7 DAYS TOUR:
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09:00- 13:00 Old Town tour: Although there are many gates, we suggest that you first enter through Eleftheria (Liberty) Gate, where you’ll come to Plateia Simi (Simi square), containing ruins of the Temple of Venus
Simi square is also home to the Municipal Art Gallery of Rhodes, above the Museum Reproduction Shop.
The most beautiful part of the old town is called “Street of the Knights”. It’s medieval grandeur, which has been preserved and has survived throughout the centuries.
At the end of the “Street of the Knights” you will find the stately “Palace of the Grand Master”, which dominates the entire old town.
13:30-15:30 Antony Queen Beach/Ladiko: The beach is found within a small cove, officially called Vagies. However, after the film “The Guns of Navarone” was shot there, the locals named the beach “ Anthony Quinn”, the movie star of the film. It is considered one of the loveliest and calmest beaches all over the island.
09:00- 12:00 New Market tour: across the street from the New Market is the harbor called Mandraki. Opposite the small old harbor of Mandraki, stands the fort of Saint Nicholas. At the entrance to the harbor, upon tall columns, stand the two bronze deer – characteristic landmarks of the island.
Much of the new city was built by Mussolini and there are a large number of Art Decco buildings mixed in with modern apartment buildings and neo-classic architecture. Some of the most impressive buildings are the National Theater, the Courts, the City Hall and the Governers Palace all located in the same area beyond Elefterias Square, on the western side of the Mandraki harbor.
The Church of the Annunciation was originally a Catholic Cathedral.
The imposing “Hotel of the Roses” was built by the Italians in 1932. Today house’s the “Casino Rodos”.
If you continue along the coast you come to the popular town beach and the Aquarium where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean.
12:30 – 15:30 Afantou beach/Traganou : crystal clean waters and rock caves enter the fantastic Traganou beach.
18:00 Monte Smith (Ag. Ioannis hill): The time that you visit Monte Smith varies by the season in order to see the sunset.
The Hill of Monte Smith is the site of the Acropolis of ancient Rhodes. The Green and beautifully laid out archaeological park contains the Hellenistic stadium, built in the 3rd centuryBC.
Enjoy the spectacular view of the sunset from the hill of Monte Smith in Rhodes.
09:00-13:30: Lindos: You will find the most important archaeological monuments at the acropolis, but interesting ruins are scattered at various points within the town and just outside it as well. Enjoy the Beautiful sandy beach.
14:00 -15:30: Seven Springs: offers a cool magical landscape, a real oasis even in the heat of high summer it is swamped in greenery. It’s worth a walk through the 186m tunnel that drives you to a lake. If you walk next to the lake you will see a small waterfall.
16:00-18:00: Kallithea: the Bay of Kallithea has long been famous for its heeling waters that sprang from the surrounding rocks. Beautiful beach especially for those that loves snorkeling.
09:00-10:30 Filerimos: A fantastic place to enjoy a panoramic view of the deep blue Aegean sea as it stretches toward the Ionian coast. Here the knights built a Monastery that is surrounded by cloisters and have cells. This monastery was restored by the Italians. Along the right side of a path called Calvary (Golgothàs), there are scenes of the Passions of Jesus.
11:10-13:00 Butterfly Valley : Is a beautiful natural spot in Rhodes Island. Within the forest there are shady walks and a restaurant overlooking a waterfall.
13:40 -14:30 Kameiros ruins: Kamiros (Kameiros) was an ancient city, the ruins of which include an acropolis.
14:40 – 16:00 Kamiros scala : a small port on the west side of Rhodes that boats leave for Halki island. Enjoy fresh fish with a sea view.
16:10 – 17:00 Kritinia castle: The Medieval Castle of Kritinia stands on a hill above the village and offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and the port of Kameiros.
09:00-10:30 Profitis Ilias: Is the second highest mountain in Rhodes. In its banks are built small traditional villages. Going up the hill of Profitis Ilias you will see two stylish hotels “Elafos” and “Elafina” with special architecture.
11:15 -12:30 Embona: Is one of the most popular suggestions for a trip that combines folklore, a lively atmosphere and good food. Embonas is also the most important grape -producing village on the island.
13:00-14:00: Sianna: The mountain village of Sianna is beautifully situated at the foot of Mount Acramitis. Sianna is famous for its delicious homemade yoghurt, made from sheep milk with bee honey and little nuts on top.
14:15-16:00: Monolithos : is a small mountain village. Olives, honey, wine and the strong aperitif “souma” are the main products in this village. Monolithos Castle is one of the four most powerful fortresses of Rhodes. It is 237m high and has a magnificent view to the sea.
16:20-17:30 Profilia: Is another picturesque traditional village of Southern Rhodes with white houses.
09:00-11:30 Ormos Apollakias( Apolakia Bay): Is a very long beach of outstanding beauty, which at the same time is an important protected biotope. The whole bay, full of dunes with an interesting coastal ecosystem, and the places where wild cedar tree “Juniperus oxycedrus” grows are protected by the European Network “Natura 2000”.
12:00-13:20 Prasonisi: Prasonisi consists of two bays, the eastern and the western. In the middle of the two bays is the magnificent sandy beach of Prasonisi, making an absolutely fantastic landscape.
14:00-15:00: Asklipio : The mountainous village is situated amphitheatrically and has a special natural beauty. The most important feature of Asklipio is the Medieval Castle that was built by the knights in 13th century. The white mass of small traditional houses is a typical example of the folklore architecture.
15:30- 17:30: Haraki/ Agia Agathi beach: Golden coast
09:00-12:00 Panagia Tsampika: The old monastery is built on top of a hill. Stunning views if you’re able to drive up the steep hill and then climb the 300 steps.
12:30-15:00 Tsambika beach Tsambika (or Tsampika) is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches on Rhodes.
15:15- 17:00 Lardos :You will find many of the friendly locals enjoy sitting in the cafeneions in the square drinking Greek coffee or the local ouzo, while talking and playing Tavly (the equivalent of backgammon). The beautiful sandy beach of Lardos is a winner of the European Blue Flag Small Pebble & Sandy Beach Award.