Lindos travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lindos

Visiting Greece means plenty of island hopping! Lindos is a true Mediterranean jewel of a town on the south-eastern coast of Rhodes. The city was the historic site of many a battle and religious conversion; So, expect ancient Greek ruins to stand tall with Orthodox churches.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Lindos

1. Witness History at the Acropolis

Don't miss seeing the ancient marks of the Byzantine and Roman Catholic empires while you're here.

2. Relax By St. Paul's Bay

St. Paul's Bay coastline is full of beach-goers munching on food, working up a tan and wading in shallow pools.

3. Take a Day Trip Faliraki

Make Lindos your base and head to Faliraki, just outside the city, for a day. It boasts lots of open-air beach parties and hotels with water parks for kids.

4. Enjoy the Local Nightlife

Yes, it's a small town, but the locals would say this makes nightlife in Lindos feel like a family reunion. Several restaurants and taverns exist with stunning views of the acropolis and bay, offering cocktails and island lights.

5. Make Your Way Through Scrumptious Cuisine

Rhodesian grilled meats are almost as famous as the Brazilian ones, so don't miss out. Food is affordable and fresh, with souvlaki costing just EUR2.50.

Where to Eat in Lindos

Artemis Garden Restaurant is a traveler favorite for authentic Greek and Mediterranean eats. Expect to pay from EUR13.50 to EUR32 per person, depending on what you order.

When to visit Lindos

Lindos in November
Estimated hotel price
£54
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lindos in November
Estimated hotel price
£54
1 night at 3-star hotel

Lindos, like the rest of Rhodes, enjoys a Mediterranean climate. This means it's warm and temperate through the year with rain only in the winter. Temperatures range from 54°F in January to a balmy 79°F in summer.

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How to Get to Lindos

Plane

Travelers will land at the Rhodes International Airport and must use bus, car or boat to get to Lindos.

Train

There are no trains to Lindos, but you can take a boat from the Mandraki Harbor in Rhodes that costs EUR15.50 for a day-trip.

Car

This is the best way to travel to Lindos as the Epar.Od. Lardou-Lindou runs right through it, turning into Route 95 and connecting Lindos with other parts of Rhodes.

Bus

Buses coming in from Rhodes, 35 miles away, drop travelers off in the city center. Fares start at EUR5.50 one-way.

Airports near Lindos

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Where to stay in Lindos

Rest in ease and luxury at the Melenos Lindos Exclusive Suites in the heart of Lindos central. Modest accommodations can be found at the picturesque Pefkos Garden Hotel. Budget travelers will find Lindian Myth comfortable.

Popular neighbourhoods in Lindos

Acropolis - As a medieval town and site for many historic upheavals, the Acropolis is the remains and ruins of a previous civilization's glory, before us.

Agios Pavlos - A beautiful but modest church erected in the most perfect spot, Agios Pavlos is surrounded by rocky hills, shimmering waters and the shade of trees.

St. Paul's Beach Strand - This sweet little spot in Lindos gives travelers beautiful views of St. Paul's Bay and is always thriving with sunbathers and boaters taking their crafts out to the water.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lindos

Most booked hotels in Lindos

Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites - Adults Only
Excellent (9.6, Excellent reviews)
£271+
The Aquagrand of Lindos - Adults Only
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
£195+
Atrium Palace Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£88+
Pefkos View Suites & Maisonette
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£50+
Mitsis Lindos Memories Resort & Spa
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
£148+
Daniel Luxury Apartments
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£40+
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How to Get Around Lindos

Public Transportation

There is no public transportation because it's easy to get around on foot and the hills make buses hard to maneuver.

Taxi

It's a good idea to use taxis to move around the narrow streets and steep hills, with drivers who are local and seasoned. Fares start at a flat rate of EUR3.70 and it's EUR3.22/mile after that.

Car

You can rent cars in Rhodes from Sixt or Budget, starting at EUR65.35/day, and travel to and around Lindos for the day.

Car hire agencies in Lindos

The Cost of Living in Lindos

Shopping Streets

Lindos is small enough that there are no main shopping spots, but since it's such a draw for travelers, there are plenty of local, one-off and independent shops selling leather goods, handbags and handmade jewelry.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs around EUR1.43 while a dozen eggs will be approximately EUR3.46.

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