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NEW RHODES & MEDIEVAL TOWN (HD) Afternoon Guided Tour

  • DAYS : SATURDAYS
  • DURATION: HALF DAY (15.00 pm to 19.00 pm)
  • PICK UP TIME:
    14.45 pm
  • PRICE: 30€

DESCRIPTION OF THE EXCURSION

Don’t miss our afternoon Rhodes City Tour with our luxury mini buses, a truly unique opportunity for every visitor to see all the sights and points of interest in the heart of the City!

After the pick ups from the hotels our City tour starts, first driving from the most important sights of the city center.

The Three Windmills which used to grind grains brought from vessels that moored in the harbor. There used to be more windmills, possibly 13 or 14 but now only three remain and they have been extensively renovated offering a popular photo opportunity !

The Mandraki harbor with very impressive monumental buildings built by the Italians. Mandraki harbor has been a harbor since ancient times. The Knights of Rhodes moored their fleet in this harbor and today is home to modern yachts.

The sculptures of Rhodian Deer,  a stag and a doe, stand on slim columns on either side of the Mandraki Harbor entrance. It is believed that the statue of Colossus once stood here. Today these two charming Rhodian deer sculptures serve as the guardians of the harbor.

Continuing, we are passing in front of the Underwater Marine Aquarium. The aquarium of Rhodes is a research center, aquarium and also a museum. It was built in the 1930s, when the island was under the Italian rule and is currently administered by the National Centre of Marine Research. It offers to the visitors the chance to visit it another day and having a close up view of the marine life of the Eastern Mediterranean, providing the impression of being underwater.

 

Passing from Monte Smith, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the City and the sea shore, the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, the impressive open air Ancient Stadium and the Amphitheatre.

At the end of our 40 minutes driving panoramic City tour, we stop out of the one of the main gates of the famous Medieval City of Rhodes or better known as the Old Town, characterized by UNESCO as a monument of world cultural heritage.

Then, on foot, under the guidance of our Official Guide, you will have the opportunity to travel for 1 hour and 30 minutes, in the Medieval history of the island, walking to the famous Street of the Knights all the way to to the Grand Master’s Palace. The famous Order of the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem has left an incredible mark on the island and walking around you can almost hear the hoofbeats of the horses and the whispering voices of history !The feeling of exploring the medieval streets of Rhodes is difficult to put into words. Time seems to have stopped in the middle ages and the atmosphere is shrouded in the haze of its knightly past. The cobbled streets and the Gothic towers challenge the traveler to unlock their deepest secrets.

That’s why you will have an hour-extra free time for photographs, coffee stop, buying souvenirs and discover your self  the secrets of the Old City.

If you want to visit the Archaeological Museum it can be arranged with your guide.

(Entrance fee for the museum 6 euros – optional).

 

PICK UP AREAS :

Kolymbia, Afantou, Faliraki, Kalithea, Town, Ixia, Ialysos, Kremasti.

GUIDE :

OFFICIAL GUIDE English speaking

Price Includes :

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Official English Speaking Guide
  • Only small groups
  • 1 and a half hours walking tour with the Guide in the Old City

HIGHLIGHTS :

Photo stop at Acropolis of Rhodes (Temple of Apollo)!
Panoramic view of the City!
15 minutes stop at Mandraki Port for photos !
1 and half hours walking with the Guide through the Old City!
Extra 1 hour free time for shopping or for a refreshment!

 

 

PRICE EXCLUDES :

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Lunch: Meals & drinks
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FAQ

Where and how is it best to book my tour?

The easiest way to book is at our office. Come and meet our tour advisors, George & Maria and receive all the information, suggestions, tips, leaflets, maps… We like meeting our customers.
If you prefer to pre-book the tours but pick-up your tickets and arrange the payment upon your arrival, do not hesitate to get in touch with us by e-mail. We will make all the arrangements, and you can come to our office when you arrive in Rhodes.
If you prefer online booking, do check our Booking Engine (BOOK NOW). It offers real-time availability, an easy booking procedure, and instant booking confirmation to your email.
If you can not reach us out, you can always ask at your hotel front desk to give us a call and help you with your booking.
We also offer some of the tours through various Booking Channels, like Viator, Get Your Guide, Civitatis, Sunbonoo.

How early in advance should I book?

Booking early (shortly before your arrival to Rhodes or soon upon your arrival) is recommended for tours during peak season (July, August, September).
Travellers visiting Rhodes for one day or with a very limited time frame should consider booking their tour as far in advance as possible.

What is the latest I can book the trip?

We gladly accept last-minute reservations. You can pop into our office until 22:00 (in peak season you will find us there even until 23:00).
Our Booking Engine has live availability for reservations up to 12 hours before the departure on most of our tours.
But surely, to avoid any disappointment, especially during the peak season, it is recommended to check the availability & book your tour at least 3 days in advance.

The date I want to book the tour is blocked out/ not available?

If your preferred date is blocked out or you do not find it in the calendar, do not hesitate to reach out to us, we may be able to offer you an alternative.

Are tours available all year round?

At the moment, we operate only during the Summer Season (April to October). Some tours are also available in November.(Private Tours).

How do I choose the right tour for me?

We believe that nowadays travellers are very experienced and truly know what type of activities they prefer. All our tour descriptions are very informative and detailed so that it is easy to understand if the activity suites your taste and interests. You should check if the tour has a pick up from your resort, if the tour provides enough free time on sights, if the tour has a tour guide, if there are any additional expenses that are not included in the price of the tour (food, tickets), what language is the tour (mostly for non-English speakers), are there swimming stops, and so on. We want our customers to be well informed about the service/ product they are about to purchase.
If shared group tours seem not to suit any of your preferences, we also offer set and tailored private tours. Make sure to check them out!

I’m having problems with online booking. Are there any other options?

Yes, of course! You can email or message us, and we will provide you with alternative booking/ payment options.

How do I know that my tour is booked?

Your tour is booked only if you have received your Booking Confirmation. It is either a printed Voucher, a PDF Voucher or the Booking Confirmation e-mail for online bookings.

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