Some of the Most Interesting Places to Visit in Rhodes

VALLEY OF BUTTERFLIES (PETALOUDES)

In the western side of the island of Rhodes, approximately five kilometers south east of the village of Theologos (or Tholos), lies the Valley of the Butterflies (Petaloudes). This is one of the most attractive destinations on the island. During August, thousands of butterflies of the genus Panaxia (species Quadripunctaria Poda) overwhelm the valley in order to reproduce.

SEVEN SPRINGS (EPTA PIGES)

One of the most charming destinations on Rhodes, Seven Springs offers a cool, magical landscape, a real oasis, even in the heat of high summer. 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 185m. The lake exists thanks to a dam built by the Italians, in order to provide the nearby Kolymbia with fresh water.

PRASONISSI

To reach Prasonisi you will have to drive all the way to the most south part of the island.It is one of the most impressive beaches on the island. Two sandy coves ending in an island that you can reach on foot or by swimming, depending on the weather and the level of the water. This is a paradise for surfers, especially in July and August. It is well worth a visit even if you are not a surfer, just to enjoy the magnificent landscape. There is also a few tavernas there.

LINDOS VILLAGE & ACROPOLIS OF LINDOS

Lindos is a town and an archaeological site on the east coast of Rhodes. It is about 55 km south of the town of Rhodes and its fine beaches make it a popular tourist and holiday destination. Lindos is situated in a large bay and faces the fishing village and small resort of Haraki.

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. The acropolis offers spectacular views of the surrounding harbours and coastline. (WORTH TO VISIT)