VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond

VIP Program Mediterranean Diamond

Arrival - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond

1st Day – Arrival in Rhodes
Flight to Rhodes. Transfer to the hotel.





City Tour - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond2nd Day – City tour in Rhodes-Town, Half Day (09.00 – 13.00 hours)
Enjoy a relaxing panoramic coach tour through the modern town and the fantastic view from its highest point, the Monte Smith hill, where you will admire the remains of the Acropolis of ancient Rhodes, the Apollo Temple and the Stadium.

Afterwards the tour follows the fortification walls of the Old Town and you’ll have the opportunity for unforgettable views over the harbour, the fortifications and the mixture of churches and mosques. You’ll discover the medieval town, which has been declared World Heritage of UNESCO, by foot and suddenly feel transported back to medieval times. Enjoy a guided tour in the Grand Masters’ Palace and have a look at the famous Knights’ Street and the Inns of the Knights, which are dated from the 12th century. These impressive examples of medieval architecture will give you the feeling that you might run into a knight on his horse…
You will definitely fall in love with Rhodes!

Lindos - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond3rd Day – Archangelos – Lindos, Full Day (09.00 – 17.00 hours)
The excursion today will lead you along the east coast and is unquestionably a highlight. You will drive through orange plantations to the village of Archangelos, which remains very traditional in spite the large number of visitors. But your main target today will be Lindos, where you will discover the ruins of the Acropolis and its Athena Lindia Temple.

The view which it offers is stunning. You see the small St-Paul’s Harbour and beneath the white village with its narrow small streets. Coming down from the Acropolis, you have the opportunity to visit a church of the 13th century. The inner part has been decorated with beautiful frescos. In the afternoon, you have time for a walk through the village or a swim in the crystal clear waters of the bay of Lindos.

Valley of the Butterflies - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond4th Day – Filerimos – Kamiros – Valley of Butterflies, Full Day (09.00 – 17.00 hours)
Driving along the west coast, you will finally arrive at the village of Ialyssos (Trianta) and then drive up the hill to Filerimos, where you will discover the ruins of the ancient Acropolis of Ialyssos and the monastery. You should follow the “Cross Way” in the shade of the high trees until the big white cross on the other end of the hill, from which the view over the plain of Trianta and the airport is absolutely superb.

Additionally you will be impressed by the Valley of butterflies, a beautiful green valley in the middle of woods, which is crossed by rivers and wooden bridges. From July to September, the valley is filled with thousands of butterflies. But the whole year round this natural site is magic.

The ancient city of Kamiros is an important archaeological site of Greece, where you will find ruins of buildings and monuments of the Hellenistic period.

Symi - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond5th Day – Boat trip to Symi and Panormitis, Full Day (08.00 – 18.00 hours)
The small island Symi is situated northern from Rhodes and is an incredibly picturesque island. After a two-hour trip along the Turkish coast, you will make your first acquaintance with Symi in the beautiful harbour Ialos.

A small walk through the narrow streets of the village will let you discover the small houses, all painted in different colours. Symi has also been for many years a well-known sponge island. You’ll have the opportunity to buy a natural sponge for your bath.
The boat will then bring you on another one-hour trip to the other side of the island, where the monastery PANORMITIS stands over the bay. It is dedicated to the Archangel Michael and is an important pilgrimage place for Greeks.
Symi will charm you and will never leave your memory!

Monolithos - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond6th Day – Island tour with Monolithos, Full Day (09.00 – 17.00 hours)
The tour today will bring you to the quiet south and south west of the island. The drive along the west coast will reveal the green side of the island and wild beaches.

But Rhodes also has mountainous landscapes to offer. On the third highest mountain of the island, Profitis Ilias, you will breathe forest air. The largest one of the two hotels, which stand there in the middle of woods and have been built during Italian occupation, has been renovated and is functioning again as a hotel, restaurant and café. From there, the street leads next to the highest mountain (Ataviros), through the village Siana, until Monolithos and is sprinkled with unbelievable panoramic views. But not less stunning is the view from the old Castle of Monolithos (built by the knights) over the islands on the opposite side.
On the way back, it is worth stopping at the small Byzantine church of Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli, which possesses interesting medieval frescos.

Shopping - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond7th Day – Morning Shopping Tour (09.30 – 13.30 hours)
Transfer to various locations for shopping and more. This is the chance to buy everything you want before you go back home. Souvenirs, Ceramics, Jewelery, Clothes, Furs.

Departure - VIP Program: Mediterranean Diamond8th Day – Departure
Transfer to the Airport for the Flight back home.

Hotel Accommodation in 5 Star Hotels on Half-Board(Breakfast & Dinner)
Transfers by Luxury Vehicles on Arrival and Departure
Five Days of Excursions by Luxury Vehicles and Official Speaking Guide
One Day Cruise to Symi & Panormitis
Entrances in the Archaeological Areas