Rhodes, also known as Rhodos or Rodos in Greek,
is considered the sunniest place in Europe with over 300 sunny
days each year. The popurarity of Rhodes island is also contributed
to its natural beauty,rich history and great variety of historical monuments.
It's no accident that Rhodes is among the most visited of the Greek islands.
Not only is its east coast lined with numerous sandy beaches, but the capital's
nucleus is a beautiful and remarkably preserved medieval city, the legacy of the
crusading Knights of St John who used the island as their main base from
1309 until 1522.