One of the first places that enchant the visitor of Rhodes is the castle and the old town. Cosmopolitan resorts and deserted beaches, picturesque villages and the castle towns of Rhodes and Lindos coexist on the island creating a multitude of contrasts that make the island unique and a popular tourist destination.
The island of Rhodes is served by the international airport “Diagoras”, located on the west coast, 14 km from the city of Rhodes. It is connected by direct flights to the airports of Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion and during the tourist season (May to October) to many European cities.
Rhodes (Rhodes Airport)
Rhodes is connected by ferry with the nearby islands (Crete, Kos, Patmos, Symi, Kastelorizo, Tilos) and with the port of Piraeus. The journey from Piraeus takes approximately 13 hours.
Rhodes is one of the most popular Greek tourist destinations and there are excursion and accommodation packages for all preferences and all ages.
Sightseeing in Rhodes
In Rhodes one can find a wide variety of hotels, rooms to let, apartments and villas in all parts of the island. In the area of Afandos, Kallithea and Lindos are mainly the most luxurious hotels, while in Rhodes town one can find many budget accommodations, including a hostel in the Old Town.
Hotels in Rhodes
Transportation / Getting around
The bus network in Rhodes includes about 15 lines and serves almost every point on the island. The bus terminal is located within the town of Rhodes. The price of the bus ticket depends on the distance of the journey. The departure times of the routes change depending on the time of year, the tourist traffic and the needs of the passengers. For more information visit the official website.