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Lindos at rhodes island

  
  
  
  

Greece Travel Guide|Places to visit

Just 55 km from the city of Rhodes is Lindos, one of the most popular and picturesque villages of Rhodes.


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Lindos gives visitors the impression of walking into a painting - a maze of narrow cobbled streets, whitewashed houses perched on the hillside below the citadel, stunning views from the hilltop, medieval walls, simple architecture floors paved with " chochlakaki "and painted ceilings.

Add a wonderful mixture of Roman, Turkish, Italian and Byzantine influences on local traditions and character of the locals and you will understand why they do this charming village so popular.

As Lindos is one of the Greek national treasures, you will need to leave your car at the entrance and to rent a moped, or even more established and easy to use a donkey to explore the streets of the village.

Discover the most beautiful site of Lindos - the ruins of the citadel at the top of the hill overlooking the village from above. A natural fortress, which became a stronghold over the years by occasional rulers of the island of Rhodes.

Shelter from the heat under the shade of large tree in the main square, drink clean water from a nearby spring and feel the long history of the place of the ancient fountains of the surrounding area and the old fortifications, we go back to the 16th century. Continuing to explore not miss the Byzantine church of Panagia in Lindos with its impressive bell tower and the tiny parekklissi St. Paul next to the sea.

It's time for a little relaxation?

There are a lot of options. You can visit the tranquil beach of St. Paul, only 1 km from Lindos - essentially a large natural pool surrounded by rocks, or choose Vlichas beach just outside the village - a wonderful place for quiet and relaxation, where you even to go shopping and of course enjoy your lunch in one of the local taverns.

By motorbike your visit Pefkos, just 3 km away from Lindos, a scenic destination that will complement the feeling of calm and relaxation. If you love diving, you will be thrilled to discover the colorful fish and coral in the underwater world around Lindos. Take a short trip to the east coast by boat and admire the beautiful view of Rhodes by sea.

Regarding the issue of food, there is a wide variety of restaurants to choose from Lindos, the traditional Greek cuisine to carefully Mexican, Italian and Chinese restaurants.

Enjoy the traditional atmosphere of the restaurant «Acropolis View», with good local meat and great views. For a quick meal try the delicious fresh crepes that are made before your eyes with an iced coffee, which would complement the refreshing meal in a very reasonable price.