"Lindos" Top 5 Page for this destination Lindos by steventilly
Lindos Travel Guide: 155 reviews and 314 photos
I'm working on my Lindos page, something I somehow forgot to do after I returned from Rhodes a few months ago!
Lindos is located about half way down the east coast of Rhodes Island, about an hour's bus ride from Rhodes Town.
Lindos is traffic free, all cars being parked at the top of the hill by the main road (where the bus stops) and you then have to walk down into the town.
The town is set about half way down the hill, a maze of streets of rectangular whitewashed houses, mostly with flat roofs. This maze of narrow streets provides shade, and the whitewashing relects the heat of the sun. Both of these are deliberate and welcomed - Lindos is the hottest place on the Island and in the heat of the summer sun would unbearable otherwise.
Further down the hill, beyond the town, are the twin beaches of Lindos Bay. Towering above the town on a rocky precipice is the Acropolis, the historic old city which is now a fascinating and well preserved ruin.
- Pros:Beautiful town, lovely & historic Acropolis, great beaches
- Cons:Even hotter than the rest of Rhodes
- In a nutshell:One of Rhodes "Must See" destinations
Watch out for the Lindos Taxi (the donkeys) as they come back downhill. The owners tend to let them go at a bit of a... more travel advice
Like cats, goats are everywhere. Usually not in the towns of course, but in the countryside and by the beaches. Lindos... more travel advice
steventilly's Related Pages
Lindos Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Lindos & Pefki"
- "Looking Back on Lindos"
- "STUNNING LINDOS"
- "Lindos . . . ."
- See All...
- Things to Do in Lindos
- Hotels in Lindos
- Transportation in Lindos
- Nightlife in Lindos
- Restaurants in Lindos
- Shopping in Lindos
- Warnings and Dangers in Lindos
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Lindos
- 60 Reviews
- 62 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 6 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (40)
Have you been to Lindos?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Lindos
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Cyprus Intro, 54 reviews, 231 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Santorini Island Intro, 58 reviews, 219 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Prefecture of the Cyclades Intro, 49 reviews, 203 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Minorca Island Intro, 47 reviews, 188 photos, 1 travelogue
- Venice Intro, 93 reviews, 139 photos, 3 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Kos Intro, 91 reviews, 113 photos, 1 travelogue
- Top 5 Page for this destination Gozo Intro, 62 reviews, 132 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Isla de Tenerife Intro, 78 reviews, 115 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Scarborough Intro, 76 reviews, 79 photos
- United Kingdom Intro, 33 reviews, 119 photos, 3 travelogues