City Tour Half Day (Duration 41/2
The tour first stop is at Monte Smith where ancient
monuments are situated, the temple of Apollo, the ancient Odeon Theatre
and the Stadium. The tour arrives at one of the many gates of the
Medieval City where guests will be given the chance to see the Castle
of the Knights, Chevaliers Road and various Renaissance inns. There
will be free time to wander down the cobbled streets lined with small
bazaar type shops displaying clothes, leather and traditional Rhodian
crafts for shopping.
Lindos Half-Day (Duration 41/2 hours)
Upon arrival in Lindos, one of the three ancient cities
of the island, you will be captivated by the lovely view of the Bay
of Lindos . At the foot of the Acropolis is St. Paul 's Bay where
it is believed the Apostle landed. The white washed houses and the
narrow streets of the village are an enchanting sight, as is the
Byzantine Church of St John and the famous classic Temple of Athena
Lindia . On the return drive the tour stops at the Village of Archangelos
for guests to view the ancient art of ceramic pottery with an option
to purchase any at excellent prices.
Lindos & Seven Springs Full-Day (Duration
This excursion encompasses all the above and much more. The tour
allows the group to relax and enjoy swimming in the beautiful bay
of Lindos . Lunch (optional) may be taken at a seaside restaurant
and of course there is ample time to wander at leisure through the
narrow streets of the village with its unique shops.
In addition to Lindos (3 1/2 - 4 hours) stay, you will have the
opportunity to visit the Seven Springs. A sight of natural beauty
with the sent of pine on every breath, with wooden bridges, trickling
streams with wild peacocks and ducks. Adventure seekers may walk
around the footpaths searching out the source of each of the seven
springs, and pass through the tunnel that takes you from one side
of the valley to the other.
Kamiros & Butterflies
(Duration 41/2 hours)
After a scenic drive down the west coast of the island,
viewing diversified villages, we ascend to the hill top of Ancient
Kamiros. The archaeological site was built on the slopes with a long
street in the center that reached the Acropolis at the top. After
leaving Kamiros, we continue to the Valley of the Butterflies, an
idyllic and unique ecological setting of trees, streams and waterfalls.
From June to September thousands of butterflies take refuge in the
crevices during daylight hours.
Filerimos & Butterflies
(Duration 4 1/2 hours)
After a short drive to the west coast, we will ascent
to the top of Filerimos hill, where you will visit the monastery
of Our Lady and the remains of the ancient acropolis of Ialysos,
one of the three ancient cities of Rhodes . Visitors can walk along
a ' Golgotha ',
a tree sheltered pathway with a series of shrines with scenes of
the Passion. This footway leads to an enormous imposing cross, from
the top of which one can cherish the outstanding view of villages
and bright green valleys that are generously stretched around. After
leaving Filerimos, we follow a scenic drive down to the west coast
of the island, viewing diversified villages to reach the Valley of
the Butterflies: an idyllic and unique ecological setting, being
a true pride of nature with narrow rock walkways, lakes decorated
by water-lilies, rustic bridges, running waters, waterfalls and resting
places. The Valley is stocked by pine trees, loaded with millions
of brown-red butterflies (a moth of panaxia quadripunktaria) from
mid June to September. A smell of retsina spreads around all the
way to the top of the valley together with a fresh caress of the
Island Tour (Duration 9 hours)
This tour is designed to give the visitor a diverse
view of the culture and the magnificent landscape in the island of
Rhodes including villages such as Embona (viewing and sampling wine
making with the option to buy any favorites), Sianna (can shop for
ouzo and honey), Monolithos (seeing the medieval castle), lunch on
the east coast, Genadi (for swimming), Lardos and Kalathos and before
ending, a ride to Archangelos for a coffee and to view the ancient
art of ceramic pottery.
Village Festival (escorted) Dinner and wine included
After a drive along the West Coast of the
Island we arrive at the Village of Pastida where we are taken for
a short visit to a traditional Greek house. We then make our way
to the venue where we are greeted by the dancers in their local costumes.
This is an opportunity to try some 'Greek maze and sample some local
wine. You will be entertained throughout your meal by the dancers
and then given the chance to join in and learn the steps.
evening escorted excursion
A chance to visit Rhodes Old City at its best, which
is in the evening when it is bustling with life, take a walk along
Socrates Street, stop and browse in one of the many beautiful shops,
be brave venture off into the small cobbled side streets and see
how the locals live within the walls of this Medieval City. Lots
of restaurants (some of the best fish restaurants on the island are
here), have a drink in one of the many cafes, spend a magical evening
in this charming Old City
Lindos by Night evening escorted excursion
Visit the beautiful village of Lindos in the evening when all the
small cobbled streets are alive with people meandering along taking
in all the quaint little shops along the way. Take advantage of the
many taverns and bars, sit back and enjoy this beautiful village
which is dominated by the Acropolis of Lindos.
Simi by boat (Duration 9 hours)
After being picked-up from their hotels the guests will be met at
Mandraki Harbor by our professional escort to set sail at 09:00 .
They arrive in Simi town after approximately 2 ¼ hours and
have time for leisure to explore the quaint shops in search for natural
sea sponges an cooking spices or have fresh fish lunch (not included).
After lunch the boat sets sail for Panormitis and here there is time
allowed to see the Monastery of St Michael, swimming and sunbathing
before returning to Rhodes .
Turkey by hydrofoil (Duration 9 hours)
Upon arrival in Marmaris , Turkey (one hour by Hydrofoil)
there is a short drive through the harbor and bazaar area to visit
a local carpet shop to learn the history and how carpets are made.
Here the guests are free to wander around the many boutiques to shop
and enjoy an authentic Turkish lunch (not included) Turkey has many
products at excellent prices and among the best purchases are their
leather goods, music (tapes and cds), clothes and carpets (Most currencies