On reaching the center of the village, visitors may take a breath and refresh themselves at the traditional cafe next to the tabernacle of Saint George and enjoy the view that - depending on the hour of the day - creates an image of peace and calmness.
The village's church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary's Birth. Other religious monuments are: Archangel Michael and Saint George (16th century) (in the village) Saint Paraskevi (20th century) Saint John Prodromos "Miranos" Natural environment.
The mountainous region in which Profilia is found is attractive to every visitor. Rural roads lead to pinewoods with rich flora and fauna (a place where the deer Dama-Dama live), where the visitor can enjoy the beauty of nature. The region is protected by the European Network "NATURA 2000".
Festivals: Profilia celebrates the following: Saint John Prodromos "Miranos" on August 29th . The festival takes place the night before
Whitewashed courtyards with geraniums, stone houses with tile roofs looking out over the waves, the rocks with the mediaeval castle at their peak, windswept deserted beaches for playing games in the waves - a landscape of unspoiled beauty, difficult to find elsewhere on Rhodes.
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The beautiful and friendly village of Lardos, is on the sunny south east side of the island, within easy reach to Lindos Town. Lardos offers all the facilities you would expect of a modern holiday destination. There is a doctors surgery, dentist, pharmacy, hairdresser, exchange facilities, international telephone network, news agent, car, motorbike, and bicycle hire.
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The village of Afandou in Rhodes has been founded in times where pirates used to overrun the islands of the Mediterranean. During that period, people used to leave the shores in order to seek shelter in the inland. The village of Afandou took its name form the word "áfandos ", which in Greek means "invisible", because it could not be seen from the sea.
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