Tour of Rhodes and Patmos  (in 6 days)

Wonderful program provides you with a taste of
Rhodes and Patmos Islands

Covering

  • Rhodes Island,  AKA  The island of the Knights, named after the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, who once conquered the land.
    Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

    The Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site.....

    Patmos ;  is a small and charming island that is located in the northern half of the Dodecanese Island chain. The island's special "Patmian" architecture, traditional houses, wining roads and scenic hills are all the makings of a classic Greek Island experience.

Daily tour program

 

- Day 1 - Arrival in Rhodes -
Arrival in Rhodes, met up with the transfer-men for your transfer to your hotel.
Check in & Overnight in Rhodes.

 

- Day 2 - Rhodes Island -
09:30 am Meet up,  meet up with your guide and enjoy a 2 hour introductory walking tour of the Island.

*In ancient times, Rhodes was home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Colossus of Rhodes.

This giant bronze statue once stood in the harbor. It was completed in 280 BC but was destroyed in an earthquake in 224 BC. No trace of the statue remains today. Before archaeology, myth stood in for blanks in the historical record. In Pindar's ode, the island was said to be born of the union of Helios the sun god and the nymph Rhode, and the cities were named for their three sons.

In 1309, the Byzantine era came to an end when the island was occupied by forces of the Knights Hospitaller.

Under the rule of the newly named "Knights of Rhodes", the city was rebuilt into a model of the European medieval ideal.

After the tour enjoy rest of the day at leisure, experience local culture, dine in local restaurants and visit popular tavernas.

Overnight in Rhodes

 

- Day 3 – Rhodes Island

Enjoy full day at leisure.

- Optional boat tour available (contact us if interested)
- Optional tour to Lindos available (contact us if interested)
Overnight in Rhodes.


- Day 4 - Rhodes to Patmos -
In the morning meet up with the transfer-men,  transfer to Rhodes Harbor.
Depart on a scenic ferry ride to Patmos Island.
Arrival in Patmos,  meet up with the transfer-men, transfer to your hotel
Enjoy rest of the day at leisure, swimming and exploring the island.
Overnight in Patmos.

- Day 5 - Patmos -
Meet up with the driver and get a lift to the Monastery and free time to explore Chora,
Patmos' main communities are Chora (the capital city), and Skala, the sole commercial port, with other settlements being Grikou and Kampos. The churches and communities on Patmos are of the Eastern Orthodox tradition. In 1999, the island's historic center Chora, along with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian founded by Saint Christodulos) and the Cave of the Apocalypse, are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Patmos is also home to the Patmian School, a notable Greek seminary.
Once you are done,  transfer back to your hotel.

Enjoy rest of the day at leisure, swimming and exploring the island.
Overnight in Patmos.

- Day 6 - Departure from Patmos -
Enjoy rest of the day at leisure, swimming and exploring the island.
Midnight departure on the overnight ferry to Athens.


Program ends

 

Total cost:  $________________
Contact us for price information

 

Includes
* Centrally located superior hotels (opt..to chose your the hotels you desire, extra fees may apply)

* All ferry port & airport transfers

* Walking tour of Rhodes
* Ferry tickets from Rhodes to Patmos
* Transfer services to the Monastery in Chora
* Ferry tickets from Patmos to Athens

* All taxes and service charges

 

Excludes
* Travel insurance ( assistance available if required)

We can tailor this trip to meet your requirements, all arrangements like add more days, include more ancients sites and more island tours.

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