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Nature Reserve, the famous landmark of Rhodes, where on the trunks of trees you will see live butterflies Arctiidae, and the air is saturated with vanilla.
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.
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See Valley of the Butterflies
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.€514
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The Valley of the Butterflies on the mapLocation: Petaloudes
from 8:00 am to 6-7:00 pm
More places to visit on Rhodes
The Acropolis of Rhodes
Acropolis will delight history lovers a beautiful amphitheatre, where studied Cicero, a luxurious temple of the Pythian Apollo and the ancient stadium.16
Agios Nektarios Monastery
The magnificent terracotta building, where the particles of the relics of Saint Nektarios are located, who was revered in Greece and rest here in peace.2
Acropolis of Lindos
In the Acropolis of Lindos, that is as famous as the Acropolis of Athens, you can walk among ancient columns, see how the archaeologists work and touch history.69
The island is the center of wine-making, there are small wineries and large plant here, as well as many taverns and houses in true Greek style.5
Ostrich Farm & Park
Hilarious fun for the whole family, there are farm and zoo here, where in addition to ostriches are monkeys, donkeys, kangaroos, goats and camels.21
Moni Thari Monastery
One of the most beautiful religious sites of the island, built in the 12-13 centuries in the Middle Ages architectural style and serves as home for monks.2
At the top of a 240-meter hill saint monastery is located, where many people come to perform a ritual that helps to get rid of incurable diseases.4
On top of this mountain are a Catholic monastery, orthodox church, the path "the way to Calvary" and the beautiful panoramic area.33
A tiny village is located a few kilometers away from Rhodes Airport, is famous for its honey and where a unique Bee museum with apiaries and a gift shop is located.3
St. Pauls Bay
The secret place of Lindos, it is hidden from view by high cliffs and offers a quiet vacation on the coast surrounded by pristine nature and swimming in the emerald waters.14
Castle merged with the hill, on which it is located. Now here are only ruins from the castle, but here you can still find a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea.21