Rhodes, is a Greek island known for its beach resorts, ancient ruins and remnants of its occupation by the Knights of St. John during the Crusades. Rhodes Greece is situated 363 km east-south-east from the Greek mainland, and 18 km from the southern shore of Turkey.
The city of Rhodes has an Old Town featuring the medieval Street of the Knights and the castlelike Palace of the Grand Masters. Captured by the Ottomans and then held by the Italians, the palace is now a history museum.
Rhodes island is located at the northern tip of the island, as well as the site of the ancient and modern commercial harbours. Outside of the city of Rhodes, the island is dotted with small villages and spa resorts, among them Faliraki, Lindos, Kremasti and Haraki.
Rhodes weather is a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters with a little bit of rainfall. August is the hottest month of the year, whilst January and February are the coldest months.
Summer during June and September is the most popular time to visit Rhodes, when the sun shines for hours on end and temperatures are high.
Rhodes airport, is one of the biggest airports in Greece, and the 4th busiest airport.
Enjoy visiting different islands in Rhodes, such as Lindos Rhodes, known for its clifftop acropolis, which features monumental 4th-century gates and reliefs from about 280 B.C. The Temple of Athena Lindia sits above an earlier temple.
As well as Ixia Rhodes, only 4km away from Rhodes, you will notice the large number of hotels, and the large number of tourists at the beaches.
As for Pefkos Rhodes, it is a well known beach resort located on eastern coast of Rhodes, just a few kilometers south of Lindos.
Check out the top things to do and places to visit while you're staying in Rhodes.