Seven Springs is one of the most charming destinations on Rhodes situated 30 km from Rhodos town between Kolympia and Archipoli village and offers a cool, magical landscape, a real oasis, even in the heat of high summer, swamped in greenery. Waters come out from the springs all year around, which end up in a small lake. You get to the lake walking through a narrow Tunnel of 186m long. The lake exists thanks to a dam built by the Italians, in order to provide the nearby Kolymbia with fresh water.The area of Seven Springs and the nearby forests are suitable for walking.
The beach of Kallithea is famous for its hot medicinal springs which were built by the Italians but no longer function. It is found 8 km south of Rhodes town and it is a truly magnificent place with palm and pine trees and beautiful renovated buildings with impressive mosaics (the springs) influenced by the Arabic architecture. The emerald waters of the sea match perfectly with this idyllic scenery, adding one more touch of beauty to the whole picture. Kallithea is easily accessed from the main town of Rhodes.
Lindos is an archaeological site situated in a large bay, a town and a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies on the east coast of the island. It is about 50 km south of the town of Rhodes and its fine beaches makes it a popular tourist and holiday destination.Above the modern town rises the Acropolis of Lindos, a natural citadel which was fortified successively by the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Knights of St John and the Ottomans. This makes the site difficult to excavate and interpret archaeologically. The acropolis offers spectacular views of the surrounding harbours and coastline.Worth visiting is also the Bay of St.Paul situated at the back side of the Acropolis.
The Petaloudes Valley (Valley of the Butterflies) is situated 26km from Rhodos townand it is the home to thousands of Butterflies, the Rhodes subspecies of the Jersey Tiger Moth that cover the entire landscape after the wet season (late May) due to the high humidity in the area. The Oriental Sweetgum trees in Petaloudes Valley give off a scent that attracts the moths and creates a unique biotope.
The old city of Rhodes is the largest medieval city in the whole European continent. It is considered as one of the most important monuments of cultural heritage on an international level and therefore was declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1988. The narrow streets, the classical architecture, the medieval churches and the bridges shape the unique atmosphere of the old city that is reminiscent of a different era that you’ll love at first sight.
The monastery of Filerimos is a hill 15 km away from Rhodos and a place worth visiting .The upper part of Filerimos is a large plateau and most of the buildings are found on the eastern side.In the region around the monastery, there are the ruins of a baptistery in the shape of a cross. From Filerimos Monastery also starts the path to Golgothas. On top of this path, up on a hill with amazing view, there is a huge Cross which you can visit with a internal staircase.
Tsambika beach & Monastery
Ladiko Anthony Quinn beach
Prasonisi cape is a part of the island of Rhodes. It is located 92 km from Rhodes town at the southern-west part of Rhodes. During summer time, and when water levels are low enough, this island is a peninsula attached to Rhodes. During the winter time, and when water levels are high enough, Prasonisi becomes an island. At Prasonisi you can find motels, convenience stores, restaurants, and windsurf rentals which are open seasonally. Prasonisi is noted to be a good place for windsurfing and kitesurfing due to the strong winds. From one side of the cape there is the Aegean Sea with good waves and views for advanced surfers. From the other side, there is the Mediterranean Sea with flat water which is better suited for beginners.