(Stop Photos) = Stop and get out of the car for photos from outside of the Sight/building
(Stop Visit Photos) Stop and visit - go inside the sight/building for photos
Private Tour Activity Level: Easy
Private Tour Vehicle: Sedan Car Mercedes Benz - hold 4 passengers comfortably, plus the driver (bigger group?)
Private Tour Driver: English speaking knowledgeable tour/driver specialize in Private Tours
Private Tour Start Time: 9:00 AM. Or later
If you are a Cruise Ship Passenger - depend on your cruise ship dock time. If the ship arrives late into port, we'll adjust our schedules, and the rental time will start from the moment you meet your tour/driver
Private Tour Meeting Point: Hotel / Port / Airport (Meeting point varies depending on option booked)
Private Tour Extensions: You can extend or change the itinerary of this private tour as you like. You can extend the tour for lunch, swimming, and water sports. Or for the Faliraki Water Park (the biggest in Europe) for high adrenaline emotions!
COLOSSUS OF RHODES
From your selected point, you’ll be driven to the entrance of the old harbor, atop tall columns, stand the two bronze deer - characteristic landmarks of the island. Here, according to tradition, was the place where the famous Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, once stood (Stop Visit Photos)
THE NORTH POINT OF THE ISLAND
Then past the imposing buildings of the New town and the North Point of the Island (where the Aegean and Mediterranean sea meet)
Continuing up the hillside to Monte Smith (The Acropolis of Rhodes city). Enjoy excellent views of the new and old town of Rhodes (Stop Photos) Then we drive to the Temple of Apollo, and the restored Greek Stadium and the Greek Theatre. The kids can run into the Old Stadium and feel the Ancient Greek athletic spirit. (Stop Visit Photos)
VALLEY OF THE BUTTERFLIES
Your journey to the “Valley of the Batterflies” will take you along a beautiful, 20km (14,3mi) drive on the west coast of the island. This site is beautifully arranged with wooden bridges, from mid-June to mid-September thousands of butterflies appear. We drive you to the upper gate, so you walk down the valley (Stop Visit Photos)
RHODES OSTRICH FARM AND ZOO PARK
We continue our drive to “Rhodes Ostrich Farm and Zoo Park” This animal farm will delight both young and old. Here you’ll have the opportunity to get a closer look at these feathered birds (Over 120 ostriches) living within a purely natural environment. As well as kinds of rare animals. (Stop Visit Photos)
On the way back we visit the “Bee Museum” (the only Bee Museum in Greece) Discover the life circle of the bees and their caste system in transparent hives and learn everything about the honey. The various types, and its nutritional value. Free honey tasting and the traditional “melekounia” (traditional snack) which is made from honey, sesame seeds, almonds, cinnamon and orange. They also have different types of honey products as cosmetics
BACK TO THE STARTING POINT
Upon returning to Rhodes Town, you may choose to be dropped back to your hotel or back to your ship, or near the city gates of the Old Town for independent browsing. You would then be responsible for your own return to the ship on foot, which will be docked approximately a quarter mile away.
+ Q: How long are the stops to visit the landmarks and take pictures? Will the kids have time to really look around?
A: The kids will have plenty of time to look around and take photos of the landmarks and we watch how the tour progresses at each landmark and adjust the tour accordingly.
+ Q: How much is the entrance fee in the Acropolis of Rhodes, the Valley of the Butterflies, the Ostrich Farm, and the Bee Museum?
A: There is no entrance fee in the Acropolis of Rhodes
Valley of the Butterflies: Low season Adults 3 Euros, High season Adults 5 Euros, Kids under 12 years old free
Ostrich Farm: Adults 7 Euros, Children under 12 years 4 Euros (Kids under 3 years Free)
Bee Museum: Adults 3 Euros, Children under 5 years Free, Children between age 6 to 18 1,50 Euros, Students 1,50 Euros, Seniors over 65 years old 1,50 Euros
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