During the day, you will enjoy Rhodes city, followed by a cooking master class and wine tasting.
You will start your day from the city tour of Rhodes Town. At first in the company of our fully licensed, knowledgeable and very friendly guide you will go through the modern Rhodes. Get to know the symbol of Rhodes – the Deer Statues at the entrance of the Mandraki Harbor. It is believed that the stag and the doe now stand on the place where once used to be the legendary lighthouse - Colossus of Rhodes. Driving along the Mandraki Esplanade, passing government buildings, contemplating the Church of Annunciation, a contemporary copy of the old church of the Knights of St. John, you arrive at Monte Smith – hill from which opens a stunning view of Rhodes surrounded by sparkling sea.
The comfortable, air-conditioned minivan will bring you to the upper Gate d'Amboise where you leave it and enter the Old City to enjoy the walking tour along narrow streets of the history. The guide will invite you to visit the impressive Palace of the Grand Masters. While looking at the interiors you will know for whom the palace was built in the14th century, who destroyed it in the 19th and why it was completely rebuilt in the 20th.
Leaving the palace, you will continue the tour walking along the Street of Knights where lived the crusades in specially constructed inns once. Down the street you will find the 15th century Knight's Hospital, which is now a very interesting Archaeological Museum. The Hospital is incredibly well-preserved, that makes it a very exciting source of information about everyday life of the crusades.
After feeding your spirit with fascinating history of the island, it is time to think about the stomach! We invite you to the local tavern where experienced, friendly and inspiring Chef will prepare the best dishes of Greek cuisine. You can watch him cooking famous tzatziki – fried meatballs and ask him to reveal the secrets. Use this priceless first-hand experience to upgrade your cooking skills, bring this knowledge back home and impress your friends with your new creations in Greek style.
After cooking master class, it is time to try the food which the Chef has prepared with your help. Since the meal is accompanied by the good Greek wine, you will find the results of the cooking impeccable! After the feast, your guide will accompany you to the nearby Socrates Square, where the tour is finished.
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Lunch box: traditional Greek lunch with local wine is included.
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Size of group:
Small: Number of tourists in Small Shore Excursions and Tours varies from 2 to 17 people. In comparison with large excursions offered by the cruise lines, this type of group tours provides better attention to your personal needs and interests.
Standard: Standard Shore Excursions and Tours usually vary from 17 to 50 people, nevertheless our absolute priority – quality of the tour – remains untouched, which differs us from the large cruise lines.
Private: Private Shore Excursions and Tours give you the chance to enjoy a customized tour designed especially for you and your friends. Quite often, if your party consists of 4 guests or more, the price of the tour can be less than the one offered by the large cruise lines.
Level of activity:
Easy: You should expect only enjoyable easy walking without required climbing, jumping or running. Nevertheless, you may need to make a few steps.
Moderate: You should be prepared for a fair amount of walking with going up and down the steps. Sometimes you will need to deal with uneven surfaces like medieval cobblestones.
Intensive: You should be ready for a large amount of walking and/or climbing. We expect you not to be afraid of unpaved and uneven surfaces. Booking this type of tour, be ready for an adventure!