Rhodes

EXCURSIONS - RHODES

Rhodes City

City Tour

Start your tour with a drive to Mount Smith once the Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes. From the tumbled massive pillars of the temple of Athena, the view encompasses the Temple of Apollo, the stadium of Diagoras and the port. Enter the fortified city through the Amboise Gate and walk to the Palace of the Grand Masters.

You will continue down the Street of the Knights, its paths paved with colourful marble and superb mosaics, past medieval towers and emblazoned facades. You will also have free time to do some shopping at the bazaar.

Type of excursion: Culture & shopping/ half day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes 1 hours
Old Town (D’Amboise Gate) 2 hours
Free time in Old Town 1 hour
Back to Hotel 14:30-15:00 or 18:30-19:00 in afternoon tour
Butterflies Valley - Rhodes

Island Tour

Pick up from your hotel. Arrival at Lindos the most famous and beautiful spot of the island. Lindos is an attractive village of small white houses and narrow streets where cars are not allowed. It is also the site of an ancient acropolis from where the view is breathtaking. Our next stop is at the Venetian castle of Monolithos. On the top of the 300 m rock there is a small church dedicated to Saint Panteleimon.

Then we visit the village of Siana where we stop for Souma and honey tasting, the two traditional products of the island and finally we reach Embona where we have a traditional Greek lunch. At Embona people have the chance to see a small family wine factory with many awards and medals worldwide as Embona is a place where grapes can grow in ideal conditions. Our last visit is at the Butterflies valley.*

This valley is home to thousands of butterflies that flood the valley in order to reproduce and is a biotope unique in the world, surviving untouched in its own dimension. The Valley runs the river Pelekanos, which is fed by small, rushing waterfalls.

*Butterflies season July – Sep. / before and after season stop will be at Filerimos

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Acropolis of Lindos guided tour 2½ hours
Monolithos photo stop 15 minutes
Siana commercial stop (local products) 20 minutes
Embona lunch 1 hour
Winery stop (Emery) 30 minutes
Butterflies valley 1 hour
Back to Hotel 17:00-18:00
Symi Island by boat

Symi Island by boat

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Rhodes harbor. This boat trip takes you to the perfectly formed harbour of Symi one of the most beautiful picture-postcard Venetian village with neo classical white and pastel yellow houses.

There you have free time to walk through the narrow streets, shop for local handicrafts and natural sponges, eat fresh seafood in a local tavern or soak up some sun in an open air café. In the south of the island along the inlet stands the massive building of Panormitis Monastery.

This monastery is dedicated to the Archangel Michael and has a charming bell tower and a beautiful 12th century church. It is a well-known spot of great interest and attracts many visitors and worshippers who come to see the Byzantine frescoes and engraved temple full of golden offerings.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Panormitis Monastery 1 hour
Symi Island 3 hours
Back to Hotel 19:00-20:00
Chalki Island by boat

Chalki Island by boat

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Kamiros Skala harbor. This boat trip takes you to the small paradise Chalki. Time has not touched this small fishing island, it’s the ideal place for those who want to avoid crowded and cosmopolitan tourist resorts and seek for a quiet place as there are not many cars, not many shops, no bars, no disco and no water sports.

The small (400m) port is very beautiful with pretty colorful houses, fishing boats, small coffee shops and few fish taverns. You will have plenty of time to walk around to swim at the crystal turquoise water or to enjoy a delicious lunch with fresh fish.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Chalki Island (Kamiros port) 3½ hours
Back to Hotel 18:00-19:00
Marmaris

Marmaris

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Rhodes harbor. Discover with us a foreign culture and a different continent. After only one hour trip with a (hydrofoil – Catamaran) you reach the coast of Asia Minor – Turkey. Explore the popular resort of Marmaris by a city tour and see its beautiful red covered houses surrounded by green mountains and the Bay of Mermaids. Visit a typical jewelry - leather shop.

Feel the exotic atmosphere, the oriental sounds and the smell of the spices. Typical are the narrow streets with the bazaars, the boutiques, the art shops, the jewelry and the leather and carpet shops. Other very famous Turkish products are embroidery and pine honey.

