Shore Excursion SizeStandard
Shore Excursion TypeScenic, Walking, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration3 Hours 30 Minutes
Shore Excursion Leaves FromCruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot Included
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. Guests must have their knees and shoulders covered if visiting a religious site.
RestrictionsEntrance fees to the museums are not included in price. The museums (Archeological Museum and Grand Master's Palace) are optional. You can visit it together with our guide and pay the entrance fees directly on the day, or you can enjoy some free time in the Old Town instead. The entrance fees are: Archeological Museum (not included) is approximately 8 EUR per person. Grand Master's Palace is approximately 6 EUR per person. Please note: the museums can change their prices at any time. Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain. Please have your knees and shoulders covered if visiting a religious site.
Your local English speaking guide will escort you into the Old Town, through the narrow maze of cobbled alleyways full of Classical, Ottoman, and Italian influences, stopping at the city's main highlights
Walk through the Jewish Quarter and into Ippokratous Square in the heart of Old Town. Along the famous Street of the Knights you will find small, medieval inns that housed the crusading knights. The end of this street leads you to the massive Grand Master Palace, a Gothic castle that was used as a palace, a fortress, and the headquarters of the Knight of Rhodes.
Pass by the Archeological Museum housed in the 15th century hospital of the Knights of Saint John, and see the Fortifications of the Palace. Throughout your tour you will hear fascinating medieval legends and learn the rich history of the Old Town. Stroll through layers of Rhodes history when you book this 3.5 hour walking tour now.