about rhodesThe island, the town of Rhodes and the harbours
Rhodes is the fourth biggest Greek island and the main island of the group of islands in the southeast Aegean Sea called Dodekanes. The corresponding Historic Town Centre and the villages of Rhodes are rich of historic sights. Since 1988 the Historic Town Centre of Rhodes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Various cultures have left their marks. Aside from the Historic Town Centre of Rhodes you can find lots of different sights on the island, like the Akropolis of Lindos, the peninsula Prasonisi, a paradise for surfer, or the butterfly-valley of Petaludes, which owes its name to the variegated diversity of butterflies living here. In what follows we will introduce the island to you, showing a small selection of sights, the Town of Rhodes and its Historic Centre, the most important harbours and the New Town of Rhodes with numerous shopping facilities, insiders’ tips and sights you definitely should not miss.