Rhodes, is the largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, popular for its beautiful beach resorts, ancient ruins and remnants of its occupation by the Knights of St. John during the Crusades. 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. Find the best luxury villas for rent in Rhodes with Divine Property.
Called the island of Sun because all year round the climate is very mild. In the city of Rhodes, there is the Old Medieval Town, which is one of the most preserved Medieval cities all over Europe. In the center of the Old Town dominates the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights.
In front of the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights, you may visit the Mosque of Souleiman Magnifico. The main road is called the Knights Road, where you may admire the medieval Knights buildings. At the end of the Knights Road exists the Archaeological Museum which used to be the Knight’s Hospital.
On the south side of Rhodes (55km from the Old Town) is located the most picturesque and prestigious village of Rhodes called Lindos, where you can visit the Acropolis of Lindos, featuring remains of the Temple of Athena.
The Valley of Butterflies is located on the south side of the island as well, and is really worth it to visit!Archangel is a very interesting traditional village and featuring the old church of Arxagelos.Some of the most popular beaches are Tsampika, Faliraki, Lindos and Afantou.
The most extraordinary sea and town views are available from the Monte Smith Hill, where you can also find the remains of the Temple of Apollo, an old stadium and a Theater.