Succumbing to the charms on the Greek Island of Rhodes; Michael Muckian; Wisconsin Gazette


Greece – Medieval City of Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes — located 11 miles off the Turkish coast — should be on the “must-visit” list of any traveler to the region.

Fall is the best season to visit the Mediterranean. The sun is still bright, the temperatures are warm and — most importantly — the crowds are considerably thinner than during the summer.

The Greek island of Rhodes — located 11 miles off the Turkish coast — should be on the “must-visit” list of any traveler to the region. It served for millennia as a bustling crossroads for commerce and in the crosshairs of military conflagrations between Europe and the Middle East.

The fourth largest of the Greek islands still bustles, but today it bustles with tourists.

No one had told us that Rhodes (Rodos in Greek) was one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations.

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