Why go to Rhodes?
The town of Rhodes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring spectacular beaches and beautiful views
It can be very hot in Rhodes, so be sure to where protective clothing and stay hydrated
There is a lot to see, do and experience in this historic town, much of which can be done on foot
Rhodes Cruise Port Facilities?
The port offers easy access to ATM's, Internet cafes and shops in town, but there's not much at the port itself. Taxis stop at the port for passengers who want to explore the New Town or other areas.
Good to Know?
Uneven pavements and cobblestones. Also beware of the heat, which can catch you unawares as you're browsing. Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry bottled water to avoid dehydration. When dining out, a service charge is included in the price of meals on the menu, but you can add an additional tip if you feel the service was exceptional. When visiting mosques, it is advisable to wear respectful attire: long pants or long skirts and head coverings. Also, taking photographs inside churches is considered disrespectful.
Rhodes' Old Town is easily explored on foot, but wear comfortable shoes. Taxis are also plentiful.
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The currency is the euro. This island is the top tourist destination in the Dodecanese, and the proprietors certainly don't want you to run out of cash -- so you'll find plenty of banks, currency exchanges and ATM machines. For current currency conversion figures, visit www.oanda.com or www.xe.com.