Rhodes and the Dodecanese Travel Guide
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Wrapped enticingly around the shores of Turkey and Asia Minor, the southernmost group of Greek islands, the Dodecanese (Twelve Islands), sometimes known as the Southern Sporades, lies at the eastern edge of the Aegean Sea. The Dodekánissa archipelago has long shared a common history: Romans, Crusaders, Turks, and Venetians left their mark with picturesque temples, castles, and fortresses in exotic towns of shady lanes and tall houses.
Except for Athens, Rhodes has more hotels per capita than anywhere else in Greece. Most of them are resort or tourist hotels, with sea views and easy access...read more
Throughout the Dodecanese, you can find sophisticated restaurants, as well as simple tavernas serving excellent food. It is sometimes best to wait until...read more
Things To Do in Rhodes and the Dodecanese
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Medieval Magic: As much as sun and sand, the monuments the Knights of St. John built some 700 years ago are what draw visitors to Rhodes—no... Read more
The "Twelve Islands" have lured visitors since ancients from around the world came to be healed at the Asklepieion on Kos and medieval crusaders... Read more
At the end of the 4th century BC the Rhodians commissioned the sculptor Chares, from Lindos, to create the famous Colossus, a huge bronze statue... Read more
Author and Greek culinary guru Henriette Lazaridis Power peels back the curtain on some of the best Greek... Read more
Honeymoons are the chance to take the adventure of a lifetime.... Read more
These hotels have a problem with commitment.... Read more
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