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Rhodes: Filerimos, Kamiros , Kritinia castle in small group

Rhodes: Filerimos, Kamiros , Kritinia castle in small group

Go, explore, enjoy the sights, history and learn all the secrets of the Island. Discover the major landmarks on the gorgeous island of Rhodes as you follow your expert guide on an insightful excursion. Visit Mount Filerimos with its medieval monastery, the ancient city of Kamiros, which was destroyed by an earthquake, visit the great castle of Kritinia with a unique view, visit Embonas village one of the most famous wine villages on the Island. Ride an full air-conditioned mini bus Mercedes to your first stop, Mount Filerimos. Walk by the representation of the Stations of the Cross and admire the breathtaking panoramic view. Visit the medieval monastery built in the early 14th century and hear the amazing story of Our Lady of Filerimos. After a short picturesque drive, arrive at your next stop Ancient Kamiros, an ancient Doric city founded in the 6th century. See the acropolis and temples of this tragic site that was destroyed by an earthquake in 142 AD. Continue your drive you can visit the great castle of Kritinia with a unique view. You can enjoy the magnificent panoramic view and take a nice photo. Built on a hilltop in 1472 by the Knights of St. John, the castle's remains overlook the Aegean Sea. From there you will enjoy a fantastic spot with Greek Islands in the background like Chalki, Alimia, Makri, and Tilos. Afterwards continue your drive through the mountains you will visit the most famous wine village on the island, Embonas. There you can enjoy the traditional foods of a Greek local tavern with local ingredients . Also there will be a free wine tasting session at a traditional winery , that you have the opportunity to taste the best local wine, local products like honey, olive oil , olives and visit a traditional style house. And you have some free time to explore the village on your own and meet the local villagers . Your last stop before you return to your accommodation, you can visit one of the most famous monasteries of the island of Rhodes Saint Nikolaos - Fountoukli church. Tiny and charming Byzantine church dates from the 14th to 15th century A.D. There is also a small fountain with natural spring water that you can drink from and that they say will lengthen your life.

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