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From Rhodes: Symi Island Full Day Trip by Boat

1. From Rhodes: Symi Island Full Day Trip by Boat

Start your experience at the port, where you'll receive your boarding card and a map with information about Symi Island. It takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to reach the island of Symi. You can sit on the deck or inside, wherever you feel is most comfortable. The first stop will be the Monastery of Archangel Michael Panormitis where you will have approximately 1-hour of free time for your individual visit. You can light a candle or walk around and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this holy place. After continue the boat cruise, following the precise boarding time provided at the front of the boat. Enjoy a scenic 1-hour cruise around the island’s west coast, including a small 20 min stop by the famous Bay of St. George for a swim (during the hot summer months, usually on Tuesdays and Saturdays (subject to change)). Entering the little harbor of Symi you will be amazed by the colorful houses and many private sailing boats and yachts. You will then have approximately 3.5 hours of free time for your visit. Symi village is full of beautiful, neo-classical mansions, folk and art shops, many cafeterias, hospitable taverns, and stalls with sponges and wooden carvings. Feel the authentic atmosphere, have a casual walk through the port, get the fun train for a great drive through Symi town, go for a swim or enjoy a nice meal in one of the many sea-front taverns.

Rhodes to Marmaris Full-Day Trip by Boat

2. Rhodes to Marmaris Full-Day Trip by Boat

Embark at the tourist port of Rhodes and cross the Aegean to the magical seaside resort of Marmaris. Discover how Marmaris has evolved from a tiny fishing village into a popular tourist resort with numerous restaurants, bars, shops, and a bustling marina. Explore at your own pace and use the time to visit the medieval castle on the hilltop. Stroll around the Old Town to see the traditional houses and visit a museum with archaeological finds from Knidos, Datça, and various shipwrecks. Try the local cuisine or go to the bazaar to purchase spices, traditional artwork, and sweets. Take an optional shopping tour of Marmaris by bus. Enjoy a walk along the promenade and swim in the cooling lagoon along the 10 km long beach before the return boat trip to Rhodes.

Rhodes: Explore the New and Medieval City on Trikkes

3. Rhodes: Explore the New and Medieval City on Trikkes

Ride your Trikke through Mandraki Harbor to see the Dama-dama-dama “Deers”, the Lighthouse, the medieval Walls, the Windmills, and where the statue of Colossus was built. Then, go by Trikke under bridges, past medieval towers, and to admire the medieval moat. Along the way, you can enjoy shady spots that provide a welcome relief from the heat of the day. Feel like a true adventurer as you visit historic sites and travel back into the past. Crossing the narrow streets in the heart of the old town, you will visit Sokratous Street and the Castellania building. Go past the Archeological Museum, Panaghia Bourgou Church, and Ibrahim Pasha Mosque. Appreciate the architectural beauty of the city on this Trikke tour.

Rhodes: Full Day Guided Island Bus Tour

4. Rhodes: Full Day Guided Island Bus Tour

Soak up the peace and tranquility on both the East and West coasts of the Island, in beautiful spots such as is Kritinia Castle, a castle from the 16th Century situated on a hill about 131 meters above the village of Kritinia. It offers a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea, the island of Chalki, and some other deserted islands. Afterwards, you will enjoy a wine, olive oil, and local products tasting in Embonas village. You will drive up to Profitis Ilias, a 1929 Italian hotel in the heart of a forest of pines, cedars, and oaks trees. Is an ideal stop for photos and to break for a cup of coffee. Your next stop will be in Fountoukli, at the Byzantine church of Agios Nikolaos, which was built in the 14th Century. For a lunch break, you will stop at a traditional restaurant. The last stop will be in Kalithea Springs for swimming at a lovely sandy beach, or for relaxing in a cafe close to the beach. This majestic place is known for its thermal springs.

Rhodes: Cooking Lesson and Wine Tasting with Lunch

5. Rhodes: Cooking Lesson and Wine Tasting with Lunch

Make and sample traditional Greek dishes with a local cook, delight your palate with award-winning wine from the Rhodes region, and visit the women’s agricultural cooperative to learn about their work on this interactive cultural tour. Begin your tour in the unspoiled mountainous village of Apollona, nestled in the foothills of Profitis Ilias. Stop for a quick tour of an agricultural co-op and learn how these proud, resourceful women run the enterprise. Hear about their decisions, and goals, and see local delicacy production. From there, on foot, visit the folklore museum and discover what life was like for locals in the centuries past. Admire the traditional costumes, architecture, and more as you learn how the people lived and worked in the area. Next, head to a winery and learn about the various local grape varieties from your guide. Savor a glass of delectable wine and understand firsthand why Rhodes produces some of the world’s award-winning wines. Enjoy a cooking class from a talented local cook in the village who will share their secrets to making traditional, famous Greek food. Try making tzatziki, eggplant salad, and the ever-popular Greek salad. Learn how to make dishes including dolmadakia (stuffed grape leaves), and Greek cheese pies. Finally, conclude your time in Apollona by feasting on the exceptional lunch that you and your fellow cooks have lovingly prepared.

