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Rhodes

Information about Rhodes

Planning a trip to Rhodes? Our informative articles are as diverse as Rhodes itself, the largest of Greece's Dodecanese islands. Find out about places you have to visit, family excursions and the weather, as well as in-depth articles on the history of Rhodes Town and pitting Faliraki and Rhodes Town against each other.

What's the weather like in Rhodes?
What's the weather like in Rhodes?

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.

6 places you have to visit in Rhodes
6 places you have to visit in Rhodes

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.

The History and Mythology of Rhodes Town
The History and Mythology of Rhodes Town

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.

Family excursions in Rhodes
Family excursions in Rhodes

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.

Faliraki vs Rhodes Town
Faliraki vs Rhodes Town

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.