Rhodes Town Holidays
A holiday in Rhodes Town will give you the best of both worlds. Rhodes Town is the largest resort on the Island of Rhodes and is in two parts, the New Town plus the Old Town.
The New Town of Rhodes
The New Town of Rhodes is modern and spacious with plenty of leafy squares and a wide selection of shops ranging from expensive boutiques to the usual souvenir shops.
The Old Town of Rhodes
In total contrast the Old Town of Rhodes is a well preserved walled city full of history and interest dating from 14th to 16th centuries. Old Rhodes Town is the oldest inhabited medieval town in Europe and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Step back in time and explore the well preserved maze of streets and lanes including the Street of the Knights. In Old Rhodes town you will find stunning buildings, churches and mosques standing side by side with the usual tourist shops and bars. The best way to see Rhodes Town is by approaching from the sea into Mandraki Harbour where you will see the walls and battlements which protect the Old Town.
On a holiday in Rhodes Town, various day boat trips are available including to the pretty old town of Lindos in the south east of Rhodes, the island of Symi and even trips to Turkey are available from Mandraki Harbour. Overlooked by an ancient lighthouse, old windmills and a fortress, Mandraki Harbour is also a haven for fashionable private yachts.
Beaches in Rhodes Town
There are two main beaches in Rhodes Town, the west coast beach is popular with windsurfing and kitesurfing as it is often windy whilst the other beach is well provided with sunbeds and umbrellas. There are plenty of bars on both beaches.
Who is Rhodes Town suitable for?
A holiday to Rhodes Town will have something to suit everyone, from lovers of history to sun seekers with a variety of eating establishments ranging from fast food to a host of restaurants offering international, Italian, Chinese and Greek cuisine.
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