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RHODES IN ONE DAY - GREAT OVERVIEW OF THE ISLAND - Up to 4 People

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Stop At: Medieval City, Rhodes Town 85100 Greece

From the pier (or your selected starting point) we visit/drive via the Medieval City (World Heritage Site) where you can get your pictures from outside of the most important monuments. ATTENTION: if you start the tour after 8:30 AM, we’ll skip the short visit/drive in the Old Town as the Gates closes for cars at 9:00 AM - after 9:00 AM only pedestrians can walk in. We can finish the tour later at the gate of the Medieval City so you can visit it and walk back to the ship. The Old Town from the Cruise port is a 10 min flat walk.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Colossus of Rhodes, Rhodes Town 851 00 Greece

We continue out of the Old Town and pass the Historical Buildings we visit the Old Harbor, where according to the tradition, the Colossus of Rhodes once stood - One of the seven wonders of the ancient world. At the entrance of the old harbor, atop tall columns, stand the two bronze deer - characteristic landmarks of the island. We can help with your pictures with background the deer, one the many significant landmarks of Rhodes (You get out of the car for photos)

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Church of the Annunciation, Platia Eleftherias New Town Greece

Close to the entrance of the Old Port is the Church of the Annunciation that houses amazing gothic wall paintings by Fotis Kontoglou and impressive chandeliers. Today it is the town’s cathedral (Optional Visit)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Acropolis of Rhodes, Diagoridon 68, Rhodes Town 851 00 Greece

We drive to Acropolis of Rhodes (with the car no climb)
On the way you see the North point of the Island where the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea meet. Once we come to (Monte Smith) Acropolis of Rhodes Town, we stop at a vantage point for a Panoramic view of the City (get your photos and feel the breeze of the Aegean Sea). We continue and see from a vantage point (get out of the car and take your photos from a vantage point, so you don't need to walk in) the Temple of Apollo, the Greek Stadium, and the Ancient Theater


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Anthony Quinn Bay, Faliraki Greece

After finishing with the Highlights of Rhodes Town we drive 50km / 32 miles South East of the Island to Lindos - On the way you visit the Anthony Quinn Bay - Takes its name from the famous Hollywood actor, who owns a large property in this area. Since filming the "Guns of Navarone" movie in Rhodes Island - Scenic (You get out of the car visit the place and take your photos)


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Savvas Ceramics, Ethniki Odos Rodou - Lindou, Kalathos 851 02 Greece

On the way to Lindos you can choose an optional short stop at a pottery workshop where the traditional pottery of Rhodes is made. You can see the wonderful pieces of art, and watch the potter working at his wheel. You can even learn the mystery of the Pythagorean cup!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Village of Lindos, Lindos Rhodes, Greece Greece

One mile before Lindos we stop at a vantage point for a panoramic picture of the Acropolis, the Village, and the Port of Lindos - Scemic
Then we drive into the Village at the main square so you can:
Option A) To walk the alleys of Lindos and climb up the Acropolis or ride the donkeys
Option B) Just explore the white village, walk the alleys of Lindos (no climb up to acropolis)
You have one hour to spend in Lindos (village and Acropolis) In case you need more time please let us know on time of booking so we can modify the tour to your needs


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Acropolis of Lindos, Lindos 851 07 Greece

Walk through Lindos Village and up the many steps and narrow uphill cobblestone pathways to the summit of the Acropolis to see the magnificent remains of past civilizations. Marvel at the 4th century B.C. Doric Temple of Athena Lindia, a double winged portico, a Byzantine church and the fortifications of the Knights, including the remains of the Governor’s quarters. This view is truly panoramic
You have 30 min for the Acropolis and 30 min for the village (the previous stop) Total Time in Lindos one hour. In case you need more time in Lindos please let us know on time of booking so we can modify the tour to your needs

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Agios Pavlos Beach, Lindos 851 07 Greece

