Bare Bones Rhodes
Join this tour to discover the rich history and archaeology of the lovely island of Rhodes. You will explore Greek temples and theaters alongside medieval castles and delightful modern villages. Immerse yourself in the stories and beauty of an island ruled by Greeks, Crusaders, Ottomans and Italians, among the florid blend of architecture it also offers.
Deposit: $250 Single supplement: $640
Day 1 - Rhodes
Enjoy free time at our hotel upon arrival.
Day 2 - Rhodes
We start our day with a visit to Kamiros, a well-preserved Hellenistic city blessed with spectacular views, which was destroyed by a devastating earthquake in AD 142. This afternoon, we head to the Acropolis of Ialyssos to admire the Temple to Athena Polias, along with the medieval monastery of Filerimos.
Day 3 - Rhodes
Today we visit Lindos, which is dominated by its dramatic Acropolis. Here, we visit the Temple of Athena Lindia, the Hellenistic walls and the stunning Propylaea. In the afternoon, we have free time to explore the picturesque modern village of Lindos.
Day 4 - Rhodes
Rhodes was occupied by the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem for two centuries before the Ottoman conquest. Today, we will visit the Jewish Quarter and the Kahal Shalom Synagogue, once a thriving part of the city and now a reminder of recent tragedies. Later, we explore the medieval monuments that have given the city UNESCO World Heritage status, including the Palace of the Grand Master and a plethora of churches.
Day 5 - Rhodes
This morning, we visit Rhodes’ Acropolis, dominated by the Temple of Athena Polias, and the impressive remains of an odeon and a stadium. Next, we visit Rhodes’ Archaeological Museum, housed in the splendid Knights’ Hospital.
Day 6 - London
After breakfast, we make our way home.
Tour dates & prices
Included in your cost:
- Local Guide
- Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
- All breakfasts
- Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
|Tour Departure||Tour ID||Departure date||Return Date||Guided by||Price||Deposit||Single Supp.||Availability|
|September 11 2020||ABBD200911||September 11 2020 (Friday)||September 16 2020 (Wednesday)||Dr Nikolaos Mastrochristos||$1,320