Luxetips Travel: Beauty and History on Rhodes Island, Greece

Luxetips Travel: Beauty and History on Rhodes Island, Greece

Hello Divas!

Life is what you make it.  Make it fabulous!

I have just returned from my 9 day trip to Greece and Turkey.

Per my previous post, I took this trip to Greece via The Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage.  This voyage includes sailing the Mediterranean Sea and visiting several Greek islands along the way.

I flew from Athens to Rhodes Island via Aegean Airlines.  I have never boarded a plane on the tarmac and it was pretty exciting.  

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We boarded the boat in the port on Rhodes Island.  While in Rhodes, we had an amazing opportunity to tour the island and learn a bit of the island’s fascinating history.  



Me wearing my DVF vintage shop dress, fedora hat from Target, and sandals from Fabrik!

The island of Rhodes is known for its preservation of Medieval architecture and history.  Led by our #MDFVoyage2015 tour guide, Ali, our first activity was to walk from our boat to the Palace of the Grand Master.  


The Palace of the Grand Master is one of the oldest castles and in-tact moats in all of Europe.  It is majestic!

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We also strolled along the preserved cobble stoned, Street of the Knights.  This street housed inns and establishments that catered to Medieval Knights. 


Further down the Street of the Knights is the Museum Square.  There stands the Hospital of the Knights, which houses the Archaeological Museum. 


Towards the center of Old Town there are lots of restaurants, bars and shopping.  This area was lively and fun!

Here are more pictures!


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After our visit in Rhodes, we boarded the boat and set sail for the Island of Symi.  Check back to tomorrow to see and learn of my adventures there!



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33 Responses to “Luxetips Travel: Beauty and History on Rhodes Island, Greece”

  1. How fantastic is that?! I’ve always wanted to visit Greece.

  2. It looks like you had a wonderful time. I would love to visit Greece and Turkey one day.

  3. Robin Masshole mommy June 19, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    That sounds like an amazing adventure. What a fun day

  4. Wow, what beautiful pictures. Sounds like an amazing trip.

  5. I always thought Greece was beautiful but it looks even better than I imagine. It has such a rich cultural history too!

  6. So many people in my social feeds have visited Greece this summer. Your photos are capturing a side I haven’t seen – it makes me want to go and see it all!

  7. This looks like you had a great time. Thanks for sharing your trip pictures with us.

  8. What an experience! I have always wanted to go to Greece. It looks like one of the most beautiful places to travel to!

  9. Looks like you had an amazing trip. I’ve never been to Greece, but it’s definitely on my bucket list.

  10. Thank you so much for sharing your trip with us! The photos you shared are beautiful!

  11. Ahhh… more amazing photos. I will for sure be adding this to my bucket list of places to go. Maybe for our upcoming anniversary I can convince my hubby to go there!

  12. Wow what a gorgeous trip! So jealous!

  13. The sights are spectacular. I would love to see this.

  14. Megan @ C'mon Get Crafty June 20, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    What a beautiful place! I would love a Mediterranean cruise.

  15. Your outfit is so cool. What an incredible vacation, and this is just part of the fun? I can’t wait to see the rest of the pictures.

  16. Wow, what gorgeous photos! Looks like a lovely trip. I would love to visit some day!

  17. I am in total awe of your trip. Greece is gorgeous and I have only seen it through photos. I can only imagine how it felt to be there!

  18. Greece is a place I would love to visit someday. The architecture the sun & water, the history and the food. I’d be so happy.

  19. I’m living viciously through you! This is my dream trip!

  20. Looks fabulous! I really want to visit Greece.

  21. Greece and Turkey?! I am so jealous. I have always wanted to travel there. Hopefully one day!

  22. I couldn’t be more jealous! I have always dreamed of going to Greece!

  23. Wow! A trip of a lifetime!!!

  24. What a gorgeous location! Looks like you had a great time!

  25. Greece is on my bucket list, for sure. I’ve never thought of going to Rhodes, but now I want to check it out.

    That dress is fabulous, btw. The perfect summer frock.

  26. I visited Greece when I was in high school. It was really neat to see all of the great sites.

  27. What a great trip. I didn’t realize there was such a strong Medieval element in Rhodes.

  28. looks amazing, you are making me want to go. I need to add some stamps to my passport.

  29. What an experience to visit Greece! I am now travel blogging and I would love to make this on my to travel list!

  30. Ann Bacciaglia June 22, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Greece is one of the top places to go on my bucket list. It looks so beautiful there. I love these photos.

  31. That sounds like such an awesome trip! I would love to visit Greece someday!

  32. I would love to visit Athens and Rhodes Island!! It looks beautiful and the history seems amazing

  33. I bet this trip was wonderful! I would love to visit Greece, you have some great pics!

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