Prepare to leave Athens for a morning or mid-day flight to the island of Rhodes where you can enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. One of the most popular destinations among history buffs thanks to its remarkable abundance of historic treasure, visitors can discover evidence of its long, rich history scattered throughout. You might want to take a walk on the ramparts of the Old Rhodes City walls. Starting from the Palace of the Grand Masters, it’s one of the finest medieval fortifications in the world, built during the Byzantine period. Measuring around 2.5 miles in length, you’ll get to marvel at the imposing towers, magnificent gates, bastions, a dry moat and artillery firing posts.