The Valley of the Butterflies is a unique natural park, which appear every year thousands of colorful butterflies from mid June to late September. Some of these are very rare and found in few places around the world. Within the valley there are ponds, shady paths that traverse the forest, wooden bridges in various parts of the small river Pelekanos. A restaurant overlooking a waterfall and a foam source. There are also stone stairs that lead to the Monastery of Our Lady Kalopetra located just above the green valley. The butterfly valley is 10 km from the airport near the village of Theologos and is one of the most famous sights of Rhodes certainly worth a visit.