West Coast Private Tour – Half Day

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    • star rating  Mike our tour guide, teacher, driver and now dear friend was amazing! We had the best day learning all about rhodes and seeing all the historical sights
      Mike went... read more

      September 6, 2022
    • star rating  today we visit old rhodos and we taked the taxi from sun palace. In 5 minutes the taxi was there and we meet antonios. We felt save in the taxi,... read more

      July 26, 2021
    • star rating  We used this taxi service for our journeys from and to the airport. The driver was there waiting for us and was helpful with the luggage. On the... read more

      avatar thumb Janice D
      May 20, 2019
    • star rating  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

      Gemma W
      August 19, 2019
    • star rating  We arranged our half day tour online and everything went perfectly. Kostas our driver met us outside our ship and we were off to see Rhodes. Kostas was... read more

      July 21, 2019
    • star rating  Allure tours provided an excellent informative tour. The guide was excellent . Her breadth of knowledge was superb and the pace moved in an efficient and comfortable manner. We were... read more

      June 16, 2019
    • star rating  My boyfriend and I ended up spending two days with Mr Nicholas. He was absolutely incredible and these were by far the two best days of our trip. I have... read more

      Jelisa M
      October 1, 2021
    • star rating  I am excited, excellent communication, Mr. driver was amazing, friendly and very sympathetic, fulfilled my every wish all day I felt like a queen .... This day will be among... read more

      July 7, 2020
    • star rating  We thoroughly enjoyed our experience in Rhodes. The driver picked us up promptly and we were able to drive inside the city walls for a quick look before heading out... read more

      Chris B
      June 25, 2019
    • star rating  We joined another couple for a taxi tour of Rhodes led by Kostas Sarikas. Kostas met us at the ship, took us through the old town of Rhodes, the acropolis... read more

      John K
      September 2, 2019

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    Rhodes West Coast Half Day Tour

    It will be our pleasure to welcome you to Rhodes!

    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.

    Browse our Rhodes day tours and shore excursions and feel free to send us your comments and special requests. Our travel specialists can custom tailor our tours to match your interests or even create a totally new program just for you.

    Rhodes West Coast Half Day Tour

    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. 

    • Rhodes Old Town - Grand Master Palace and Knight's Street
    • Rhodes Colossus - Mandraki Harbor
    • Northern point of the island - where Aegean and Mediterranean sea meet each other
    • Monthe Smith Hill - panoramic view of Rhodes city
    • Acropolis of Rhodes - Apollo Temple, Ancient Stadium and Amphitheatre
    • Filerimos Hill or Butterfly Valley
    • Ancient Kamiros

    Tour Type

    Half Day Rhodes Private Tour

    Tour Flexibility

    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.

    Meeting Point

    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.

    Tour Remarks

    • No Deposit Needed
    • Flexible Program
    • Local Drivers
    • Comfortable Luxury Cars
    • 100% Guarantee return on time for the departure of your cruise

    Helpful Extras

    • Comfortable Shoes
    • Sun protection - Hat, Glasses and UV cream
    • Camera to catch your memorable trip
    • Water & Snacks
    Detail Itinerary
    West Coast Half Day Tour

    Stop 1Rhodes Old Town

    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.

    Rhodes Grand Master Palace
    Rhodes Knight's Street

    Stop 2Mandraki Harbor - Colossos Area and Annunciation Church

    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.

    Mandraki Harbour
    Rhodes Annunciation Church

    Stop 3Northern point of the island and Monthe Smith Hill

    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.

    Rhodes Ixia
    Panoramic Rhodes

    Stop 4Acropolis of Rhodes

    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.

    Rhodes Acropolis
    Rhodes Ancient Stadium

    Stop 5Filerimos Hill

    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.

    Filerimos Hill
    Rhodes Filerimos Cross

    Stop 6Butterfly Valley

    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.

    Rhodes Butterfly Valley
    Butterfly Valley

    Stop 7Ancient Kamiros

    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.

    Ancient Kamiros
    Rhodes Kamiros
    West Coast Half Day Tour
    West Coast Half Day Tour
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    hawaiibased - Santa Rosa, California

    Couple Traveller

    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.

    June 21, 2018
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