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From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

1. From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

Discover Lindos on a relaxing cruise from Rhodes City. See the iconic Acropolis of Lindos, relax on a sandy beach, and swim in the clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and Tsambika Beach. Board your boat in Rhodes City and begin your journey to Lindos. In just under 2 hours, reach the village of Lindos. Hop off the boat and enjoy 3 hours of free time in Lindos. Explore the Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through the town, or sunbathe on the beach. Enjoy a traditional meal in one of the many taverns before returning to the boat. Sail to Tasambika Beach and its Blue Lagoon. Dive off the beach into the refreshing water and snorkel with the fish. Climb back aboard and head to the majestic Anthony Quinn Bay, the filming location for "The Guns of Navarone." Marvel at the stunning seabed and spot the many varieties of colorful fish among the coral and seaweed. Return to Rhodes harbor along the stunning coastline of the island. As you sail, purchase a drink from the full bar on board with a variety of cold drinks, cocktails, and coffee, or enjoy an ice cream or a snack.

Rhodes: Ancient Lindos Acropolis Regular Admission Ticket

2. Rhodes: Ancient Lindos Acropolis Regular Admission Ticket

Avoid the lines at the ticket office with this skip-the-line and uncover the ancient history of the Lindos Acropolis. During your visit, you will come to understand why the Acropolis of Lindos is widely considered to be the most impressive archaeological site on Rhodes. The archaeological remains found on it and around the hill are a testament to the wealth of the ancient town. Wander around all sides of the hill and get some marvelous views, revealing a dramatic natural landscape and the picturesque beauty of the modern town. Take as much time as you need to explore the site. Explore the great Doric Hellenistic Stoa and the Castle of the Knights of St. John. Make your way to the top of the Lindos Acropolis, where you will find the ruins of the Temple of Athena Lindia.

Lindos: Acropolis Entry with Guided Audio Phone Tour

3. Lindos: Acropolis Entry with Guided Audio Phone Tour

Experience the Acropolis of Lindos at your own pace with a skip-the-line e-ticket and a captivating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Travel back in time to experience the glory of the Acropolis of Lindos, towering over the modern town of Lindos on the island of Rhodes. Put on your headphones and explore the multi-layered history of the Acropolis of Lindos, through the remains of the temple of Athena Lindia, the Propylaea, and the Church of Saint John. Through the power of storytelling, learn the history and little-known stories and anecdotes from past times. The content of the tour is the result of in-depth research, distilled into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and educational. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and at any time, before or after your visit. This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the historical development and multiple uses of the important stronghold of Lindos on the island of Rhodes, and relate to your surroundings in an entirely original way.

Lindos Acropolis: 3D Representation & Audio Self-Guided Tour

4. Lindos Acropolis: 3D Representation & Audio Self-Guided Tour

Explore the ancient Greek Temple of Athena in Lindos on the island of Rhodes, and see its most important parts come to life on your phone with the touch of a button. Witness the beauty of this archaeological site through 3D representations of its monuments, an audio guide, and written information. Learn how the goddess Athena is connected with the Knights of the Order of St. John, as well as the relation between the emperors Tiberius and Diocletian and the island of Rhodes – by reading or listening to the temple's history. Aim your mobile camera at any part of the monument to reveal its name with Augmented Reality (AR) technology. See a 3D model of the ruins appear on your screen in their original form with panoramic views. Hear the many stories this sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Athene Lindia has to tell: from the foundation of the first temple in the 6th century BC, its heyday during the Hellenistic period, until its transformation into a medieval castle.

Rhodes: Wine, Lindos Village, and Butterfly Valley Day Trip

5. Rhodes: Wine, Lindos Village, and Butterfly Valley Day Trip

Expereince the sights and flavors of Rhodes on a guided bus day trip with hotel transfers from select cities. Stroll through the streets of Lindos, sample local flavors and wines in Stafyllos, eat like a Greek with lunch at a restaurant, and uncover the colors of Butterfly Valley.  Enjoy the convenience of pickup from your hotel in Rhodes, Ialysos, Koskinou, Paradeisi, Kremasti, or Faliraki.  Hop aboard a comfortable bus and stay cool and connected with air-conditioning and onboard WIFI. Relax on the scenic drive to the village of Lindos. Walk through the narrow streets and catch glimpses of the sea between charming, whitewashed buildings. Have free time to purchase tickets to the clifftop acropolis where you can admire ancient Greek architecture including a Temple of Athena. Pass by picturesque villages and thorugh dense forests as you make your way to the mountains of Rhodes. Strop for panoramic views across the island and out over sea where islands are scattered in the deep blue Aegean. Drive to the village of Stafyllos to try some Greek wines, honey, and olive oil. Visit the award-winning restaurant "Elias" to be served characteristic traditional Rhodesian flavors for lunch. Enjoy unlimited wine with your dining experience. Finally, head to a green valley full of the rare (Panaxia Quadripunctaria) butterfly. Soak in the atmosphere of this natural park full of babbling streams, small waterfalls, and lakes. Go for a stroll on a wooden path and cross over quaint bridges in this idyllic landscape. Return to your accommodation in the evening.