What you must not forget is that you have to bargain in order to get the right price! Walk in the lively bazaars and feel free to be invited for mint tea or a small talk. Experience two different countries in one day.

Type of excursion: Recreation, culture & shopping / full day
Should take: passport, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Marmaris 5 hours
Back to Hotel 19:00-20:00
Greek Night

Greek Night

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Afandu Village. A fantastic night out for everyone, find out how Greeks have fun, join the Greek ballet and dance Zorbas the Greek.

This is a great chance to feel the Greek hospitality in a traditional family tavern with original Greek specialties (village bread, tzatziki, Greek salad, and souvlaki) and free flowing local wine. You will experience an unforgettable party with folklore music from all over Greece.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / half day
Should take: camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Afandu village 3½ hours
Included Typical Greek food and local drinks
Back to Hotel 23:00-00:30
4x4 Safari North

4x4 Safari North

The day is a mixture of beautiful nature, panoramic views, exciting off-road driving, traditional Greek villages and lots of fun. We start in the morning with pickups at the hotels. We drive through Maritsa and immediately start off-road driving.

Passing through Psinthos and riverbed (with water) we will go to the Seven Springs for a coffee stop and to guide the group through the tunnel as well. After half an hour we will continue the off road and the next stop will be at Fountoukli (a beautiful 15th century memorial).

Then off again for another bumpy drive through the mountains before heading towards the Aegean. Partly off-road again we’ll drive down to Fanes to have free time for lunch and a swim stop at the beach. Enjoy Greek specialties like souvlaki & tzatziki. We continue from Ag. Sylla and are passing breathtaking views and unbelievable steep hills.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / half day
Should take: camera, sunglasses, hat, swimming suits and driving license

Stops Approximate time of stay
Mountain, beach, rivers 6 hours
Back to Hotel 17:00-18:00
East Coast by boat

East Coast by boat

We start in the morning with pickups at the hotels and drive you to the Mandraki Harbor in Rhodes town. We depart by boat along the east part of the island. Our swim stops* will be at:

  • Anthony Quinn
  • Tsambika Beach - For a swim stop approx. 2hours stop + lunch on board
  • Afandou Beach
  • Kalithea Beach

*Due to weather conditions the swim stops may vary and can be adapted by the captain.

Type of excursion: Recreation / full day
Should take: camera, sunglasses, hat, swimming suits

Stops Approximate time of stay
Several swim stops 6 hours
Included Lunch on boat (drinks exclu.)
Back to Hotel 17:00-18:00
Lindos by boat

Lindos by boat

We start in the morning with pickups at the hotels and drive you to the Mandraki Harbor in Rhodes town. We depart by boat along the east part of the island to Lindos. Arrival at Lindos the most famous and beautiful spot of the island.

Lindos is an attractive village of small white houses and narrow streets where cars are not allowed. It is also the site of an ancient acropolis from where the view is breathtaking. You can explore the tow and the Acropolis easily by food before returning back to the city of Rhodes.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Free time 2½ hours
Back to Hotel 18:00-19:00
Fethiye by boat

Fethiye by boat

This excursion will promise you a fantastic historical experience in the beautiful region of Fethiye. After your departure from Rhodes a light breakfast will be served on the boat. When you arrive in Fethiye you will meet your guide and this is where your discovery of Fethiye history will begin. Your first stop will be at the Fethiye amphitheater followed by the Lycian rock tombs and then up to the beautiful Kaya Village.

After visiting these wonderful and historical sites will savour the delights of our traditional Turkish delight at the Fethiye Turkish Delight factory. Please take this opportunity to sample these sweet delicacies.

Shopping finished we will return to Fethiye where you will have the option of joining us at the famous Fethiye Fish Market where you can enjoy freshly caught sea fish cooked for you. Or if you prefer you can enjoy free time wandering the old Fethiye Bazar before returning trip to Rhodes.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Passport, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Free time 2½ hours
Back to Hotel 19:00-20:00

 

 

Rhodes

EXCURSIONS - RHODES

Rhodes City

City Tour

Start your tour with a drive to Mount Smith once the Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes. From the tumbled massive pillars of the temple of Athena, the view encompasses the Temple of Apollo, the stadium of Diagoras and the port. Enter the fortified city through the Amboise Gate and walk to the Palace of the Grand Masters.

