airfares are:
Cyprus Airways (either via
Athens or via Heraklion, Crete)
Olympic Air (from major
European cities through Athens)
Aegean Airlines (from major European
cities through Athens)
German Wings (from Germany)
Thomas Cook Airlines (from
Belgium, Germany, UK)
Transavia Airlines (from
Netherlands & Paris)
Martinair Airlines (from
Ryanair (from Milan (Bergamo) and
Easy Jet (from London Gatwick &
Jet Air Fly (from Brussels or Liege or
Jet2.com (from Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle)
Norvegian Airlines (from Norway, Sweden and Denmark)
(from Czech Republic)
Condor Airlines (from
Air Berlin (from Germany, Switzerland
& Mulhouse, France)
TUI Fly (from Germany
& Mulhouse, France)
Express (from Rome, Italy)
During the summer season, charter flights also fly regularly to Rhodes.