Rhodes: Old City Walking Tour

6. Rhodes: Old City Walking Tour

Step back into medieval times on this guided walking tour around the historic Rhodes Old Town. With a local guide, explore the town’s ancient ruins and remnants from medieval times. Enter one of the seven gates that surround the old city and visit the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (Kastello), Street of the Knights, Church of the Virgin of the Burgh, the Medieval Moat, and many other secret spots. As you explore, discover stories of past knights, grandmasters, and the medieval times of Rhodes.

Walking Food Tour in the Medieval Town of Rhodes

7. Walking Food Tour in the Medieval Town of Rhodes

If you are looking to discover Mediterranean delicacies and local Rhodian tastes, then this is the tour for you. Combine an exploration of the compelling medieval city of Rhodes with local flavors and unforgettable gastronomic experiences. Lose yourself in the ancient winding streets, be immersed in countless stories throughout the centuries and sample local delicacies. With your expert guide, travel around a series of spots known only to locals, experiencing how food intertwines with the city's rich historical tapestry. Sample local drinks and delicious seafood meze, try the island specialties of Melekouni and Mandolato, experience the aromas and tastes of Greek spices, and recharge with traditional Greek coffee.

Rhodes: Old Town Private Walking Tour with an Expert Guide

8. Rhodes: Old Town Private Walking Tour with an Expert Guide

Immerse yourself in the medieval charm of Rhodes' old town — a UNESCO World Heritage Site that warrants the attention of history enthusiasts. On this guided walking tour, you'll see some of the town's iconic attractions and learn about their intriguing past. Meet your guide at the Palace of the Grand Masters, one of the few remaining sites of Gothic architecture in Greece. Pause to admire the castle and learn how it has undergone multiple changes throughout history. Walk down the Street of the Knights, a cobbled lane sure to stir up interesting conversations about the Knights Hospitaller. Make your way into the Jewish quarter of the old town and visit the Church of the Virgin of the Burgh, a 14th-century citadel that has survived several damages from WWII. Continue down the sandy paths of the medieval moat surrounded by lush green gardens and the city wall. Your guide will also take you around a few hidden gems before the tour comes to an end, and you can spend the rest of the day exploring the old town a bit more or head straight to the beach.

Hiking Tour Exploring Lindos

9. Hiking Tour Exploring Lindos

Discover Lindos in an unusual way, by hiking to the historical archeological site, the Acropolis of Lindos. Hike through the old pine trees and unexpected greenery, before exploring the ancient site. See it from many different angles and take the option to go inside. The hiking tour starts in the area of Vlicha, a beach located close to Lindos, on the East coast of Rhodes. Set off on the trail, and leave behind the buzz of the busy main road as you head towards the west on a dirt track. Very soon, find yourself hiking in the shade of old pine trees. The greenery here is a pleasant surprise when you think of how rocky and barren the land around Lindos is, as seen from the road. Pass the imposing limestone mountainsides and on the way, visit an impressive cave. It is here in the area of the cave that you can see how the people of Lindos once provided for themselves agriculturally. Discover an unusual way of visiting such an important historical archaeological site. You will never forget your first glimpse of it from on high, surrounded by the magnificent colors of the Mediterranean Sea. The colors are even more breathtaking when as you look down onto Navarone Bay, where you look in wonderment at the blues and greens of the water there. Once in Lindos. you have time to explore the narrow lanes from up close and visit the archaeological site if you wish. On the way back, take a different route, allowing you to admire Lindos from yet another angle. Enjoy a visit to an intriguing little church, nestled among the rocks. Here, you can admire another popular beach on the island, Vlicha, and views all along the coast towards the north of the island.

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What people are saying about Rhodes

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 473 reviews

This was such an amazing experience. the town of Apollona is so beautiful. The wine was amazing and the food that we prepared was fantastic. I left with a full stomach. Our guides were amazing with information about Greece along the way

I have not done this before but it was fairly easy. As a matter of fact it was great fun. It's the best way to see the city. Great guide with good information and alot better than walking.

Symi was 100% worth a day tour... the island is well worth seeing... the harbor scenery is simply impressive

Comfortable boat for the trip to Symi island and the Monastery. Everything well organised.

Great day out and well organised. Thoroughly enjoyed