“Beyond cities and resorts, a whole world of sights and experiences await”
Journey through Rhodes island and its top sightseeing spots with comfort & ease, and get a comprehensive overview from a knowledgeable tour guide. Explore Kallithea Thermes with impressive open-air spaces, enjoy time at your leisure in the verdant Valley of the Butterflies, and stop at the Filerimos hill to learn about the Ancient Ialyssos and see hundreds of peacocks.
Departing from the busy city center, our local tour guide will first take you along the East Coast of the island to our first destination – KALLITHEA. It is a real jewel, filled with romantic sculptures, fountains, flower-filled yards pawed with black and white pebbles. This picturesque place has been made world-famous by films such as „Guns of Navarone”! Amaze yourself with the landscape, learn about its history, hear stories about the SPA and its springs & baths. You will also have free time to discover the exhibition in the „Big Rotunda”, the little fountain with the „Eros” statue, enjoy your morning coffee at the beach cafe and soak up the atmosphere!
After, it is time to head to our second site on our TOP 3 list— BUTTERFLY Valley. While driving through Rhodes countryside with a beautiful landscape full of olive, cypress, pomegranate, citrus fruit trees, learn all about the unique ecosystem of the Pelecanos canyon. Rhodes is an extremely verdant island, with many areas of rich vegetation and natural beauty, and the renewed Valley is the most famous one! It got its name from the Kalimorphos Panaxia Quatripunctaria – a colored species of moth, that looks very much like a butterfly. They gather in great numbers during the hot summer months (June to September). You will have plenty of free time to lose yourself in this green oasis.
Then meet your guide again to get on board for the third part of the tour! We will hit the road through the Trianda village and drive all the way up to the spectacular Filerimos mountain! You will be welcomed there by many peacocks naturally residing in the area. FILERIMOS is built on the site of the ancient Doric city of IALYSSOS, considered the oldest of the three ancient city-states in Rhodes. Take your time to wander along the old stone path towards the imposing cross, enjoy the scenic view of the West coast, capture a photo of peacocks or visit the medieval monastery. Do not be surprised if our guide will try to convince you to taste a specific liqueur made of seven locally-found herbs which recipe comes from Capuchin monks and is still kept in secret.
Duration approx. 7 hours
Hotel pickups start from 08:40 – depending on your hotel location
Precise PICK-UP TIME & PLACE for your exact accommodation will be provided upon the booking on your Booking Confirmation Voucher.
If you have reduced mobility or special needs, please contact us before booking or do let us know in the remarks. We do our best to welcome everyone on board and make everyone feel comfortable!
Infants under 3 years may join the tour free of charge, please note that no car seat is provided. Infants must be seated on the parent’s lap. Children under 10 years have 50% discount.
Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved.
Please note, Butterly season is during mid-June-mid-September. We operate the tour also offseason. While Butterflies are the main attraction of the Valley, there are other very important and interesting things to do and see. The Valley is full of rare protected plants, waterfalls, and little crabs, a small monastery at the top of the hill.
In low-season, the Valley of the Butterflies might be replaced by Valley of 7 Springs & Eleousa Italian Village.
Inclusions: Hotel/ port pick up and drop-off (or the closest possible pickup location in Ixia, Ialyssos, Rhodes Town, Kallithea), shared transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned medium-size coach, English speaking local tour guide.
Exclusions: Meals & refreshments, Gratuities. Admission fees to the sites.
