Greece and Turkey private tours and shore excursions.
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OVERVIEW: Rhodes is a treasure of diversity. On this 1/2 day private shore excursion you will experience the 'paradise' setting of the Butterfly Valley, where thousands of butterflies accompany you on a forest walkway over waterfalls and streams. You'll step back to Byzantine times at the Church of Kalopetra, and be in awe as you walk to the Grand Master Palace in the Medieval Old Town of Rhodes. To top it off is a wonderful city highlights drive past the ancient Rhodes Acropolis, 2nd century Ancient Sports Stadium and Theater and the D'Amboise Gate of the Medieval City
INCLUDED: licensed guide (optional, request when booking) dependable driver, A/C vehicle
NOT INCLUDED: entrance fees and tips (appreciated when deserved)
HIGHLIGHTS: This is a favorite shore excursion because:at the Valley of the Butterflies, you will be followed by thousands of butterflies in this shady, lush, enchanting oasis site. Enjoy the safe wooden walkway following the streams and waterfalls breathing in the still and quiet of nature. Culminating your walk, at the top of the hill, is the beautiful Byzantine Monastery of the Virgin of Kalopetra, (built in 1784 on top of the ruins of the Temple of Athena from the 3rd century BC). You will be met by your driver/vehicle to continue your half day tour. (For those not wanting to walk up to the top, you may be driven to meet the others). We then continue with a Panoramic Drive of City Highlights: views from Monte Smith Hill, and the Ancient Rhodes Acropolis. You will disembark and on foot visit the Grand Masters Palace and the "Street of the Knights" which has remained unchanged for five hundred years and possesses a great deal of Gothic influence.
FYI: Your private group will be picked up by your licensed guide/representative at the "gangplank" of your cruise ship and escorted to your A/C deluxe vehicle where we start your tour. (hotel or airport pickups can be arranged)
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