The Emerald City: Rhodes, Greece

Known as the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece, Rhodes is the ultimate hotspot for visitors from across the world. With over 300 days and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, it is the perfect, all-year-round getaway destination to relax, rejuvenate and soak up some much-needed vitamin sea! We just can’t contain our excitement as the stunning locale has been chosen as the destination for the 7th Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress! Read on as we discover this enchanting Greek island in all its splendor.

 

Beach Vibes

 

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The gorgeous coast of Rhodes is dotted with pristine, sandy beaches. Whether you feel like relaxing and rejuvenating or trying out wacky adventure sports, the impeccable collection of beaches that are located within the island are perfect for all purposes. The iridescent open waters surrounded by the lush countryside are a sight to behold. Enjoy the glistening sun, waves crashing by and golden shoreline as you unwind on one of Rhodes’ stunning beaches.

 

Cultural Heritage

 

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Bursting with historical and ancient romanticism, you can take a stroll through the cobblestoned streets of the Emerald city and explore its ancient ruins. Rich in cultural relevance, the medieval locale is filled with antediluvian artifacts and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. Discover the incredible Street of The Knights, revel in the artistry of the Palace of the Grand Master and visit the Kahal Shalom Synagogue which is known to be the oldest synagogue in Greece.

 

Legendary Landmarks

 

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The fortified city is home to several architectural wonders. The Deer Dama-Dama statues are one of the most prominent monuments that are situated near the Fort of St. Nicholas in the Mandraki Harbor. The Colossus of Rhodes which was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world once stood in place of the monumental deer sculptures. You can also visit the iconic 210-metre Ancient Olympic Stadium and enjoy picturesque views of the pristine island from the top of the hill of Ayios Stefanos, known as the Acropolis of Rhodes.
 

 

Save your dates for the next DWP Congress which will be taking place from the 1st to the 3rd of April 2020 and join us on this journey as we take over Rhodes with the world’s strongest business platform in the destination wedding industry!

 

For any queries related to this luxurious event, get in touch with us at editorial@dwp-insider.com to know more.

 

 

Feature Image Credit: @rick_mcevoy_photography