More beautiful than the sun, was alleged in antiquity - and even now the sun shines 270 days a year
Rhodes is the largest island of the Dodecanese. The archipelago comprises 200 islands. Some islands are very small, 27 from the group of islands are permanently inhabited. Rhodes has an area of 1398 sq km. And is the fifth largest island of Greece. The landscape of Rhodes is hilly.
The highest peak reaches Attaviros in the mountains above 1200 meters. Rhodes has a length of 80 km, the maximum width is 35 km. The coastline consists largely of sand and pebble beaches.