The popular tourist destination of #Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese(12) islands chain a little NE of Crete. It's so close to the Turkish border, in one location you could almost swim to the Anatolian coast of Turkey. It's known for it's 300 days of sunshine, lovely beaches, and mega historical sites both Medieval and ancient. Rhodes is not to be missed whether you add it to an existing trip around Greece, or want to spend an extended vacation only on Rhodes. Archaeologous.com can assist with your tour itinerary planning.
Find a guide speaking one of 14 languages: It's a favorite European playground vacation destination, so tourists from Belgium, France, Italy, Holland, Finland etc. are it's favorite fans.
Get there easily: Air service from 2 major Greek cities, Athens and Thessaloniki. From Athens to Rhodes will take you approx. 45 minutes. Remember you can also fly from Rhodes to Crete, Santorini and Karpathos.
Come by Sea -Choose Options: There are ferries that run the 15 hour trip to Rhodes daily fro the Piraeus port (nearest to Athens). So choose this if you want a great slow introduction to the splendid islands you will pass on the way to Rhodes. If you only have a short time, then of course the 45 minute flight would suit your needs better.