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Layer upon layer of history rests beside the Aegean Sea in Rhodes Town. As you stroll past the shops and cafes the Old Town, you can almost feel the presence of the traders, shipbuilders, Roman soldiers and knights who passed before you.
However, while the grandeur of the Old Town is undeniable, the newer part of Rhodes Town is the place to find a throng of tempting restaurants, bars and international stores providing all the holiday essentials.
Rhodes Town holidays are ideal for every kind of visitor, whatever your age or interests. Families love the mix of sandy and pebbly beaches. History buffs get excited over everything in the Old Town. And romantics need venture only steps to soak up the dreamy atmosphere of this ancient place.
So if history, adventure, beaches and shops, plus excellent food equate to great holidays, Rhodes Town could be the destination for you. It is easy to find cheap holidays to Rhodes Town with TravelSupermarket. We compare prices on some of the best package holidays on the market so that you can simply pick the deal that suits you. We have holidays available in the city’s best hotels, many of which offer stays on a bed-and-breakfast basis (meaning you can sample a new local restaurant every evening). We can also show you all inclusive-holidays to Rhodes Town.
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We’ve got the lowdown on the holiday season in Rhodes Town so that you can figure out when to go…
Just like the rest of the island, the main holiday season for Rhodes Town is from May until October. Sightseeing around Rhodes Town is also a pleasure when it is quieter and cooler during the winter months, but you will probably have to take a connecting flight via Athens to get to Rhodes at this time of year.
The height of the tourism season in this part of Greece is July and August, when average daytime temperatures hover around 30C. It can be quite hot in the city, although there are plenty of cool alleyways and air-conditioned shops and restaurants in which to cool off.
Find out what’s on when with our guide to the top annual events in Rhodes Town…
Roads to Rhodes Marathon; April: Even if you don’t fancy watching (or competing) in these races, know that the finish line is in Rhodes Town and these days will be busy with race planning and some blocked roads. Hotels will also be in demand around this event.
Medieval Rose Festival; May/June: The medieval past of the Old Town is brought to life early each summer as organisers stage a festival of parades, markets, dance, magic and much more. One of the most impressive events on the island, this is not to be missed if you are in Rhodes at the time.
Rhodes International Festival; September: The medieval Palace of the Grand Magister is the setting for a string of classical music shows at the start of September. It is a magical experience to hear these elegant melodies within such dramatic surroundings.
There is much to see and do in Rhodes Town. Here are just a few ideas to get you started…
Kids and teens: There is no need to plan rainy-day activities in summer, but if you fancy a change from the beach, the aquarium is an interesting place to spend a few hours. Children love the underground caves and tanks.
Grown-up families: Visit Mandraki Harbour, supposed former home to the mighty Colossus of Rhodes, where statues of deer currently guard the harbour entrance. You can take local cruises along the coastline from here, or sail to Bodrum in Turkey for the day.
Active types: A variety of activities can be enjoyed on Rhodes, including cycling, water sports, hiking, diving and golf. Afandou Golf Club is a short drive away from Rhodes Town.
Free and cheap: It costs nothing to delve into more than 20 centuries of history as you tour the streets of the Old Town. Enter through the Gate of Freedom, tread the cobblestones of the Street of the Knights, and gaze upon palaces, castles and mosques.
Nightlife: Bars, music cafes and nightclubs provide dancing and drinking opportunities of an evening in lively Rhodes Town. Casino Rodos is housed in a grand, historic hotel and offers a different – and glamorous – take on nightlife in Rhodes.