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Rhodes, Greece

This Greek island just off the coast of Turkey exudes beauty and history. Take a walking tour of the old fortified city and stand in awe of the impressive Grand Master’s Palace. See where the Colossus of Rhodes, a onetime Wonder of the World, once stood and savor the charm of this remarkable walled town. Along the scenic coast lies the whitewashed town of Lindos with its ancient acropolis and stunning views.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Rhodes
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EET (Eastern European Time); UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Greek. Say "Good Afternoon" in Greek: "Kalispera."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Euro (EUR)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Taxis and buses are available to navigate the city. Organized shore excursions are available for sightseeing.
    • Famous For
      Old Town, one of the best-preserved and most carefully restored medieval towns in Europe, is still surrounded by the walls built by the Knights of St. John.
    • Fun Fact #1
      North of Old Town stood the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, in a harbor that has been in use for 2,500-plus years.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Greeks like to share mezedes, appetizers set at the middle of the table. Try a seafood-themed set of appetizers with fresh shrimp, octopus, squid and more.


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