Temperature: 28°C summer average
Best time to visit: If you like it warm but not too hot, book your Lindos holiday for May or June; there’s still sunshine before peak season kicks in.
Summers in Lindos Rhodes are hot and dry, with temperatures staying in the mid to high-20s (°C) between June and September. July and August are hotter still, with regular highs of 30°C. It’s the best time of year to visit if you want to top up the tan. Summer nights are very mild, too; it rarely dips below 20°C, so you’ll have no trouble dining al fresco.
Couples: The turquoise bay, rooftop restaurants, and an inspiring old town make Lindos holidays perfect for a romantic getaway.
History buffs: Roman, Turkish, Italian and Byzantine rulers have left their mark on Lindos, which is one of the most impressive ancient towns in Rhodes.
Night owls: When the sun goes down, you can expect a lively social atmosphere here, whether you’re looking for a quiet meal or a night clubbing. Hundreds of restaurants, bars, and tavernas fill the town and waterfront.
More about Lindos
Language: Greek is the main language, but English is widely spoken. Pack a phrase book or download an app and try your hand at a few basic phrases. No matter how bad your pronunciation, the locals will appreciate your efforts!
Currency: Change your Stirling up into Euros before you go for the best exchange rates.
Local time: Lindos is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Rhodes International Airport. The transfer time to Lindos is 1.5 hours.
Flight time from UK: The flight time to Lindos is 4 hours.
Tourist information: Find out more before heading away on your Lindos holidays at www.rodosisland.gr/en/see-do-rodos/Culture-/-Heritage/Lindos-.asp.
Visa / health: Before you travel, check out www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/greece for visa and health recommendations and advice.
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On foot: The cobbled streets in the centre of Lindos are pedestrianised, so it couldn’t be simpler to get around on foot.
By bus: There’s a reliable bus service that runs from just outside the village to nearby places of interest like Rhodes Town.
By hire car: If you want to explore the island at your own pace, hiring a car is the way to go. You’ll find lots of companies offering rentals at the airport.
Rhodes Rock: Every June, Lindos hosts the island’s favourite rock festival. The biggest rock tribute and cover bands take over the ancient amphitheatre for three nights, playing famous tracks from Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin.
World Tourism Day: Since the 1980s, towns and cities across Rhodes have joined in with this cultural celebration in September. It’s all about promoting and celebrating the tourism industry, and in Lindos you’ll find music, dancing, food and drink served up in the main square.