Excursions

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Traveland is able to organize a detailed excursion program for the most demanding client to suit any taste such as:
 
DAILY EXCURSION PROGRAMME:

 

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CITY TOUR

  • HALF DAY – DURATION: 4 HRS

The “Old” and the “New” towns of Rhodes are situated around its magnificent harbour and are in direct contrast because of the centuries that separate them.

The tour enters the New Town to view the yacht harbour at Mandraki and drives along the coastal road to Monte Smith for panoramic views of the twin towns. At Monte Smith, the tour views the Temple of Apollo, the Ancient Odeon Theatre and Stadium.

After visiting Monte Smith, the tour continues to the Medieval City and enters through the Port D’Amboise to the restored Castle of the Knights. After inspecting the castle, the guests will be given free time to enjoy shopping at their leisure. The Old Town is a maze of small cobbled streets lined with small bazaar type shops displaying clothes, leather, jewellery, furs and traditional Rhodian crafts.

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LINDOS

  • HALF DAY – DURATION: 4 HRS

The tour joins the East Coast Road for Lindos. Along the drive to Lindos, which is approximately 50km from the center of Rhodes Town, the tour will pass picturesque villages with views of the sea and landscape citrus fruit and olive groves.

Upon arrival at Lindos (one of the three ancient cities of Rhodes), the tour is escorted through the unique characteristic village with white washed houses and narrow streets to ascend to the well preserved Acropolis where they lectured on its historical significance. At the foot of the Acropolis is St Pauls Bay where it is believed the Apostle landed.

On the return journey, the tour will make a short stop at the village of Archangelos, where you can view the ancient art of traditional ceramic making.

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FILERIMOS and KAMIROS

  • HALF DAY – DURATION: 4 HRS

Mount Filerimos is situated approximately 1000 feet above sea level on the plateau of Filerimos. At the top stands the church of Our Lady built upon the foundations of the ancient Temple of Athena. The church was rebuilt a little over thirty years ago and the monastery is still inhabited. The chapel of St George has 15th century frescoes.

Driving up to the church, the view below is breathtaking because of the wide panoramic views of the surrounding areas.

After visiting Mt Filerimos, the tour continues on the coastal road which is very scenic passing the many diversified and unique villages before ascending to the hill top of ancient Kamiros. The archaeological site was built on the slopes with a long street in the center that reaches to the Acropolis at the top.  The largest part of the city is the residential area which dates from the Hellenistic to the Roman period.

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KAMIROS and VALLEY of the BUTTERFLIES

  • HALF DAY – DURATION: 4 HRS

The tour drives through the New Town to join the West Coast road for Ancient Kamiros.

The coastal road is very scenic and the tour views many diversified and unique villages before ascending to the hill top of ancient Kamiros. The archaeological site was built on the slopes with a long street in the center that reaches to the Acropolis at the top. The largest part of the city is the residential area, which dates from the Hellenistic to the Roman period.

After inspecting Kamiros, the tour continues to the Valley of the Butterflies, an idyllic setting of trees, streams and waterfalls, and from June to September thousands of butterflies take refuge in the crevices during daylight hours making it indeed a unique ecological setting.

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