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Village of Lindos, Lindos

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A small town with a mix of rich history and sandy beaches, Village of Lindos was established by the Dorians about 3,000 years ago (though local legend claims the settlement was founded long before that by one of Zeus' divine sons). Although it contains an age-old acropolis, the town's main attraction remain its traditional whitewashed buildings and pedestrian-friendly backstreets. Pick up a free map at the tourist information center and take a self-guided tour through the narrow streets, lined by well-preserved medieval buildings and small taverns. Visiting beachgoers outnumber the town's tiny population in the morning, so wait to get some sand between your toes until afternoon, when tourist buses depart for the next destination. Use our Lindos road trip planning tool to arrange your visit to Village of Lindos and other attractions in Lindos.
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  • The village itself is very lovely but I we feel we would have enjoyed it more if there were not so many shops everywhere. The stress we’re packed with shops that sell same things and everywhere we... 
    The village itself is very lovely but I we feel we would have enjoyed it more if there were not so many shops everywhere. The stress we’re packed with shops that sell same things and everywhere we...  more »
  • Just returned from staying in Lindos. It's as busy as every. Some might say even busier. Still jam packed with day trippers, and also saw a lot more tourist in the evenings. In these, economic times.....  more
    Just returned from staying in Lindos. It's as busy as every. Some might say even busier. Still jam packed with day trippers, and also saw a lot more tourist in the evenings. In these, economic times.....  more »

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