(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: Moderate
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: 8:30 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 add a break for delicious lunch experiences at a seaside village at the Mediterranean Sea right on the water’s edge (scenic) with fresh seafood, Rhodian cuisine and excellent local wines. Or you can add the highlights and landmarks you want to visit, or beach time (June to September).
THE JOURNEY TO LINDOS
From your selected point, you’ll be driven to the East Coast of the island and your journey to Lindos will take you along a scenic 50 km / 32 miles drive past picturesque little villages, with many glimpses of the sea and a splendid landscape of orange and gnarled olive trees.
RHODIAN TRADITIONAL ART
On the way to Lindos, a short stop at a pottery workshop where the traditional pottery of Rhodes is made. You can see the wonderful pieces of art, and watch the potter working at his wheel. You can even learn the mystery of the Pythagorean cup. (Stop Visit Photos)
PANORAMIC VIEW OF LINDOS
From a vantage point along the coast, the impressive Acropolis of Lindos will come into view with the white village situated in a picturesque bay below (Stop Photos)
ST PAUL’S BAY
You continue to the south of Lindos, to St. Paul ‘s Bay, where the apostle is said to have landed in the year 51 AD to preach Christianity to the Rhodians. From this point you can also view the cave where the film “The Guns of Navarone” was filmed. (Stop Visit Photos)
LINDOS VILLAGE AND ACROPOLIS
Then we drive to the main square of Lindos so you can climb up to the Acropolis of Lindos, or ride the donkeys - the “Lindos Taxi” !!. Walk through Lindos Village and up the many steps and narrow uphill cobblestone pathways to the summit of the Acropolis to see the magnificent remains of past civilizations. The view from the top truly panoramic (Stop Visit Photos)
COASTAL ROAD OF FALIRAKI AND KALLITHEA
On the way back you drive along the coastal road to Faliraki a marvellous sandy beach and Kallithea Spa.
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: Can we drive any closer to the Acropolis of Lindos? My mother will not be able to do extend walking.
A: No cars can drive up. To reach the Acropolis of Lindos you will be required to climb 292 steps, or ride on a donkey. By the way, the donkey does not eliminate all the steps - there are over 80 to go when you get off the donkey. Still worth it!!
+ Q: How much is the entrance fee in the Acropolis of Lindos?
A: Entrance fee is 12 Euros per person in the Acropolis. Seniors (with Id or Passport) 6 Euros per person. Children under 18 years old free. No charge to enter Lindos village.
+ Q: Can you tell me about the "donkey ride" in Lindos? Is it fun or recommended? Does it take a lot of time?
A: The "Lindos Taxi" as they call the donkeys in Lindos is fun, and if you have children with you, it is recommended! The children will love it. 10 euros for a donkey one-way up. It takes 10min to go up.
+ Q: We actually have a group of 12 people, but all might not be interested in this itinerary.
A: You already have 3 cars which means maximum of flexibility. You can visit Lindos as a group of 12 people, and then you can split to the different itineraries of your choices. Or if you are in a minibus we can customize the tour for you.
+ Q: I will be travelling with an elderly grandmother. She is 84-year-old. If my mother decides not to go up, is there anything for a lady in her age to do while my son and I go up?
A: Yes, we can drive her down on the marvellous beach of Lindos have a drink and a nice discuss with the driver and enjoy the panoramic view of the white village and the Acropolis of Lindos while she is waiting for you. You may also look at our Tours for Seniors in Rhodes
+ Q: What is Rhodes known for, in terms of food / beverage and souvenirs? What's the one thing we shouldn't miss?
A:, , the famous handmade , and the beautiful
+ Q: I have read some of the reviews & I am sure we'll also have fun.
A: No comments!
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