Image © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Psinthos, Rhodes

Very close to Faliraki is village Psinthos. Characteristics are the running waters in fountain Fasouli and the age long plane trees, which reveal the beauty of Rhodes countryside.

Psinthos is a classic Greek small village. At the village square the visitor can see a church dedicated to Virgin Mary.

Try the high quality honey from local producers. The taverns in Psinthos specialize in grilled meat. If you decide you want to have a typically local meal, pitta-bread and fruit with a nice cold bottle of retsina wine, this is the place. Life centers round the village square where you can see quite a lot of people just sitting back and, to use a well known phrase, "watching the world go by". A visit of the church festival, 8. September, is a must. It is always accompanied by good food, music and dance. Psinthos is famous as the site of the last battle between the Turks and Italians.

Psinthos © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Psinthos © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Article topics

Related articles

Mandriko is situated on the western coast between Kalavarda and Kamiros Scala. It is a small village which produces almost 1/3 of all vegetables for the whole island, and from the road passing through, you can make out a large number of green houses and agricultural fields.

Topics: Villages

Read more aboutMandriko

The village Archangelos (Arhangelos) is regarded very faithful to traditions. The centre of the village is dominated by the church of the Archangel Michael, with its fine campanile dating from 1845.

Topics: Villages

Read more aboutArchangelos (Arhangelos)

One of the more traditionally modern villages on the island, Pastida is located slightly inland on the west coast of Rhodes. It is shadowed by the mountain of Filerimos, and its name in Latin means Castle.

Topics: Villages

Read more aboutPastida




Psinthos reviews & comments

click here to add your review!

Wir waren oben bei dem Butterflies auf dem Rückweg sind an Psinthos Dorf vorbei gekommen, spontan haben wir dort angehalten und einen Kaffee getrunken, die Menschen sind dort sowas von freundlich und Herzhaft.
Wir können es nur empfehlen. Wenn ihr euch Mal eine kurze Auszeit nehmen wollt fährt zu Psinthos.

Commented by Thomas September 22, 2023

Beautiful village with a great selection of tavernas. Easily missed but well worth a lunch stop at least. Lovely spot at the taverna by the old spring.

Commented by MJS July 13, 2021

Let us know what you think about Psinthos - your opinion matters!
Rate this article or place (optional)

Feedback