Trips & Excursions in Rhodes
Rhodes is spectacularly diverse, rich in ancient vestiges, and fascinating for nature lovers so much that it begs you to plan trips and excursions to encounter its treasures.
The island offers all kinds of opportunities for guided tours, day trips to remote attractions, boat rides, adventure treks, and discovery excursions.
When you stay at Leonardo Kolymbia Resort on Rhodes, you have a plethora of choices to explore the island. Climb up Mount Filerimos for views that spell wonders every time. Go on a day trip to Monólithos to see its famous 15th-century Venetian castle and a charming little church dedicated to St. Panteleimon.
Kallithea’s thermal springs are less than 30 minutes drive from Leonardo Kolymbia Resort. Known since the 7th century BC for their therapeutic properties the springs are now a favourite destination for locals and tourists alike.
And then, there’s the Valley of the Seven Springs – Epta Piges, as they call it in Greek – a world of magic to escape the heat of the summer full of surprises for the more adventurous types.
There are boat trips to several nearby islands or the Rhodes destinations easier to access on water than land. For those who still prefer the sturdiness of the ground, a 4WD safari is a rewarding way to travel across the countryside.
You can reach Filerimos Mountain in less than 40 minutes by car when you stay at Leonardo Kolymbia Resort on Rhodes. It’s worth the drive because it offers plenty to see and do on a day trip. Also known as the Acropolis of Ancient Ialysos, it is famous as the site of a former Catholic monastery, which is no longer in use, and several other religious landmarks.Read More
Typical Greek with traditionally white-washed homes with rooftop terraces overlooking the hills and the sea, Monolithos Village is a little over an hour drive from Leonardo Kolymbia Resort on Rhodes. You can visit the hamlet to take a stroll on its streets and to observe the lifestyle of the locals.Read More
Boat trip to Anthony Quinn, Kallithea bays & Traganou caves
One of the most rounded boat tours available, when you stay on Rhodes, will take you to see the scenic Anthony Quinn Bay and Kallithea Bay, stopping to both for swimming and snorkelling. Exploring the Traganou Cave is part of the experience too. Most of these trips include in their prices snacks and drinks.Read More
Rhodes Old Town
The Old Town of Rhodes, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since in 1988, is a fascinating tourist destination, with a rich history and plenty to see and do. It is particularly favoured as a shopping and dining destination, as its old alleyways are lined up with tourist shops selling souvenirs, fashion, and groceries.Read More
Pefkos was once a peaceful little fishing village, quaint and understated, sprawling along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea on the slopes of a pine-clad hill. In fact, Pefkos takes its name from the pines. The beguiling landscape, the peaceful atmosphere, and the idyllic beaches of this settlement attract mainly travellers who seek a haven away from the madding crowds.Read More
Gennadi is a small traditional hamlet in southern Rhodes, about 45 minutes drive from Leonardo Kolymbia Resort. It boasts typical village architecture, with whitewashed buildings, little mom and pop shops, and fountains with natural spring water that comes from the Pano Vrisi cave.Read More