Located southwest of mainland Greece, Rhodes is not only the largest of the Greek islands but its also the sunniest. Rhodes boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year and is home to a warm Mediterranean Climate of long hot summers and mild wet winters.
From natural butterfly gardens to ancient Greek wonders, we cover the places you simply must visit on your next holiday to Rhodes. Many of this Greek island’s archaeological marvels are concentrated in Rhodes Town, but you’ll find places of interest all along the east coast.
Rhodes Town is soaked in mythological wonder and historical significance, maybe more so than any other city in the world. It’s impossible to avoid the layers of architectural history, ancient ruins and medieval relics that meet you at every turn.
With all of Rhodes’ prime tourist attractions set close to its east coast, you don’t have far to travel on family excursions. The main resorts of Rhodes Town and Faliraki couldn’t be more different, with the former providing oodles of history and the latter specialising in modern fun parks.
The largest of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes is packed with holiday sites from coast to coast. Two of its biggest towns are Rhodes Town and Faliraki – while both make for excellent holiday fodder, they’re both vastly different, though much-loved in their own right.