You will continue down the Street of the Knights, its paths paved with colourful marble and superb mosaics, past medieval towers and emblazoned facades. You will also have free time to do some shopping at the bazaar.

Type of excursion: Culture & shopping/ half day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes 1 hours
Old Town (D’Amboise Gate) 2 hours
Free time in Old Town 1 hour
Back to Hotel 14:30-15:00 or 18:30-19:00 in afternoon tour
Butterflies Valley - Rhodes

Island Tour

Pick up from your hotel. Arrival at Lindos the most famous and beautiful spot of the island. Lindos is an attractive village of small white houses and narrow streets where cars are not allowed. It is also the site of an ancient acropolis from where the view is breathtaking. Our next stop is at the Venetian castle of Monolithos. On the top of the 300 m rock there is a small church dedicated to Saint Panteleimon.

Then we visit the village of Siana where we stop for Souma and honey tasting, the two traditional products of the island and finally we reach Embona where we have a traditional Greek lunch. At Embona people have the chance to see a small family wine factory with many awards and medals worldwide as Embona is a place where grapes can grow in ideal conditions. Our last visit is at the Butterflies valley.*

This valley is home to thousands of butterflies that flood the valley in order to reproduce and is a biotope unique in the world, surviving untouched in its own dimension. The Valley runs the river Pelekanos, which is fed by small, rushing waterfalls.

*Butterflies season July – Sep. / before and after season stop will be at Filerimos

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Acropolis of Lindos guided tour 2½ hours
Monolithos photo stop 15 minutes
Siana commercial stop (local products) 20 minutes
Embona lunch 1 hour
Winery stop (Emery) 30 minutes
Butterflies valley 1 hour
Back to Hotel 17:00-18:00
Symi Island by boat

Symi Island by boat

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Rhodes harbor. This boat trip takes you to the perfectly formed harbour of Symi one of the most beautiful picture-postcard Venetian village with neo classical white and pastel yellow houses.

There you have free time to walk through the narrow streets, shop for local handicrafts and natural sponges, eat fresh seafood in a local tavern or soak up some sun in an open air café. In the south of the island along the inlet stands the massive building of Panormitis Monastery.

This monastery is dedicated to the Archangel Michael and has a charming bell tower and a beautiful 12th century church. It is a well-known spot of great interest and attracts many visitors and worshippers who come to see the Byzantine frescoes and engraved temple full of golden offerings.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Panormitis Monastery 1 hour
Symi Island 3 hours
Back to Hotel 19:00-20:00
Chalki Island by boat

Chalki Island by boat

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Kamiros Skala harbor. This boat trip takes you to the small paradise Chalki. Time has not touched this small fishing island, it’s the ideal place for those who want to avoid crowded and cosmopolitan tourist resorts and seek for a quiet place as there are not many cars, not many shops, no bars, no disco and no water sports.

The small (400m) port is very beautiful with pretty colorful houses, fishing boats, small coffee shops and few fish taverns. You will have plenty of time to walk around to swim at the crystal turquoise water or to enjoy a delicious lunch with fresh fish.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Chalki Island (Kamiros port) 3½ hours
Back to Hotel 18:00-19:00
Marmaris

Marmaris

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Rhodes harbor. Discover with us a foreign culture and a different continent. After only one hour trip with a (hydrofoil – Catamaran) you reach the coast of Asia Minor – Turkey. Explore the popular resort of Marmaris by a city tour and see its beautiful red covered houses surrounded by green mountains and the Bay of Mermaids. Visit a typical jewelry - leather shop.

Feel the exotic atmosphere, the oriental sounds and the smell of the spices. Typical are the narrow streets with the bazaars, the boutiques, the art shops, the jewelry and the leather and carpet shops. Other very famous Turkish products are embroidery and pine honey.

