Flying from Rhodes
Flights from Rhodes depart from Diagoras International Airport, sometimes called Rhodes International Airport (RHO). The airport lies approximately 14 kilometers southwest of Rhodes near Paradisi. Travelers should keep in mind that this airport also serves as a military airport. Photography within in the airport is generally prohibited.
Diagoras International Airport Information
All flights from Diagoras International Airport leave from one terminal. Within the terminal money changing and ATM services are available as well as a café and restaurant, a few retail stores, and luggage lockers should you have a long wait before your flight.
Getting to the Airport in Rhodes
Although there is currently no train to Diagoras International Airport, travelers have other options. A taxi to Diagoras International Airport will take approximately 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. Taxi companies generally advise travelers to book their taxis ahead of time to ensure car availability and on-time arrival at the airport. A public bus to Diagoras International Airport makes frequent pickups in downtown Rhodes. Ask at your hotel to obtain up-to-date timetables, fare information, and pickup locations. Be aware that there are fewer bus services at the weekends so plan your departure accordingly to avoid missing your flight.
Arriving in Antalya
Antalya is an ageless city situated in a prime location along the picturesque Turkish coastline, which today is one of the world’s great resort getaways. With so much to see and to do, it is no surprise that tourist flights to Antalya have more than tripled in recent years.
First Time in Antalya
Antalya is home to some unique historical attractions that really should not be missed. Yivli Minare Mosque, for example, dates back to the 13th century and it is considered the symbol of the city.
History buffs will love the ancient ruins of Perge, home to the Hittites at the dawn of the 16th century, and remarkably well preserved. Children will love Beach Park, which is home to a collection of sea life exhibits.
Making the Most of Your Antalya Holiday
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