Later we meet you at the main square of Lindos Village and drive you down to the Saint Paul's bay, where the apostle is said to have landed in the year 51 AD to preach Christianity to the Rhodians. From this point you can also view the cave where the film “The Guns of Navarone” was filmed - Wild Nature Landscape (You get out of the car to take your photos)

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Haraki, 85102 Greece

On the way back from Lindos you stop for Delicious Snack or Lunch Experience (at your own expense) at the Haraki seaside village at the Mediterranean Sea right on the water’s edge, with fresh seafood - Greek cuisine and excellent local wines - Scenic

At the beginning and at the end of the tourist season, we may change the restaurant at the sea with a traditional Greek restaurant
(traditional Greek restaurant is from November to end of April)


Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Filerimos Monastery, Filerimos 851 01 Greece

After finishing lunch, we drive from the East to the West Coast and visit Monte Filerimos - Ancient Acropolis of Ialyssos. Panoramic view of the West Coast - with the car, no climb. The plateau of Filerimos rises nearly 267 meter / 876 feet above sea level. Here you’ll visit the Church of Our Lady, built upon the foundations of the ancient temple of Athena. You’ll also see the exterior of the monastery and courtyard. On the right hand side there is a beautiful tree sheltered pathway the “Way of the Cross” This is a series of shrines with relief scenes of the Passion, which leads from the main square to the west edge of the plateau to the 16 meter / 48 feet cross, from which you can enjoy a stunning view.
(From June 15th - Sept 15th - upon request - we can skip this attraction and add a visit to the "Valley of the Butterflies")

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Ialysos beach, Ialissou, Ialyssos 851 01 Greece

And through Ialyssos and Ixia Beach of the west coastal road, back to Rhodes Old City for independent browsing, or to the ship. The Medieval City (Old City) is a 10 min flat walk from the cruise port
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
A) RHODES CRUISE PORT: We'll meet you at the dockside, just out of your ship with a sign on the vehicle showing your name. Usually beside the tour buses of your cruise line. We are licensed to get into the dockside. Rhodes is a dock port (All passengers disembark right at the pier, no tender boats or cable cars) so it’s easy to disembark.
B) HOTEL: We pickup from any hotel in Rhodes Town (our headquarters). On the East Coast of the island we pickup till Kolymbia (25km / 15 miles from Rhodes Town). On the West Coast of the island till the Airport (14km / 8,6 miles from Rhodes Town). For other parts of the island we provide transportation with additional fee. We'll meet you at your Hotel (just out of the lobby) with a sign on the vehicle showing your name.
C) RHODES DIAGORAS AIRPORT: We will meet you at the airport gate, with a sign showing your name


Airports

  • Diagoras Airport, Greece


Ports
Rhodes Cruise Port
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

7/2/2019 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • English-Speaking Knowledgeable Driver - Specialize in Private Shore Excursions
  • Mercedes Benz Airconditioned Cars - High Safety Standards
  • Personalized Customer Service - Respect for your freedom and individuality
  • 100% Flexibility - We will help with changes on the Go - In the time frame of your tour (7:00 hours)
  • Back to the Ship on Time - If you are a Cruise Ship Passengers
Exclusions
  • Food, Drinks, Gratuities
  • Lindos Acropolis 12 Euros p. p. Filerimos Acropolis 6 Euros p.p.(Optional Visits)
  • Tour Extensions - We can Extend the Tour with Additional Fee - You may speak to your driver
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis of Lindos
  • Entry/Admission - Haraki
  • Entry/Admission - Filerimos Monastery
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

A group of 3 of us joined Rhodes Island Private Tours in July. Thank you so much for the tour to Nicholas especially teaming us up with Mahir. Mahir told us that Nicholas noticed our names were Turkish and decided to team us up with...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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NicholasRhodes, Owner at Rhodes Shore Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such nice comments. Everyone on our team is very experienced with the cruise passengers and we are keen to help & accommodate any request if we can. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back...More

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