Short Haul Summer 2013: Rhodes Town Holidays
‘One of the most popular destinations in Greece, Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and boasts an excellent summer climate. Located approximately just four hours by air, from the UK, nestled in the Aegean Sea off west coast of Turkey, Rhodes is the driest of the Greek Islands.
While the Balearics and Canary Islands have an excellent array ofÂ affordable holidays, Greece now offers a wide range of accommodation from all inclusive resorts to self catering villas. Depending on your holiday style and budget, there’s a package perfect for every pocket.Rhodes Town Holidays
Rhodes Town holidaysÂ are ideal for a variation of holidaymakers. Families, culture lovers and couples will all enjoy this striking location, complete with contemporary amenities and ancient, treasured landmarks.
Situated on the central Mandraki port where the great Colossus of Rhodes once stood, the town is now guarded by bronze deer statues. A national symbol, the deer is believed to safeguard Rhodes from snakes, which once infested the island.
A completely captivating spot in the sun, Rhodes Town very much embraces the laid back Grecian lifestyle. Behind Mandraki, nameless cobbled streets intertwine into one another, paved with boutique stores, bars and eateries. A shopper’s paradise, Rhodes New Town offers retail therapy in an unbeatable setting.
Just steps away, a completely contrasting world awaits you. Rhodes Old Town was once protected by a huge wall, which tourists are able to walk along. Within the walls are sites such as the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights and authentic markets.
Exploring the rest of Rhodes from here is simple. Boat rides from the port depart frequently to destinations such as Lindos and Faliraki, as well as day trips to Turkey. The local bus service is regular and conveniently runs the full stretch of the east coast.
Rhodes Town holidays for 2013 are available online now. Book your break early for the best pick of next year’s luxury affordable holidays.’