-Hotel/ port pick up and drop-off (or the closest possible pickup location) in Ialyssos, Ixia, Rhodes town, and Kallithea
-Shared transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned medium-size coach
-English speaking local tour guide
Meals & refreshments
Admission fees to sites:
Kallithea 2€ (group ticket price
Butterfly Valley 3€ (May, October) 5€ (June-September)
Filerimos Monastery (optional visit) 6€
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Diese tour ist wirklich sehr schön und jeden Cent wert. die aufenthalte in den stationen waren nicht zu kurz so das man genügend zeit hat sich alles anzusehen. die reiseleitung war sehr freundlich. alles in allem eine klare empfehlung und sehr informativ.capt_howdy85
We were on this trip today and it was so good! The tour guide marieanna was so nice and extremely knowledgeable on the sights and Rhodes itself. The bus driver yanis was very nice, polite, and chatty, we visited the Kalithea springs first and it was truly beautiful, lovely sight with an interesting history, somewhere I probably wouldn’t have chosen to go , but glad it was included as it was very pretty architecture and interesting history. Second stop was the valley of the butterflies, This was our main reason for the trip and it did not disappoint, the butterflies were beautiful, the valley was very busy, we didn’t make it to the top, but probably about 2/3rds up. Was just amazing to see. Final stop Was mount Filermos, again stunning views from the cross and the side of the mountain, and the peacocks were beautiful and not aggressive! Loved...Kgf1990
GREAT Mercedes Van, Air Condition and a great tour guide provided by Manos Going. They absolutely made the whole trip worth whileTour62565971542
This tour was the best day of our holiday! Everything about it was fantastic. We were very fortunate in that the bus picked us up outside our hotel (we were staying in Sunwing Kallithea), and were warmly welcomed by both the tour guide, and the bus driver. Throughout the entire day, the amazing tour guide lady provided us with lots of amazing information and knowledge of the local area, and the different areas that we were visiting. She was incredibly friendly, and provided honest advise about each sight we visited, for example, she suggested at the butterfly valley to complete the upper valley rather than the lower valley as we were able to see more, and she was correct. All three sights were worth the visit. We had to pay entry for the kallithea springs (2 euros), and the butterfly valley (5 euros), totalling only 7 euros which was fantastic....jll3555
The tour started with a prompt pick up, we were greeted with a friendly smile by Mariana our tour guide. Between destinations she gave us an insightful talk of the highlights of this beautiful island where we learnt more about the history of the places we would visit. Entry to each place was very reasonable coating approx €15-20 per couple for the three stops, and we were able to enjoy each stop with ample time. Our driver Yanis was very pleasant and provided a safe and comfortable journey. Lovely people, fabulous sites to experience. Full of information, history and heart from a true gem of an island. We would recommend and join one of these tours again. Thanks for a wonderful experience! Kirsty & DanielKirsty W
Wir haben kurzfristig für den nächsten Tag eine Tour mit den drei Highlights “Kallithea, Schmetterlingstal und Filerimos” gebucht. Die Abholung erfolgte pünktlich auf die Minute am Kreuzfahrtterminal. Marianne war super informativ und hat alles im Detail erklärt. Auf dem Rückweg wurden wir in der Stadt rausgelassen, sodass wir diese ebenso erkundigen könnten. Der Anbieter ist empfehlenswert. Der Bus war klimatisiert, wir hatten überall genug Zeit und es handelt sich um keinen Massentourismus. Many thanks to Marianne and the Bus driverStefanie Messerschmidt
Wir buchten 3 Tagesausflüge bei Manosgoing (Lindos Express, Top 3 Rhodos und Best of Rhodes) und waren sehr zufrieden. Sehr freundlicher und pünktlicher Service (Abholung und Zurückbringen zum Hotel). Sehr kompetente und geschulte Reiseleitung einen Tag durch Manos selbst und an den beiden anderen Tagen durch Marianna. Beide haben sich viel Mühe mit ihren Gästen gegeben. Marianna spricht nicht deutsch, aber perfektes Englisch. Manos spricht gutes Deutsch und sehr gutes Englisch. Auch Manos’ Ehefrau hat uns bereits im Vorfeld der Buchung sehr freundlich und ausführlich beraten und dazu beigetragen, dass wir ein Willkommens-Gefühl bekamen und wir sehr gerne wieder eine Reise nach Rhodos buchen.Anni Puschner