Rhodes is by far the largest of the Dodecanese islands the furthest island group from the Greek mainland. The island is the main transport hub with connections for Crete, the north-eastern Aegean, the Cyclades and the mainland too. Rhodes is one of the most popular and by far the most visited of all the Greek islands.
Rhodes Medieval Old Town at its heart is one of the best preserved in Europe with its maze of cobbled streets retaining the feel of a genuine lived-in village. The ancient acropolis atop the picture-perfect whitewashed town of Lindos is another ravishing historic site with views over the town and the coast. Rhodes is also blessed with beautiful beaches so a perfect choice for some laidback beach time and windsurfing and kitesurfing especially in the southernmost tip of the island.