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I booked two day tours with Rhodes Taxi Tours and was very happy with both. There was flexibility in terms of putting the itinerary together, I had enough time to... read more visit the different sights, and overall everything was well planned. I had a great driver who gave me a lot of information about the island and very quickly understood what I was interested in, so both days were great. He was also very pleasant to be with and we had good discussions. I highly recommend booking with this company. …
It was a perfect day from the vey start! We arrived on a cruise ship to Rhodes and we were met just outside the ship by our driver. The car... read more was really comfortable and luxury and it was just for us! Our driver was a local and he managed to show us such a great places! It was a great experience and we would highly recommend this private tour! Would love to return to Rhodes again one day
Nicholas was an incredible guide of Rhodes. He drove us all around the island, making sure we saw all the sights that the island is known for, as well as... read more local destinations and businesses, including lunch at a beautiful tavern. He was so engaging, funny, and gave us a real understanding of life on the island. Not to mention, he so generously gifted my family olive oil, made by his own family. Thanks for a great day, Nicholas!
We had asked for this tour to be adapted to our requirements which Nicholas had arranged without hesitation. Our driver Micheal was such a lovely man and so knowledgable of... read more the area it was a joy listening to him. He took us to some lovely places stopping for photo opportunities along the way. We were given adequate free time to explore some sites including Lindos and shown many interesting things we would have missed without Michael. The Taverna we were taken to for lunch was a spectacular outdoor eatery with wonderful views over the bay, and the food was delicious. We would recommend these tours without hesitation.
Brian and Elizabeth
When we landed in Rhodes on our cruise ship Mr Nicholas who I have toured with a couple of times was already waiting besides the ship for my friends and... read more myself to take us on a tour to Lindos . Because I had such nice experiences with Nicholas a couple of times before I had contacted him again and received fast and detailed responses of what and where he could take us for the day.
We had a great ride to the Mandraki Harbour , Smith Hill and up to the Filerimos Hill with the monastery and the big cross and the beautiful view after which we went towards Lindos . Because I had been to the Acropolis before and my friends did not want to climb the big hill we just went to the village and the St Paul's Bay .
Last time Nicholas had taken us to a very nice little roadside restaurant with a great view and we had a beautiful Greek lunch there I had asked him to take my new friends there again and asked him to order a very nice Greek lunch with a fish for the 3 of us .
It was wonderful and we did not leave much on our plates other than the bones .
After going by some very nice beaches he took us back towards the port . We had a wonderful day together and I can certainly recommend that you ask for Mr Nicholas when you are in Rhodes.!
I would highly recommend this. We had a fantastic driver who spoke to us all the way around the island and we got loads of information about the history and... read more saw some fantastic views. Would definitely do it again
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Discover Rhodes through our day tours and shore excursions and maximize your stay on the island. Let us drive you through the beauty of this magnificent island and share its beauties with you. All our Rhodes day tours are private and flexible and can be adjusted to the needs of any group. We can optimize your day so that you can see as many monuments as possible at your own pace.
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Explore Rhodes off the beaten path: Enjoy more of Rhodes sites and natural beauty and discover places less introduced in the Travelers Guides. This tour includes 1-hour city tour of Rhodes town and the main highlights on the West coast.
You will have the opportunity to visit the Old Town, the Mandraki harbor together with the area where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood. Then you will walk through the ancient Acropolis of Rhodes and see the remains of the temple of Appolo, the stadium and the Amphitheatre. After that, we will visit the Filerimos hill with its gorgeous panoramic view of the West coast of the island. For the period from 15th June till 15th Sept we will include in our program the beautiful Butterfly Valley. Last in our program are the ruins of the Ancient Kamiros and then we will return back to our starting point.
Half Day Rhodes Private Tour
You can extend your tour as much as you want. We are very flexible to any change in your program.
We can easily add an extra hour for lunch at traditional Greek tavern or some free time at a beach of your choice. Alternatively, we can arrange a visit to a nice seaside tavern near the sea so that you can combine and enjoy both a fabulous lunch and some beach time.
We can meet you directly at the Airport or at the reception desk of your Hotel, Apartment or private Villa.
If you coming on a cruise we will meet you at the pier, at the correct dock. We are licensed to get into the dockside and our driver will be waiting for you just outside your cruise, holding a paper sign with your name on it.
We will start our tour from Rhodes Old town which is the biggest inhabited medieval town in Europe. More than 4.000 people are still living inside. The Medieval Town of Rhodes is listed in the World Heritage Sites List of UNESCO with cultural sites with exceptional value and it is protected for the benefit of all Humanity. The Old town is closing for cars at 9.00AM so we need to start our tour at 8.30AM. You will have a 20min drive inside so that we can show you the main monuments – Grand Master Palace, Knights’ street and the Clock Tower.
In case you are not able to start at 8.30AM or there is any change in the regulations of the city we will show you the best from outside.
After the Old town, we will continue towards the new part of the town and visit the Mandraki port where once stood the famous Colossus of Rhodes – one of the seven wonders of the Ancient world. The Colossus was a big statue of the god of the sun – Helios and it stood for 56 years when an earthquake destroyed it. We will stop for pictures of the area and you can also enter and see the Church of the Annunciation which is the biggest Orthodox church in the town with very beautiful handmade paintings on the walls and impressive chandeliers.
From there we will pass and see the Northern point of the island where the Aegean sea and Mediterranean sea are meeting each other and then we will stop for a panoramic view of the city from the Monthe Smith Hill.
Next we will visit the Acropolis of Rhodes. You can walk and explore the area and see the Temple of Appolo, the Ancient stadium and Amphitheatre.
From there we will continue our tour on the West Coast of the island and we will first visit Filerimos Hill which is approximately 16km away from the city of Rhodes. Once it was the citadel of the ancient town of Ialysos. You will be able to see the 2 monasteries which are situated there and the 18m high cross.
For the period from mid of June till the mid of September, we can substitute the stop at Filerimos Hill with a visit to the Butterfly Valley. The valley is a natural reserve, unique of its kind. You can enjoy a peaceful walk and admire the nature and the butterflies. Your driver will wait for you on the other side of the park.
From here we will drive towards Ancient Kamiros where you will be able to see the ruins of Kamiros – one of the first three cities on the island. With the foundation of the City of Rhodes in 408 BC, Kamiros started to decline. Nowadays it is a very important archaeological site, as the ancient village is preserved in excellent condition. Important findings from the area are part of the collections of the British Museum and the Louvre.
Wonderful day on Rhodes with Kostas
After reading the cruise ship’s excursion options, we decided to plan our own day. I was able to easily book a driver through Rhodes Taxi Tours. Kostas Stratis met us at the dock in his clean and comfortable car. His English was excellent (he speaks about four languages) and he proudly showed us the sights we requested, explaining the both the history and the current events. He was considerate of some of my walking limitations and made sure that the drop-off and pick-up points for some of the walks we wanted to take (Butterfly Valley) were the best for me. The visit to Anastasia Triantafyllou winery was extra-special, as we were the only patrons there and had a fine opportunity to talk vineyards and winemaking with Anastasia herself. Kostas had arranged a lunch for us in a beautiful restaurant overlooking the ocean, Panorama Tsampikas Archangelos, where the manager or owner of Rhodes Taxi Tours met us and thanked us for using their services. Kostas was outstanding and the tour company itself very responsive to our particular requests.