Rhodes – Exploring “The Island of the Knights”

Rhodes, also known as the “Island of the Knights”, is an extremely popular tourist destination in the Aegean. This enchanting island combines a rich history, archaeological sites, natural beauty and stunning beaches, offering a unique experience to its visitors. The medieval city of Rhodes is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the world. The narrow streets, ancient towers, archaeological sites and stunning landscapes create a magical atmosphere.

City of Rhodes

Rhodes Town is the best starting point for exploring the area. The Medieval Rolos Tower, the Castle of the Knights and the Old Town are an incredible combination of archaeological treasures and traditional architecture. It is recommended that you stay in a hotel in Rhodes Town to enjoy easy access to all the attractions and restaurants the area has to offer. To make the most of your trip Sofia Pension can provide you with impeccable hospitality and relaxation. Still, the Comfort Hotel is another excellent choice for a pleasant stay near the centre of Rhodes. But to recharge your batteries and taste authentic Rhodian delicacies you can visit Orexi Rustic Cuisine, a restaurant of high culinary standards. Another option is the 4 Rodies, where you will enjoy Greek cuisine at its peak!


East of the city of Rhodes, you will find the traditional settlement of Lindos. This picturesque area is surrounded by green mountains and offers a magnificent view of the sea. When you arrive in Lindos, you will be impressed by the stunning view of the settlement, which lies beneath the rock. The settlement is filled with whitewashed houses, traditional buildings, churches and cobbled paths. Following a path through the village, you will reach the ancient acropolis, where ancient, Byzantine and equestrian Rhodes monuments meet. The imposing walls and the magnificent view of the sea create a unique experience for visitors. In addition, Lindos is known for its beaches with clear blue waters, which also provide infrastructure for water sports. For an unforgettable experience, you can stay at Lindos Mare for a luxurious stay. Otherwise, we recommend Blue Eye Studiosoverlooking the beach of Lindos, a favourite of everyone. On the other hand, for lovers of good food, we recommend Mystilli Restaurant Lindoswhere you will find the ultimate gastronomic paradise in an idyllic setting. Is this alone enough for summer relaxation? Probably not. If you still want something for your night out, a cocktail is just the thing! At Peperi bar you will enjoy your drink with the ancient Lindos in the background.


Faliraki in Rhodes is a popular destination that offers a unique experience of relaxation and fun. This seaside resort is surrounded by beautiful beaches with golden sand and deep blue waters, offering ideal conditions for sunbathing and swimming. You can enjoy a variety of water sports such as diving, surfing, jet skiing, etc.Green Apartments provides you with the ideal conditions for a memorable stay. A few kilometers away, you will find Zorba’s House Faliraki to enjoy delicious seafood – and not only – recipes.


At a distance of about 20 kilometers from Rhodes and within walking distance from the airport, lies the wonderful seaside resort of Theologos. A short distance from the village, you will find many interesting sights worth visiting, such as the Valley of the Butterflies, the Chapel of Agios Soulas and the Holy Monastery of Kalopetra. These places offer a unique experience and will allow you to discover the rich cultural heritage of the region. At Nikos Ikies you can relax and enjoy your holiday, as well as at Sea View. At The Little Greek Kitchen you will find authentic Greek flavors. For something different though, at RODI Pure Deli you can enjoy the moment while sipping a glass of wine.


Archangelos in Rhodes is a picturesque seaside settlement. This small town is within walking distance from Rhodes town and combines traditional architecture with the exotic Aegean aura. The white stone houses, blue doors and beautiful flowered courtyards create a unique atmosphere. Archangelos has its own traditions. Most of the inhabitants come from Cyprus and because of this they have brought with them their own customs, their own mentality and even their own dialect, which is distinct from the rest of the island. Despite the fact that it is one of the biggest tourist resorts, the inhabitants keep alive the customs and traditions of their place. Near the area of Archangelos is the Monastery of Panagia Tsampika, the patron saint of the village. All this contributes to the fact that you should not miss a visit from the village. And for your stay you can visit the Sunset Apartments, where you will enjoy moments of absolute tranquility. Antonia’s Apartments  in the same area can also offer you excellent service. Don’t forget to visit Panorama Tsampika, where you will indulge in the pleasure of the local cuisine of the locals, an experience that will be unforgettable.

The island of Rhodes is one of the largest islands in Greece and is considered a must-visit summer destination for both Greek and foreign travelers. With its wealth of options, Rhodes is an unforgettable destination that satisfies the expectations of even the most demanding travelers.