Level of difficulty
- Daypack (approx.20 lt.)
- Trekking shoes
- Waterproof jacket
- Water bottle
- Sun cream
- Sun glasses
- Swimming suit
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 7, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader - guide, all taxes and VAT.
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Air fare to and from Rhodes, personal travel-health insurance, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, personal expenses, entrance fees in Museums, and other sites of interest that are not included in the program.
Rhodes 7 days family adventures
1st day: Arrivals
Arrival at Rhodes airport and transfer to the hotel.
2nd day: Visit of Monte Smith and the old town of Rhodes.
We start with the visit of the Monte Smith with the remains of the ancient temple of Apollo and the stadium. Afterwards we walk through the old city with its monuments from the medieval times,several mosques from the ottoman period and the old jewish quarter.In the Castello of the Grand Master we can enjoy the old mosaics mainly from the island of Kos.Return to the hotel and time for a swim before dinner.
3rd day: Castello of Faraklo-Lindos
The Thermes of Callithea beautifully restored bring us back to an atmosphere of the '30s.They were the scenery of many greek and international movies. On the way to the south of the island we stop for a picture of the Castello of Faraklo and we visit the byzantine church of Asklipio with its magnificent wall paintings.Lunch and possibility for a swim. On returning to Rhodes we visit the acropolis of Lindos the most visited archeological site of the island and we can stroll through the traditional village with the small narrow streets and all the shops and cafes.
4th day: Filerimos-Kameiros
From the hill of Filerimos we enjoy the view over the northern part of Rhodes. The acropolis and the city of Kameiros with its houses and its temples bring us back to the antiquity.Before we have a lunch break and a swim in the clear water we can climb up to the Fortress of Cretenia. Our visit of the western coast of the island finishes with the fortress of Monolithos from where - by clear sky and good weather - we can admire the incredible richness of the greek island archipelagos. On the way back to the hotel we have the oppurtunity to see the differences of the rhodian landscape from the extreme dry areas to the green forests. What a fantastic combination on one island!
5th day: Symi-monastery of Panormitis
Boat trip to Symi island once famous for its sponges! The boat will take us from Rhodes harbour over to Symi where we can spend the day. We can walk up to the castle of the knights ( 1 hour +100m/-100m ) and coming back into the main town we can visit the monastery of Panormitis one of the most visited places on the island. Enjoy a nice lunch break and then we return by boat to Rhodes.
6th day: Seven Springs
Rhodes is famous for the unique species of butterflies in a valley south of the town and with this we start our last day on the island. We continue though villages towards the second highest mountain and in a restored chateau of the italian occupation we can enjoy a cup of coffee before we continue for the last stop by the Seven Springs, where in the shade of trees accompanied by the sound of the running water we can relax and enjoy our farewell lunch. Return to the town in the afternoon and we have the rest of the day free to enjoy our last day on the island.
7th day: Departures
Transfer to the airport for the flight home.
Insurance: Participants should be covered by their own personal travel-health insurance and prior to the trip. The personal insurance must at least cover medical expenses as well as air rescue and the cost of repatriation.
Alpine Travel is not responsible for any accidents or mishaps directly or indirectly related to the tour. (See Terms & Conditions)
Period: From April to October 2017.
Accommodation: 3* Hotel. The trip prices are based on double occupancy.
Food: Every morning we have breakfast in the hotels, picnic lunch en route and a dinner at local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips)
Group Size: 4-16 participants.
Difficulty Level: (1)