In Rhodes you dock close the historical center and highlights. The cruise port is located in the east of the city in front of St. Catherine's Gate and some remnants of the old ramparts. Several cruise ships can dock at the same time sometimes making it very busy in port. Centrally located in the harbor is the small cruise terminal. Often a visit to the town of Rhodes is preceded by an excursion to Lindos.
Language in Rhodes
The language in Rhodes is Greek, but on touristic spots you can also use English.
Currency in Rhodes
The currency in Rhodes is Euro (€). You can find ATM’s along the city.
Opening times in Rhodes
Opening times differ a lot around Greece, but generally are as follows:
Monday to Friday
from 9.00h - 13.30h
and 17.30h - 20.30h
Saturday from 9.00h to 15.00h
On Sundays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions
Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes
Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes is a palace from the 14th century. Italians rebuilt the palace in medieval style as a holiday residence for Victor Emmanuel III
Colossus was a giant statue of Colossus on the entrance of the old harbor. It is considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
Medieval fortress walls
Medieval fortress walls is 4 km long fortified walls from the 14th century
Mosque of Suleiman
Mosque of Suleiman is a mosque from the year 1522. It´s dedicated to the Turkish Sultan. The architecture was adapted to the local climate and culture
It's cheap and easy to get around in Rhodes
Rhodes has a warm subtropical Mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and wet mild winters. In summer the temperature is between 29°C and 34°C, in winter between 9°C and 14°C.
You can discover Rhodes on your own, book a shore excursion through the cruise line company or book a shore excursion from one of our partners. We offer shore excursions at local prices straight from the local companies.
Excursions in Lindos
Excursions in Rhodes
The Tourist Office is situated just outside the city walls at the old port
The following cruise lines offer itineraries and schedules to Rhodes:
Costa Cruises, MSC Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, AIDA, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Cunard, Windstar Cruises, Royal Clipper, Oceania Cruises, Seabourn, Azamara Club Cruises, Regent.