An evening walk at the Old Town, Lindos Citadel, Apollo Temple and may other sights are among the best things to do in Rhodes for 2019. Read our online guide and get inspiration on what to do in Rhodes!
Below there is a list of the 10 best things to do in Rhodes
10. A dive in Athony Quinn Bay
Imagine an ideal beach with emerald green water, natural stones and a smooth breeze in your back. Athony Quinn Bay is one of the best things to do in Rhodes if you want to explore the beaches of Rhodes. The beach is known today by the actor’s name since he bought this part of the island when filming “The Guns of Navarone”.
9. Kallithea Springs
Kallithea Springs are located at the bay of Kallithea just 9km from the city of Rhodes. Apart from their historical value, Kallithea Springs are known because of the many movies shot at their premises! For more info about Kalithea Springs visit the official site.
Juste after Katavia Prasonisi comes into sight. On the left side, the beach is calm, while on the right side the wind and waves are ideal for surfers! A unique natural phenomenon that worths a visit!
Mt. Filerimos, just outside the capital Rhodes, is a hill of 267m. On its top you can enjoy its astonishing view. At the same time you can admire its huge cross, while a few meters away lies the monastery of of Vergin Mary, a former Catholic church.
6. The Temple of Apollo
Rhodes is said to be the island of Sun, dedicated to the ancient greek god Apollo. In Monte Smith, lies its old and great temple, the temple of Apollo. It is a Doric style temple, dating back from the Hellinistic Period. Surely one of the must-visit sights in Rhodes!
5. Ancient Stadium
A few kilometers away from the Apollo Temple, lies the Ancient Stadium, where ancient greek athletes used to train and run!
4. Ancient Kameiros
Kamiros was one of the three large Doric cities of the island, which united with Ialyssos and Lindos in the 5th century B.C. to create the powerful city – state of Rhodes. The ancient city of Kameiros is located On the north-western shore of Rhodes. It has an astonishing view and surely you must pay a visit!
3. Farma of Rhodes Petting Zoo
2. Lindos City & Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos is one of the main attractions of the island. It combines history, natural beauty and local culture. After taking a walk on its narrow streets, you can either get to the beach for swimming, or have a nice lunch on one of its restaurants.
The ancient Acropolis of Lindos is built on a steep cliff visitors can admire its rich history and its marvelous view. The citadel, was not only used by ancients but also by Romans, Byzantines and Knights of Saint John.
1. Old City of Rhodes
The Old City of Rhodes is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. The wall fo the city with the 13 bastions is one of the most pioneer examples of fortification for its time. In its walls lies the Palace of the Grand Magister, which is of course one of the best things to do in Rhodes! Apart from that, though, it is really romantic to take an afternoon walk on the Old City’s narrow streets!