Wintertime in Rhodes

It's winter. You are sitting in your apartment or office, while it's cold outside and the weather is gray, dark and rainy, and you find yourself reading this article. Don't you wish you can go someplace where the winter weather is not necessarily so depressive?

It's winter. You are sitting in your apartment or office, while it's cold outside and the weather is gray, dark and rainy, and you find yourself reading this article. Don't you wish you can go someplace where the winter weather is not necessarily so depressive?

Most visitors have visited Rhodes only during summer. What a shame! they don't know what they are missing.

Even in winter, Rhodes offers mostly good weather and clear blue skies. Visit central Rhodes and walk through pine forests with fragrant fresh air and lush greenery. Or take a walk on the seaside enjoying the fresh winter sea breeze, listening to the sound of the waves while gazing at the endless sea. It does not matter. Nature is most enjoyable right now. When the heat waves have gone, the streets are empty of cars and the beaches are only visited by the few winter swimmers.

The few tavernas, restaurants and cafeterias that remain open, freed from the rush caused by the hordes of tourists during high season, offer even higher quality products and a warm, relaxed and friendly ambience. After your nature walk, take your time to enjoy a warm drink or to eat a local specialty next to the fireplace, accompanied by that excellent local wine.

For the ones that live in Rhodes, winter is magical. It is the time of year where everybody reduces pace, finding the time to appreciate the blessed place they live in, spending time with family and friends, charging batteries for the next summer season.

 

 

Winter Days In Rhodes - A short experimental time-lapse movie. byHarry Zampetoulas on Vimeo.

 

 

 

Rhodes Island Greece Winter Time

 

 

Rhodes Greece Forest Winter

 

Rhodes Island Greece Winter Time

 

Rhodes Island Greece Winter Time

 

Authored by Spyros Spyropoulos

 

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Before I went to Rhodes in 2015 it was my very first time for a holiday abroad and it was amazing experience so much in fact that I went back there in 2016 for two weeks. The people are amazing and really friendly and honest I hope to go back there in 2017 depending if have finished doing up my home up. Its a wonderful place to go and the people you meet are amazing which you will never ever forget.

Commented by Derek Gough December 20, 2016

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