The biggest of the Dodecanese islands, Rhodes, has the most bright days per year in Greece. The solar deity Helios allegedly saw this island and named it Rhoda in honour of his lovely wife, the nymph Rhoda. Rhodes is a wonderful location to unwind and is frequently referred to as the jewel of the Mediterranean.
Beaches, rocky coves, breathtakingly gorgeous mountains, and verdant fields with white islands of towns on the hills can all be found here. There are theatres, an art museum with pieces by well-known New Greek artists, a brilliant sun, a calm sea, lots of colourful flowers, and lush vegetation. Rhodes has top-notch accommodations and all the ingredients for an unforgettable, colourful, and fascinating vacation, and its lovely, mild environment makes it possible to unwind there all year long.
The island can be reached in two ways: by boat and by airplane. Rhodes International Airport, also known as Diagoras, serves the island. Diagoras is an athlete, who was from the island of Rhodes and won the Olympic Games a number of times in antiquity. The city is 14 kilometres away from Rhodes airport, which is situated on the west shore of the island. Rhodes airport transfers are typically regarded as the most well-liked and practical means of transportation from the airport. To get to Rhodes’s city centre in an AtoB airport taxi will take 15 minutes. Because airport taxi is secure, offers personal space, and ensures a personalized drop-off at your precise location, Rhodes airport transfer is regarded as the fastest and most practical mode of transportation.
One of the defining characteristics of the island of Rhodes is its wealth of natural and cultural draws. Greece is well-known for its historic Byzantine buildings and sanctuaries, but Rhodes has a lot to offer that other Greek islands do not.
In the sixth century BC, Lindos was established. Of the three old Dorian towns on the island of Rhodes, only this one has endured to the present day. A guided trip or an airport taxi are both options for getting to Lindos.
It is a very lovely area of Rhodes, so this city is certainly worth a visit! At the base of a slope with an old fortress perched atop it is the snow-white city with its historic homes where people still reside. On both ends of Lindos, stunning lakes with azure water can be found. You can swim right at the base of the old city in one of the lagoons that has a shoreline.
On the northwest shore of Rhodes Island, 3 km from Kalavarda and 30 km southeast of the island’s centre, is the ancient city of Kamiros. You can easily get here by airport transfer. In primordial and prehistoric days, Kamiros was a significant centre of culture and commerce. According to historians, they produced their own currency in the sixth century BC that featured a fig tree leaf. (figs were one of the agricultural products cultivated on the island).
The post-classical fountain pediment and pieces of the old city’s agora (marketplace) walls have remained. The archaeological site is a three-levelled, hilltop old village. The city itself was on the intermediate level, and the higher level housed the Acropolis with its temple to Athena of Kamyros (built in the fourth century BC). The market plaza, another Dorian sanctuary, the ruins of sacrifice platforms, and numerous statue pedestals were all located on the lower floor (book a Rhodes airport taxi and visit this place). The former main thoroughfare is reached by a big, old stairway, and along it are numerous house foundations with interior courtyards of the residents.
Rhodes has a protected region of the pristine environment in addition to its lovely beaches, wonderful climate, and numerous reminders of bygone periods. The Petaludes Valley, or Valley of Butterflies in Greek, is the place in question. The valley is situated 20 kilometres from the island’s capital in the northwest of Rhodes (for your convenience, you can take an airport transfer), between two scenic mountains from which a number of streams descend and merge into a strong stream.
Early June through the end of August is when you’ll see the most insects. The 400-meter-long short path and the longer, longer path split the road through the reserve area. (900 metres). A natural history museum can be found by strolling along the valley; here, tourists can find out more about insects and their well-organized environment.