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Platania, Rhodes

Located 38 km from Rhodes town, the village of Platania is home to some 380 inhabitants. Overlooked by a mountain range, it offers a truly majestic view of the peaceful Rhodian countryside.

The village of Platania is just a few kilometers away from the village of Apollona. This is a very small, enchanting, typically Greek village. The area is used mainly for sheep and goat herding. The village acquired its name from the large number of plane trees ( Platania in Greek ) which are growing in the region.

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The village is rich in vegetation and has ample water supplies. Thanks to it's tranquil surroundings, the village attracts  Greeks and visitors who prefer to enjoy a quiet meal in one of its few but excellent tavernas.

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The residents of the village are involved mainly in the tourism profession and party with agriculture.

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