DESCRIPTION OF THE EXCURSION
The island of Symi is adorned with traditional houses and charming neoclassical buildings that feature peaked roofs of red tile and wonderful balconies, authentic fishermen boats, private yachts & sailboats, dozens of restaurants & folk and art shops, stalls with sponges & wooden carvings! Here you can enjoy relaxing walks along the colorful coastline and listening to the sounds of the waves.
You will have 3.5 hours of free time to dive into this beauty! Don’t forget to visit the Nautical Museum of Symi which displays old maps, ship models, diver suits, nautical tools and other exhibits that debict the long marine and sponge – fishing tradition of the island. It’s one of Greece’s best kept secrets, that’s why is the most popular daily excursion.
Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis is a landmark in the early 18th century that overlooks the bay. As you approach the Monastery, you will hear Church bells ringing, warmly welcoming all the pilgrims, explorers, holidaymakers & curious travelers.The Holy Monastery is a treasury of the Greek-Orthodox culture. The contemporary church was built in 1783 and hosts the miraculous all silver-plated icon of Archangel Michael. The main architectural feature of the Monastery is the impressive bell tower, a mixture of Baroque and Renaissance styles.
Afantou, Faliraki, Kalithea, Town, Ixia, Ialysos, Kremasti.
Departure from the Tourist Port.
Official Guide (Russian, Italian, French, German, Polish, upon request)
Enjoy relaxing walks along the colourful traditional houses in Symi in front of the sea!
Nautical Museum of Symi !
Visit Panormitis Monastery, a landmark in the early 18th century !
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
At the moment, we operate only during the Summer Season (April to October). Some tours are also available in November.(Private Tours).
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!
Yes, of course! You can email or message us, and we will provide you with alternative booking/ payment options.
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