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The Valley of the Butterflies on Rhodes

Place name: The Valley of the Butterflies

The Valley of the Butterflies is located in the municipality of Petaloudes. This is one of the wettest places of Rhodes, which is a favourable environment for the emergence of butterflies.

The main attraction here are butterflies Arctiidae. It is difficult to see them on the bark of trees, but as soon as they flap their wings, you will immediately notice them because of a bright colour of their wings.

Region: Rhodes, Greece

Location: Petaloudes

Open hours: from 8:00 am to 6-7:00 pm

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You can see hundreds and thousands of butterflies Arctiidae that arrive in the valley at the end of May and live on tree trunks up to the end of October.

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