Agios Isidoros, a mountainous village 65 km from Rhodes town, with a height of 532 m is built on the eastern slopes of Mt. Attavyros, (Embona village). The village has not been influenced by tourism and has preserved all its customs. The most important event of the year, Easter, is celebrated in true tradition. Its visitors can enjoy a healthy climate and the hospitality of the inhabitants. The locals still today provide their own products such as wine, honey, 'souma' (similar to ouzo) and olive oil. There is a pathway which leads to Mt. Attavyros with a height of 1,215 for walking enthusiasts it would take approx 2 hours to reach the top. The small church of St. John is now an old ruin.
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.
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Soroni is a beach with clear and fresh waters, and is one of the more popular beaches for windsurfing. It is pebbly and the sea is usually slightly wavy, and a constant wind or strong breeze will ease the heat during the day.
Topics: Off the beaten track
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Two plane trees, four water troughs, six tables... and undisturbed peace and quiet. Around you are the low white houses of the village with their blue doors and windows, their tile roofs and carved stone gateways.
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