Archaeologous
Rhodes

Half day private guided day tour of Rhodes-Highlights-Filerimos,GM Palace and Medieval City

5hr, Private Preset tour

  Welcome to Rhodes! We will pick you up at the "gangplank" of your ship and whisk you away in A/C comfort in our deluxe vehicle to commence a Panoramic Drive showing you the city highlights of Rhodes: Mandraki Port, Town Hall, Evangelismos Church, and the Monte Smith Hill, which offers a magnificent view of the aquamarine colored Aegean Sea and the whole City of Rhodes.  Continuing to the ancient Rhodes Acropolis (which was dedicated to Zeus, Athena and Pythian Apollo), we will see four standing reconstructed columns in addition to the restored 2nd century ancient Stadium and Theater.

      Following that, we will visit the peaceful retreat, Filerimos, and its ruins and foundations of the Temple of Zeus Polias, dating back to the 4th century.  Also, amidst the gorgeous singing peacocks, you will see the foundations of the 3rd century Athena Polias.  On top of these remains are other Byzantine and medieval structures such as the Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, built by the Knights in the 1400's.  Of interest also is a visit to the Church of St George, with its 14th and 15th century wall paintings complete with scenes from the Passion.

      We will subsequently continue on to a true favorite of the cruise ship passengers, the Grand Masters Palace in the Medieval City, complete with moat. It staggers the imagination that the Knights of St John built this imposing city. Note the pebble artwork. It was built in the 1300s, destroyed in the 1800s, and rebuilt by the Italians in 1939.  Enjoy the "Street of the Knights," unchanged for the last 500 years.  Of interest, also, is the fact that Muslims, Christians and Jews have peacefully co-existed here for hundreds of years.

Submit an inquiry

Key information

  • Private tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Transportation and driver included
  • Half day, approx. 5 hours
  • The tour duration includes allowance for time between sites/activities.
  • No time allotted for lunch

Itinerary (Click on activities to learn more)

Entrance Fees

  • Click on activities to see per person entrance fees.

Availability Inquiry Form

Additional guide languages available upon request.

adults

Only passengers with 19 years or more.

Click here to list passengers under 19.

Date format: month/day/year.

We will warn you in case of accessibility restrictions.

Tour price

Please submit your inquiry to get pricing and availability confirmation.