Municipality of South Rhodes
71km from Rhodes town
Vati is a small picturesque village on the road from Gennadi to Apolakkia. The traditional houses embrace the small square with the cafes that offer visitors warmth and hospitality. The central church of the village, Saint Ioannis the Theologian, was built during the 19th century.
In the region a visitor can find remarkable monasteries:
Saint George (14th century) at the village's cemetery
The monastery of Archangel Michael 'Paralimioti' (19th century), a post Byzantine monastery built on the ruins of an older one. The tabernacle of Virgin Mary 'Galatousa' (19th century). The monastery of Saint Raphael.
Vati is surrounded by forests, and olive groves a place ideal for walking. Perennial olive groves can still be found in this region (according to the myth they belonged to Kleovoulos of Lindos).