Rhodes is the biggest island of the Dodecanese archipelago and is the capital of the group of islands. The great capital of Rhodes lies outside and within the walls of a very well preserved Venetian castle that were built by the knights of Saint John which is one of the finest attractions in Rhodes. The beauty of its capital, its interesting sites, and its many Byzantine churches make Rhodes one of the most popular islands in Greece. The old part of the city has plenty of sights still to offer and the modern part of the town is still vibrant.
Many great beaches are available on Rhodes. There are beaches for all taste such as fully organized beaches with al of the facilities, rentals and accommodations and secluded beaches with no tourist stuff to ruin the flavor. The waters surrounding the island are mirror like and one of the cleanest islands in Greece. The best beaches are on the east coast between Faliraki and Lindos. Lindos is well known as being a picturesque town that has been designed as a protected historical sight.
Rhodes is a major port with sea links to Athens, the islands of the Aegean, and Crete as well as international destinations such as Turkey, Cyprus, and Israel. Most international and inter-island ferries dock at the commercial harbor of Kolina in the town of Rhodes. And, there is a choice of high speed catamarans, hydrofoils, car ferries, or flights to other islands in the Dodecanese group. The Rhodes international airport called Diagoras is located near the village of Paradissi which is 16 kilometers southwest of Rhodes city.
If you are planning to spend the holidays in Rhodes and are looking for cheap flights to Rhodes, there are many great deals for you are it a charter flights, first class seating, or good old economy class. There are many discounted fights to Rhodes from all United Kingdom airlines on all major airlines. Charter flights to Rhodes are operated by tour operators. They normally operate on specific dates of the week with certain flights from United Kingdom airports. These flights are usually cheaper but are for a specific duration. There are also various flights from Rhodes to Athens International Airport as well as from Thessalonki and Heraklio.
Sky Express operates charter flights from Crete and connects with the Aegean islands of Rhodes, Mykanos, Mytilini, Santonini, and other major attractions. The other services include an air taxi, emergency medical services, excursions, sightseeing, and cargo flights. Air Sea Lines is currently offering a sightseeing charter and a limited number of trips from the port of Corfu off the Ionian Island of Greece. The main base of operation is located at the Gouvia Marina in Corfu. Flights to Rhodes have become much easier especially because of budget flights. All of these airlines offer airline tickets for next to nothing when you pay the taxes. This means you can fly for less money than it costs for a return rail trip. Just check the airline tickets for your Rhodes holidays or weekend trip or business trip for your many flights to Rhodes.