EAST COAST TOUR

Our tour starts from the Old Town of Rhodes.The old town is the city built by the Knights of St. John and the Knights of Malta.It is one of the best preserved medieval cities that you can see currently on an european tour.You can see the tour timeline step by step following:

stjon

1). Our part tour is a walk back in time,where we will cross the paths of Knights and we will see the Palace of the Grand magician the ruins of the church of St. John, the clock tower and other monuments ideal for photgraphing the memories of your visit.

IMPORTANT NOTICE  This part of the tour must start before 9 a.m. , after this time, vehicles are forbidden to enter the old city by the local authorities.

mandraki

2).We will continue in one of the three ports of Rhodes Mandraki where right after the entrance to the port is located the statue of the famed Sun god “Colossus”. This was one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.Ideal place for taking photos where once stood one of the higheststatues of antiquity , 30 meters (107 ft) tall , standing on 2 bases up to 15 meters high.Colossus stood upright for 66 years before being destroyed by a deadly earthquake in year 226 b.c.

Above the hillside overlooking Rhodes town (Monte Smith) is situated the ancient Acropolis of Rhodes.  The site is dominated by remains of the 1st century B.C. Temple of Apollo Pythios.

3).Our next stop is the ancient Acropolis of Rhodes located at the highest northern point of the island.Here is the temple of god Apollo Pythaos .In the green park you can see the ancient stadium (3 century b.c.) where the biggest celebration in Rhodes was taking place, the celebration of Saints, dedicated to God Ilios (SUN).You can also see the restored ancient marble theater where you can take pictures at the most beautiful panoramic point in Rhodes .This is a breathtaking experience.

lindos

4).Then we will follow the eastern main road of the island, where we will drive (crossing many beautiful coastal villages) to Lindos.
Lindos is a beautiful village on the seaside where you can have a nice walk in the beautiful traditional and pittoresque cobbled streets (where white and blue color is the dominating color) filled with small souvenir shops.There we can have a stop if you wish to eat or to drink something before continue our tour.In the same village (Lindos) you can see the ancient akropolis of Lindos. If you wish to avoid walking up the stairs to the Acropolis of Lindos you can use the traditional “LINDIAN TAXI ” which actually is the traditional donkeys.

Lindos taxi

5).The ancient Lindos was founded by the 50 daughters of King Danaos of Argos, Danaides and dedicated to goddess Athina.This was a place of worship to goddess Athena and simultaneously a safe shelter in periods of crisis for the local residents.

Acropolis of Lindos

6).From the top you can take beautiful pictures.In total our stop in Lindos will be approximately one hour.During our return we will have small stops for photographing in beautiful beaches like Ladiko known Beach of Antony Quin, the beach of Faliraki and the beach Kallithea.

7).The ride will finish back to your base (boat or your hotel) or if you want just in front of the entrance of the old town so you can further continue Your walk.

Duration of tour

The duration of this tour is approximately 04.30 hours.If you have more disposal time you may add in our excursion +1 hour to have lunch in a traditional “taverna”restaurant or +1 hour for swimming in one of the amazing beaches of our island.You may decide this with the assistance of our driver guide.

If desired by you,during the return of our tour,it is possible to have a quick stop to a traditional ceramic workshop.Ceramic pottery is an art that erxists in Rhodes from antiguity .Our driver will arrange for you to buy nice souvenirs in special prices if you wish to have souvenirs of your visit in Rhodes island.
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