Take the time to explore one of the largest Island in the Eastern Mediterranean, and discover her rich Roman and Byzantine history that has been uncovered. You will have the chance to walk through the largest still thriving Medieval town. Feel as if you were in the Middle Ages while discovering the fortifications built by the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Rhodes is the home of the unique Acropolis of Lindos, with its picturesque inhabitants, and stunningly beautiful nature.
WALKING TOUR AT THE MEDIEVAL TOWN
Duration 4 hours
This town will get you back many centuries as it was built in the 14th century from the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem as a fortress and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You have the chance to walk around the most beautiful medieval pedestrians inside the fortress and the impressive walls that have been preserved almost as they were, and the huge stone made Palace of the Grand Master will give you a taste of this impressing era. Also, you will see the Archaeological Museum with important collections of tombstones and mosaics, the Street of the Knights, a cobbled street 200 meters long, and the four picturesque Gates of entrance, which represent the languages of the Knights. The old city has a unique market inside the Town that had been adapted in the stone-built chambers as it is a commercial center suitable for walking, eating and shopping.
LINDOS AND SEVEN SPRINGS
Duration 4 hours
We will drive along the picturesque south-eastern coastline, dotted with white-washed villages, to Lindos, one of the most important of the three great cities of ancient times. The entire city is guarded by medieval walls which were constructed by the Knights of Saint John in the 13th century. Within them stands the ancient Acropolis of Lindos, on the brink of a precipice 400 feet above the sea. We will go on foot uphill, to admire the Acropolis and Temple of Athena. Afterwards you will discover the hidden paradise at Seven Springs to meet the pure nature of the island and explore the crystal-clear waters of the lake, that had been constructed due to the dam. The waterfalls along with the old sycamores around the water paths inside the forest, make an impressive picture that will give you moments of relaxation and fluffiness.