Things To Do In Rhodes

Welcome to my comprehensive guide on the best things to do in Rhodes, the dazzling gem of the Dodecanese. For more than 20 years, I’ve been charting my course through Greece, with Rhodes as one of my favourite destinations, cultivating a profound admiration for its rich history, vibrant culture, and the island’s legendary hospitality. As a seasoned globetrotter, I’ve personally experienced, investigated, and appraised the island’s prime attractions, collating essential information to help you optimise your visit.

With my detailed guide, you’ll discover the choicest selection of entry tickets and tours for all of Rhodes’ premier attractions, all bookable online, from the famous Lindos Acropolis and Lindos Village to Kallithea Springs and the Butterflies Valley. You’ll save time and money by reserving ahead and skipping the queues at popular locales.

When you traverse Rhodes with my guidance, you’ll gain from inside tips and advice. For each activity, not only will you find all the essential details, including its location, but I will also furnish you with the top things to do and see there, the choicest spots for photos, videos, and even that picture-perfect Instagram shot. You’ll also profit from my “Ian’s tips,” offering priceless insights only a well-travelled individual can provide. 

ACF Activity
Dodecanese Location
Looking down the medieval cobbled street of the Street of the Knights of Rhodes, Greece. Notive the many archways left and right of the street.
Ancient Site
Rhodes Town
Stroll where knights once roamed, minus the heavy armour.
The whie monastery with it's tower and red slate roof of the Tsambika Monastery on Rhodes, Greece
Hilltop climbs lead to breathtaking sights – Tsambika knows drama.
Garden & Park
Rhodes Town
Where history greets nature and peacocks photobomb you.
Green still water at the Seven Springs, Rhodes, Greece
Nature Park
Swap beach lounging for tunnel trekking at Seven Springs.
One of the main exhibits at the Bee Museum of Rhodes
From nectar to honey, witness the sweet magic of this museum
Lindos Bay, the Lindos Acropolis, and the whitewahsed houses of Lindos Village on Rhodes, Dodecanese
Town or Village
Because who doesn't fancy a date with the past by the sea?
Inside the in the Church of the Holy Virgin on the Greek island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese.
Frescoes, views, and tales of yore. This Church has got it all
Looking down from above at the slides and tubes in the Rhodes Waterpark Faliraki
Water Park
Swap the ordinary for water slides and sunny Rhodes vibes.
Mandraki Marina and Port building entrance with the Palace of Grand Master Rhodes in the background
Harbour & Port
Rhodes Town
Mandraki Marina: Where history winks at you from every corner.
Looking from directly above the Kallithea Springs and the shoreline
Thermal Spring or Spa
Dive into history and come out refreshed at Kallithea Springs.
Front of the Filerimos Monastery on the Greek island of Rhodes
Picture this: Sunsets, history, and a peacock or two.
Front building and entrance at the Municipal Art Gallery of Rhodes
Rhodes Town
Dive into Rhodes' art pool: splash expected, swimming optional.
The Grand Master Palace at the Medieval City of Rhodes
Town or Village
Rhodes Town
Wander ancient alleys in Rhodes – no time machine required. Just comfy shoes.
Looking at the front entrance and archways of the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes
Rhodes Town
Discover where Aphrodite takes her spa days. Hint: It's here
Looking down into the courtyard at the Palace of Grand Master Rhodes
Rhodes Town
Dive into history at the Grand Master Palace; it's older than your nan's recipes.
Lots and lots of butterflies clinging to a tree at the Butterflies Valley Rhodes
Nature Park
Step into a world where butterflies rule the roost.
Sunset at the castle of Monolithos on the Greek island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese
Medieval ruins, modern thrills. The past's never felt so alive.
Panorama of the Ancient Kamiros also known as the Archaeological Site of Kamiros on the Greek island of Rhodes
Ancient Site
Kamiros Skala
Fancy a walk with ancient legends? Kamiros has your back.
Looking down down from above at the Lindos Acropolis, Rhodes
Ancient Site
Swap Netflix binges for Grecian tales – Lindos style
feeding Lemurs at the Farma of Rhodes Petting Zoo, Rhodes, Dodecanese
Ditch the crowds and find serenity whispering to deer at the zoo.
The building of the Aquarium of Rhodes
Rhodes Town
Dive into the Aquarium of Rhodes without getting a single hair wet
The small marble odeon at the Acropolis of Rhodes
Ancient Site
Rhodes Town
If you fancy a chat with Apollo, the Acropolis in Rhodes is your spot

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