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.
Municipality of South Rhodes Population: 485 85km from Rhodes Town
Istrios is a small picturesque village in the southern part of the island. It is situated amongst olive groves, lemon trees, pinewoods and vines, and offers complete serenity. A big square outside the doors of the tabernacle of Saint Merkourios welcome all visitors to the village and the local taverna / cafeteria is always open and ready to serve anything from Greek coffee to the tastiest of traditional dishes. The open land area all around Istrios is a shelter for wild life and it is protected by the European Network NATURA 2000, and for those who enjoy walking and hiking there are a lot of paths and things to discover, such as the hidden waterfalls in the area known as Kipolistis.