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francescool

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These are my travel tips from having visited Rhodes a couple of times!

-Don't spend all your time at the beach! It's tempting, but there are some really great sites and an amazing village town that are totally worth visiting
-You shouldn't pay top dollar for a hotel just because it has a pool! Many of the beaches are much better than the pools and they also offer great services like food and drink service.
-Bring your own first aid kit. If you need medical attention, it might be difficult to find a pharmacy that's open. There's usually one or two pharmacies that remain open at night or during holidays. If you don't have a car, it will be more difficult to get to them.

Best of luck and enjoy your holidays!
 

Tpebop

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there are a lot of pharmacies on rhodes.For Example there are 3 in Faliraki & 4 in Afandou.
 
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francescool

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there are a lot of pharmacies on rhodes.For Example there are 3 in Faliraki & 4 in Afandou.
This is true! I just found it difficult to find one that's open at night or on holidays
 

Tpebop

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Look at vrisko.gr for open pharmacies.Today for example 2 are open in town. One at the New Market by Mandraki.
 

k_tsoukalas

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It is sooo tempting to spend all of our time at the beach. But, there is so much more to see than that! I love looking at the Medieval historical buildings from the Knights of Saint John.
 

Did you know that the Italian influence in Rhodes is HUGE!

Many people don't know that Rhodes' Italian influence is pretty recent and not from Roman times. The last time Italians set foot in Rhodes was in 1943 after World War 1. It was only until 1947 that Greek became a part of the modern Greek state. Italians really contributed to the development of the island and to the culture and architecture. This is one of the reasons why Rhodes is so unique and has a pretty different vibe than some of the other islands.

Welcome to Pefkos, Rhodes

Pefkos is an absolutely amazing destination to go to on the island! It has a great beach and wonderful restaurants and coffee shops in the area. The beach is not overcrowded and I personally think its a great place to go with family and kids. There aren't too many organized activities on the beach but it is great for swimming. Here is a great areal view of the beach.

Palace of Grand Masters being converted

work to start soon to convert it into cafe / restaurant .

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There will be parades & dancing. To celebrate independence day

If you love history, Rhodes should be your next destination!

When many people think of travelling to Greece for history, they may think of Athens or Crete… but I'm here to tell you that Rhodes is one of the best places to visit if you love history. The island is full of mediaeval history and has some of the most beautiful and old mediaeval architecture in all of Greece. Some of the best places to explore this history are Ancient Kamiros, Palace of the Grand Master, and the archeological museum of Rhodes.
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