The village of Massari is located on the south eastern coast of Rhodes Island; it is a little village set in lush, green vegetation just off the main road. The is not much tourist activity taking place here, and the village hangs onto its traditions and cultures. This is a village you would stay in if you were only looking for complete quite and calm. The monastery dedicated to St John and the monastery of Kameiri from the Byzantine period give some interest to the village, its spectacular belfry being the focal point. Apart from the pine and cypress trees that surround the village and the long acres of citrus orchards, of which Massari is renowned, there are hundreds of olive trees, the whole setting offering the visitor an abundance of hiking paths and days out.
The village resort of Gennadi itself is a peaceful and quiet place with pink villas with towers and futuristic structures, virgin sands, hotels, and beach bars.
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This is an island with marvelous sandy beaches, full of springs and streams and Genoan towers. Tourists are still few. Tilos is situated between the islands of Nysiros and Halki, at a distance of 290 nautical miles from the port of Pereaus. It has an area of 64 square kms and a coastline of 63 kms. The ground is rocky with the only exception being a small fertile valley found almost at the center of the island and which ends up on the idyllic, one kilometer long, sandy beach of Erystou.
Topics: Off the beaten track
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Embonas (also: Emponas or Embona) is the most important grape-producing village on Rhodes. Come around harvest time, and you will find the streets being full of baskets and the courtyards being spread with raisins soaking up the sun.
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