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Rhodes, the interesting and multifaceted island of the sun.

The isle of Rhodes offers many possibilities if you want a break from surfing: Gorgeous beaches and bays, cultural highlights like e.g. the Acropolis of Lindos, Rhodes Old Town or the Filerimos Monastery. Experience Rhodes Town’s nightlife, easily reached in about 30 minutes by bus or cab. Or try a recreational hiking tour in Seven Springs Valley or Butterfly Valley.

Rhodos City

A trip to Rhodes town is virtually a must. The beautiful Old Town has been listed as World Heritage site. There you can visit sights like the Palace of the Grand Masters, the Suleiman Mosque or the old city wall. Enjoy the bustle in the shopping street (Socrates Street) or the romantic narrow lanes, gorgeous squares and traditional tavernas in the Southern part of the Old Town. Party animals should mingle with the » night life in the Bar Street (New Town).

Distance from the station: ca. 12 km.
Homepage: www.rhodes.gr/en (municipality of Rhodes)

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Kremasti

In the near street village Kremasti you can find everything you need for your holiday: numerous shops, bars, tavernas, an excellent ice cream parlour, scooter and motorbike rentals and cash machines. In August, one of the biggest and gaudiest parish fairs in the Dodecanese takes place in Kremasti.

Distance from the station: ca. 2 km.

(the image of Kremasti is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)

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Filerimos

One of the most popular destinations on Rhodes is quite near to MELTEMI-POWER. Filerimos monastery is located on a hill of the same name between Ialyssos and Kremasti, which is about 270 m high. The building was erected in the early byzantine period on the foundations of an ancient Zeus temple. The 600 m long plateau on the hill offers a gorgeous view of the island.

Distance from the station: ca. 2 km.

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Lindos

The jewel of Rhodes is one of the most beautiful sights of the island. The car-free, heritage protected and picturesque village with its romantic cubic houses offers a very nice walk. From the village, take a donkey ride to the acropolis. There you will see not only ancient treasures but also enjoy a breathtaking view.

Distance from the station: ca. 50 km.

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