Duration: 7 hours
Pick up locations: Hotels, Resorts, Airport, Port.
If you arrive in Rhodes on a cruise ship, will meet your licensed tour guide at the pier to start your private tour.
This tour is the perfect full day trip for those who are interested in the history of Rhodes, and want to explore its rich past. What you will see on this Full Day tour of Rhodes….
CITY OF RHODES:
This part of the city lies within huge fortified walls with 7 gates. The streets are of true medieval architecture and many historical sights are located in the old city.
-Palace of Grandmaster (A very unique and interesting 7th century castle)
-Street of the Knights
-Hospital of the Knights which is also home to the Archeological Museum of Rhodes
New town is not all that new, built around 1522, it has mainly Italian influence on the architecture. This part of the city is filled with restaurants, souvenir shops, and jewelry stores.
The old harbor of Rhodes is home to what once was considered to be one of the Wonders of the ancient world, Colossus of Rhodes. Destroyed by an earthquake, 2 deer statues mark where the huge statue once stood.
Acropolis of Rhodes:
The Acropolis is still being excavated, but it has shed a major light onto life back in the ancient times.
Temple of Appollo and the Greek Stadium are examples of what visitors should expect to see.
FILERIMOS: (Approx. 45 min drive)
Filerimos is a plateau that was once home to a religious city. The view is breathtaking and the old buildings, foundations, and ruins will transport you back in time.
VALLEY OF THE BUTTERFLIES
A natural reserve, unique of its kind. This area is a green valley and it becomes overwhelmed during spring and autumn months with butterflies of the Panaxia genus, species Quadripunctaria Poda. The river Pelekanos runs through the valley and there are many waterfalls scattered throughout. Disturbing the butterflies is strictly prohibited. Visitors are only allowed to look at them as they stroll through the narrow paths of the valley and discover the natural beauty of Rhodes.
In the end of the tour, you will be driven back to Rhodes Port.
Private Vehicle, fuels, tolls (wherever exist), parking fee, English-speaking driver, Professional English or French-speaking guide, insurance covery of the passengers up to ?500,000 in total, VAT and all taxes.
*Entrance fees in archaeological and historical sites, hotel accommodation wherever needed, beverages and meals.
Grand Masters Palace- per Adult 6 euro
Rhodes Archaeological Museum- per Adult 3 euro
Acropolis of Lindos-per Adult 6 euro
In all Sites – per Child (under 17 with passport) Free
Sundays or Holidays: * Supplement per vehicle 140 euro
* Charge for driver and tour guide based on labor legislation in Greece.
* NOTE: !!! Our Guides are LICENSED and Members of the Union official Guides in Greece.
** NOTE: !!! Our Drivers are Professionals and English speaking.
Please note that not allowed Taxi drivers, Minivan drivers and Bus drivers to do the job of the tour guides, this is prohibited by Greek law.
The tour guide profession is protected by the Greek legislation
Our Company from its establishment until now, works only with official, professional, licensed tour guides.
Please note that in case you may wish to book a private tour through our website, in no way means that you are obliged to follow the exact route of showing the proposed tour.
You have the ability to change the order of the sites, to remove or add attractions, provided it does not exceed the time duration and distances that you have already booked.
We are flexible to any changes that you may wish during your private tour, our aim is your complete satisfaction.
Our drivers and our licensed tour guides are at your disposal in order to provide you with the best service.
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