With traces of Hellenistic, Ottoman, Byzantine, Gothic and Italian architecture, and an impressively preserved medieval centre that has Unesco World Heritage status, Rhodes Town holidays offer a cultural experience to remember. The main town on the Greek island of Rhodes, it’s a cinch to get around and home to numerous sights and attractions, from the Acropolis and the Palace of the Grand Master to the lively, sandy Elli Beach.
Foodie visitors are also well catered for, with a wealth of traditional Mediterranean and seafood spots complemented by Italian, Asian and fusion restaurants, which makes Rhodes Town the most cosmopolitan dining destination on the island. So whether you want to soak up fascinating history with a wander through the Old Town’s narrow, cobbled streets, or hit the beaches and bars of the New Town, holidays to Rhodes Town make an ideal Greek getaway.
Visit the Acropolis
With its temples, odeon and ancient stadium, the Acropolis of Rhodes – just 3 kilometres outside of town – is an evocative piece of the island’s ancient history.
Hit the beach
On the northeastern tip of the island, Elli Beach is a popular place to sunbathe and relax thanks to its clear blue waters and plethora of nearby restaurants and bars.
See the palace
The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, or the Kastello, is a rare example of Gothic architecture in Greece, with well-preserved towers and fortifications.