72 Hours in Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes, Greece
Rhodes, Greece. Photo by Serhat Beyazkaya on Unsplash

If you’re in need of a weekend getaway, look no further than Rhodes, Greece. This underrated island is less expensive than its neighboring islands, is filled with rich history, and has a vast culinary scene. Keep reading for a short weekend itinerary to kickstart your vacation in Rhodes.

Day 1- Rhodes Old Town

Start your morning off right with a Greek omelet and Freddo Cappuccino at some of the many unique cafes around town. Then, spend your afternoon exploring Rhodes Old town, and visit The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes, which holds many significant historical artifacts of the Roman Empire. Then, head to the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, where you will see excellent cliff and see views, gothic architecture, and learn Roman History. Finish off your day with a sunset dinner at Rhonda bar, a famous bar on the beach which houses some of the town’s best sea food, cocktails, and views.

Day 2- Boat Tour To Symi Island and St George’s Bay

Choose one of the many boat tours or ferries that line the harbor and take an early morning boat ride to Symi Island, where you will visit the small, charming, and colorful island, known for its Symi sponges, art ,and beautiful clear water.

Day 3- Beach Day and Lindos

No trip to Greece is complete without a beach day. That’s why we have included it in this itinerary and one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Start your day at the Lindos Acropolis and explore the cities ruins and springs. Once you’ve worked up a sweat, pick a beach bar for lunch, then spend the rest of the afternoon soaking up the sun at Paralia Agios Pavlos, one of Lindos beautiful beaches.