What you must not forget is that you have to bargain in order to get the right price! Walk in the lively bazaars and feel free to be invited for mint tea or a small talk. Experience two different countries in one day.

Type of excursion: Recreation, culture & shopping / full day
Should take: passport, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Marmaris 5 hours
Back to Hotel 19:00-20:00
Greek Night

Greek Night

Pick up from your hotel and arrival at Afandu Village. A fantastic night out for everyone, find out how Greeks have fun, join the Greek ballet and dance Zorbas the Greek.

This is a great chance to feel the Greek hospitality in a traditional family tavern with original Greek specialties (village bread, tzatziki, Greek salad, and souvlaki) and free flowing local wine. You will experience an unforgettable party with folklore music from all over Greece.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / half day
Should take: camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Afandu village 3½ hours
Included Typical Greek food and local drinks
Back to Hotel 23:00-00:30
4x4 Safari North

4x4 Safari North

The day is a mixture of beautiful nature, panoramic views, exciting off-road driving, traditional Greek villages and lots of fun. We start in the morning with pickups at the hotels. We drive through Maritsa and immediately start off-road driving.

Passing through Psinthos and riverbed (with water) we will go to the Seven Springs for a coffee stop and to guide the group through the tunnel as well. After half an hour we will continue the off road and the next stop will be at Fountoukli (a beautiful 15th century memorial).

Then off again for another bumpy drive through the mountains before heading towards the Aegean. Partly off-road again we’ll drive down to Fanes to have free time for lunch and a swim stop at the beach. Enjoy Greek specialties like souvlaki & tzatziki. We continue from Ag. Sylla and are passing breathtaking views and unbelievable steep hills.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / half day
Should take: camera, sunglasses, hat, swimming suits and driving license

Stops Approximate time of stay
Mountain, beach, rivers 6 hours
Back to Hotel 17:00-18:00
East Coast by boat

East Coast by boat

We start in the morning with pickups at the hotels and drive you to the Mandraki Harbor in Rhodes town. We depart by boat along the east part of the island. Our swim stops* will be at:

  • Anthony Quinn
  • Tsambika Beach - For a swim stop approx. 2hours stop + lunch on board
  • Afandou Beach
  • Kalithea Beach

*Due to weather conditions the swim stops may vary and can be adapted by the captain.

Type of excursion: Recreation / full day
Should take: camera, sunglasses, hat, swimming suits

Stops Approximate time of stay
Several swim stops 6 hours
Included Lunch on boat (drinks exclu.)
Back to Hotel 17:00-18:00
Lindos by boat

Lindos by boat

We start in the morning with pickups at the hotels and drive you to the Mandraki Harbor in Rhodes town. We depart by boat along the east part of the island to Lindos. Arrival at Lindos the most famous and beautiful spot of the island.

Lindos is an attractive village of small white houses and narrow streets where cars are not allowed. It is also the site of an ancient acropolis from where the view is breathtaking. You can explore the tow and the Acropolis easily by food before returning back to the city of Rhodes.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Free time 2½ hours
Back to Hotel 18:00-19:00
Fethiye by boat

Fethiye by boat

This excursion will promise you a fantastic historical experience in the beautiful region of Fethiye. After your departure from Rhodes a light breakfast will be served on the boat. When you arrive in Fethiye you will meet your guide and this is where your discovery of Fethiye history will begin. Your first stop will be at the Fethiye amphitheater followed by the Lycian rock tombs and then up to the beautiful Kaya Village.

After visiting these wonderful and historical sites will savour the delights of our traditional Turkish delight at the Fethiye Turkish Delight factory. Please take this opportunity to sample these sweet delicacies.

Shopping finished we will return to Fethiye where you will have the option of joining us at the famous Fethiye Fish Market where you can enjoy freshly caught sea fish cooked for you. Or if you prefer you can enjoy free time wandering the old Fethiye Bazar before returning trip to Rhodes.

Type of excursion: Recreation & culture / full day
Should take: Passport, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Free time 2½ hours
Back to Hotel 19:00-20:00