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What an incredible place. Rhodes offers almost any kind of holiday you could want. If you want peace and quiet, youíll find it on Rhodes. If you want activities and night-life, Rhodes has got it. If you want to explore history and culture, that is there too. The island is clean, the locals are very warm and friendly to tourists. English is spoken everywhere and most signs are in English too.
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Attaviros - Agios Isidoros

Municipality of Attaviros
Population: 349
65km from Rhodes town

Agios Isidoros, a mountainous village 65 km from Rhodes town, with a height of 532 m was built on the eastern slopes of Mt. Attavyros,  (Embona village).
The village has not been influenced by tourism and has preserved all its customs.The most important event of the year 'Greek Easter' is celebrated in true tradition.
Its visitors can enjoy a healthy climate and the hospitality of the inhabitants. The locals still today provide their own products such as wine, honey, 'souma' (similar to ouzo) and olive oil. 

There is a pathway which leads to Mt. Attavyros with a height of 1,215 for walking enthusiasts it would take approx 2 hours to reach the top.  The small church of St. John is now an old ruin.