Useful Info

Official sites

www.rhodes.gr – Official website of the municipality of Rhodes, includes news of cultural and sporting events.

www.ando.gr – Portal for the various municipalities of the Dodecanese (Greek only)

www.nad.gr – Prefecture of the Dodecanese (Greek only)

www.kep.gov.gr – something like a citizen’s advice bureau, you can ask questions here on any official issue.

www.symi.gr – Officially approved website for Symi

Embassies and consulates

ukingreece.fco.gov.uk/en/ – British embassy in Greece

ukingreece.fco.gov.uk/en/our-office-in-greece/other-locations-in-greece/british-consulate-rhodes1/ – British consulate in Rhodes

athens.usembassy.gov – American embassy in Athens

News

www.rodiaki.gr – local Rhodian newspaper (Greek only)

www.proodos.net – the other main local newspaper (Greek only)

www.skyfm100.com – news website of ‘Red’ television channel (Greek only)

www.athensnews.gr – Greece’s longest running English language paper

www.ekathimerini.com – abridged English version of the Greek paper Kathimerini.

Rhodes and the Dodecanese

www.inforodos.gr – complete directory of all local businesses on-line.

www.inforodos.gr – lots of adverts and only in Greek for now but does seem to include cinema and chemist details.

www.colossus.gr – includes some news and a local phone directory

www.symigreece.com – comprehensive site about all things Symi

Utilities

www.dei.gr – DEI, the electricity company

www.22410.gr – Yellow pages (Greek only)

Education

www3.aegean.gr – The University of the Aegean, based on Rhodes and Lesbos

Cultural

www.medievalrose.org – organise medieval fairs annually in the Old Town.

www.literarycentre.gr – the Writers and Translation Centre of Rhodes

theasisrhodes.blogspot.com – blog from the Rhodes cinema club, some articles in English

www.ecofilms.gr – organisers of the annual film festival in Rhodes

www.mgamuseum.gr – museum of Greek Modern Art

www.musicinrhodes.gr – organise an annual program of classical music concerts in Rhodes, usually performed in the Old Town.

Sport

www.rhodesaeroclub.com – flying club

www.ippotis.com – Rhodes chess club (Greek only)

www.rodosrugby.com – Rhodes rugby club

www.rugby.gr – site for rugby in Greece

Transport

www.ferries.gr – site with ferry timetables (don’t treat these as gospel though as they are frequently subject to change)

www.allgreekferries.com – as above

www.ktel.org – site for the KTEL bus company (Greek only at present)

Tourist sites

www.rodosisland.gr – site run by Rhodes Hotel Association, includes some news and events

www.rodos.com – accomodation, island info etc

www.rhodesguide.com – includes events

www.greeka.com/dodecanese/rhodes – general info, hotels etc

www.greekisland.co.uk/rhodes/rhodes.htm – tourist guide

www.rhodestravels.com

www.travel-rhodes.com

www.greecetravel.com/rhodes – personal guide by Matt Barrett


www.symivisitor.com
 – site for the tourists and residents in Symi

Living in Greece

greeceishome.gr – forum for English-speakers living in Greece, mostly Athens-based.

honorarygreek.blogspot.com – a blog by John Manuel, an Englishman who has been living in Kiotari in the south of Rhodes for several years. He is the author of two books on his experiences in Greece – ‘Feta Compli’ and ‘Moussaka to My Ears’, and seems to be a big fan of seventies rock music and bad puns…

General expat sites

britishexpats.com

www.expatforum.com

Bilingualism

www.multilingualchildren.org – has a FAQ and lots of tips and tools

www.nethelp.no/cindy/biling-fam.html – was a useful starting point but may no longer be under development

www.bilingualfamiliesconnect.com – includes a forum and studies by experts

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