Saturday, 30 November 2019

Two new destinations in Greece for summer 2020 says Lufthansa

Sun, beach and sea: Greece remains a popular trend destination for many holidaymakers. And from summer 2020, Lufthansa will be offering two further ways for spending the holidays in the eastern Mediterranean: With Zakynthos from Munich and Rhodes from Frankfurt.

These two attractive new islands will be added to the summer 2020 schedule, Lufthansa will thus be offering all sun-hungry passengers up to 14 weekly connections to five Greek islands in addition to flights to Athens and Thessaloniki. More than ever before. 

New from Munich in detail

Zakynthos is the name of the new destination from Munich, which will be on the flight schedule for the first time from 4 April 2020. Lufthansa flies to the island in western Greece every Saturday with an Airbus A321. LH1762 takes off from Munich at 14:45 h and lands in Zakynthos at 18:00 h. The return flight LH1763 brings the holidaymakers back to Munich at 19:00. The landing at 20:25hrs is ideal for connecting flights at home and abroad. A further weekly connection to Zakynthos will be added from 3 June. An Airbus A320 will then take off every Wednesday at 15:45 h for Greece.

New from Frankfurt in detail

Also from 4 April, Lufthansa will be flying once a week from Frankfurt to Rhodes in south-eastern Greece. Every Saturday, a Lufthansa Airbus A320 with the flight number LH1258 takes off for Greece at 1 p.m. each day. The landing in Rhodes is scheduled for 17:10 h. LH1259 return flight will take off at 18:10 h, the landing in Frankfurt is planned for 20:30 h. From 6 June to 15 September, another weekly service will be added. Rhodes will then be available every Tuesday. Departure is at 12:10 h.

For further information and the possibility of booking Lufthansa flights please visit or contact the Lufthansa Service Center at (069) 86 799 799 (landline rates apply). Flights can also be booked at Lufthansa travel agency partners and at Lufthansa sales counters at airports.

Places to stay in Rhodes:

Maritime      2 STARS

An apartment hotel with 46 apartments - including 14 studios and 1 and 2bedroom apartments located at Kremasti. Swimming pool, garden, volleyball, parking and pool bar.  It also has a restaurant where you can order half board or all-inclusive. 

More details, prices and to book can be found here.

Trianta Hotel Apartmentos 2 STARS
Located on a quiet street in Ialyssos, just a short walk from the seaside and within easy reach of the beach, this modern apartment complex offers a wonderful family retreat.  The town is home to a variety of restaurants, taverns and cafés and is well-known for its nightlife.  Guests might take a long hike up to the charming Monastery of Filerimos, about five kilometres away, or venture into Rhodes for its excavated acropolis, magnificent city walls and gates, and picturesque harbour.The complex offers studio and family apartments, all with a fully-equipped kitchenette and private balcony facing the mountains.  Guests can go for a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool with children's swimming area, and might make use of the coin operated internet corner or billiards table.

Manousos City Hotel 3 STARS

This hotel is located very close to the renowned medieval town of Rhodes and offers beautiful views of the harbour. Within walking distance guests will be able to reach the closest sandy beach as well as the city centre and the Marina. The Casino and other leisure areas are also a stone's throw from the hotel. Lindos is around 55 km away from the hotel.

More details, prices and to book can be found here. 

Valentino Hotel 3 STARS

A 5-minute drive from the Diagoras Airport on the Island of Rhodes and 10 km from the city centre, this hotel is also very close to the beach – just a 5-minute walk will take tourists to the yellow sands and the blue waters of the South Aegean Sea. Guests travelling by car will be able to see a lot of the local points of attraction, such as the Acropolis and the Water Park. The hotel has an elegant on-site restaurant, which doubles as a meeting room and can host a variety of business and private events. The outdoor garden features a large pool with a hot tub, parasols and sun loungers, and a bar and café area, surrounded by lush greenery.

More details, prices and to book can be found here. 

Poseidonia 4 STARS
This apartment hotel enjoys a great setting at the heart of Ialyssos Bay, in Ixia. The hotel enjoys close proximity to a myriad of attractions in the area. The city of Rhodes is located just 5 km away. The hotel enjoys close proximity to the Castle of Knights and the Mandraki Harbour. Rhodes Diagoras Airport is located just 11 km away. Guests will find themselves just 100 metres from the beach, where guests can enjoy a wide range of exciting activities. This charming hotel enjoys a beautiful, traditional design. The guest apartments are beautifully designed in a simplistic style. Guests are afforded an insight into the charming culture and history of Greece at this wonderful hotel.

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