Rhodes: Bus Trip to Lindos & the 7 Springs Natural Park

6. Rhodes: Bus Trip to Lindos & the 7 Springs Natural Park

The tour will begin with a beautiful drive along the East cost of Rhodes, heading to Lindos village, a morning of spectacular views and beauty. While heading to Lindos, there will have the chance to see a lot of villages and beautiful views along the way. After arriving to Lindos village, surround yourself with white-washed buildings and gaze upon the historic Acropolis that towers above the village. Take time, you have 4 hours to fully explore in a relaxed fashion, from the quaint village to the remnants of the past. Wander up to the Acropolis and immerse yourself in its rich history whilst snapping up scenes of the sea. After you explore Lindos village you can relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful and famous sandy beach of Rhodes Island. The tour will end at the 7 springs where they will have the opportunity to see the natural beauty with the scent of pine on every breath, with wooden bridges and trickling streams with wild peacocks and ducks. By the entrance, a lake with turquoise waters is nestled in a pine-clad gorge. The seven springs is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the green surroundings. Adventure seekers may walk around the footpaths searching out the source of each of the seven springs, and pass through the tunnel that takes you from one side of the hill to the other side to see the beautiful color lake and the small waterfalls.

Rhodes: Private Day Trip to Lindos Village & Acropolis

7. Rhodes: Private Day Trip to Lindos Village & Acropolis

Village of Lindos: Visit Lindos village full of picturesque alleys, traditional aromas and cosmopolitan attitude forms a unique puzzle no one can resist. Above the modern village of Lindos rises the acropolis of Lindos. You will reach there through a short steep-stepped footpath climbs the rocky 116m-high. The Ancient Acropolis of Lindos is a natural citadel which was fortified successively by the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Knights of St John, and the Ottomans. From here the panoramic view of the city and the sea is breathtaking! Filerimos Hill: We will also visit the Byzantine Monastery of Our Lady of Filerimos situated at Filerimos hill. The monastery was built in the 15th century by the Knights of Saint John, who had conquered the island that time. The monastery is dedicated to Virgin Mary the Life-Giving Source (Zoodochos Pighi) and its architecture is much different than the usual monasteries in Greece. Acropolis of Rhodes: We continue to visit the Acropolis stood on the hill now known as Monte Smith and consists of the Temple of Apollo (the remains of the temple of Athena Polias and Zeus Polieus) the archaeological park that contains the Hellenistic stadium, built in the 3rd century BC, where the athletic events of the Alioi Games took place. Stroll at the Medieval Town: We return back to the old Medieval town of Rhodes which is listed in the World Heritage Sites List of UNESCO, one of the best preserved medieval settlements in the world. We stroll in its meandering streets with the most famous of all, the Street of Knights. At the highest point in this road we will see the grandiose castle, the Palace of the Grand Masters, with its enormous towers and now a wonderful museum. It is worth exploring the large Hall of the Council, the Knights’ Dining Hall and the private chambers of the Grand Master. You will admire the mosaics and the decorated floors dating from the Early Christian times.

Rhodes: Guided Day Trip With Wine and Food Tastings

8. Rhodes: Guided Day Trip With Wine and Food Tastings

With an air-conditioned vehicle, tour guide and lunch included, all you need to worry about is making lifelong memories. The tour starts at Mandraki Harbor, where the legendary Colossus once stood. Admire the St. Nicholas Fortress which towers over the landscape. It is suitable for hotel guests staying in Rhodes Old Town, as well as cruise ship passengers arriving at the Rhodes Port! First we set off to Lindos, one of the world’s most important archeological sites. Travel through the centuries in this melting pot of Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and even Medieval civilizations. See the Acropolis, a historic citadel perched atop a hill, and marvel at the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. In the serene village of Kalathos, visit a family-owned ceramics workshop and see the ancient traditions of craftsmanship, handed down from one generation to another. Sample exquisite local honey and olive oil, from the family’s own production. Rhodes was the biggest wine exporter in Ancient Greece, and the island’s grapes have been making people tipsy for nearly 3,000 years. As you join the wine tasting and experience the aroma and body of the local varieties, remember that you are not merely tasting wine: you are tasting history. Saving the best for last, finish in the Old Town of Rhodes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This medieval city, with fortified walls, winding streets, and historic landmarks, transports visitors back in time. Turkish Mosques, Jewish Synagogues, bathhouses and ancient libraries all mingle in a charming town dotted by restaurants, cafes and boutiques. As you board your ship or go back to your hotel, reflect on a day spent in the jewel of the Mediterranean. A place where you breathe in thousands of years of history in the air of the sea. A day you will never forget.

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4.4 / 5

based on 64 reviews

Booked the tickets in advanced and I was so glad we did as the queue was huge (we travelled at the end of September). We didn’t end up using the audio part of the tour so I can’t comment on that. The Acropolis is well worth a visit and quite spectacular. Nothing special about this tour, it’s entry into the Acropolis without having to queue (the same as what you purchase when you’re there!)

The trip to Acropolis was wonderful and magical, the energy is ethereal up there, so much history and the view down the sea and the small traditional whitewashed houses is amazing.

Great application!!accurate guide,which offers you a personalized and detailed tour, and compines past (history) with present through augmented reality!

Great expience, very helpfull! It provides accurate information and full quidance at the monuments!!it is easy to handle Its highly recommended

2 hour boat ride to Lindos was pleasant. Seating was ample and not over crowded. Clean bathrooms. Swimming in the bay afterwards was awesome.