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Lindos

Lindos is a gorgeous village midway down the south east coast of Rhodes. It's a maze of narrow cobbled streets and shops selling locally produced goods like lace and embroidery. Plus, there's the incredible acropolis of Lindos on the mountain above the village.

Rhodes Town

Rhodes town is the capital and lies on the northern tip of the island. It's separated into 2 sections, the old town with it's cobbled streets and collection of historical sites and the modern, bustling new town with an almost endless amount of hotels, restaurants and nightlife.

Ancient Thera

Ancient Thera is found between Kamari and Perissa and is the ruins of an ancient city that was built in the 9th century BC and abandoned in 726 AD. It’s been excavated since 1895 by various archaeologists and the findings can be seen at the archaeological museum in Fira.

Ancient Akrotiri

Ancient Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement close to the modern village of Akrotiri. The ancient village was buried by the volcanic eruption that created the caldera and made the island the way it is and dates back over 3500 years.

Skaros Rock

Skaros rock is a natural rock formation on the edge of Imerovigli, it’s a fantastic place for a hike where you’ll be rewarded with incredible views over the caldera and the hillside buildings of Imerovigli, Firostefani and Fira as well as Oia in the distance.

Oia

Oia is the second most popular resort on the island behind Fira. It’s a beautiful village perched on top of the caldera with amazing views. It’s a romantic little village and very popular with couples and honeymooners, it also hosts many weddings every year.

Imerovigli

Imerovigli is a small traditional village that lies at the highest point of the caldera, it has amazing views and traditional narrow cobbled streets, there's plenty of bars, restaurants and shops to keep you busy, plus you are only 2km from the buzzing nightlife of Fira.

Akrotiri

Akrotiri is a small village located at the southwestern end of Thira in Santorini. Akrotiri is not a developed tourist destination so don’t expect the sort of facilities you’d have in Fira or Oia. What it does have is a Cycladic charm about it, with the usual narrow streets.

Kastro

Kastro lies 500m above sea level in the mountains in the centre of Thassos island. The word Kastro means castle in Greek and the walled village and the castle that used to stand here were used for protection against piracy for many years.

Aliki Archaeological Site

Aliki Archaeological Site is found on the Aliki peninsular which is in the south east of Thassos. The Archaeological Site is a historical site dating back over 2000 years. There’s actually 2 parts one just above ruins beach and the other further up the hill side.
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