Private Tour: Rhodes City Including the Old Town and Palace of the Grand Masters

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From $507.04

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Rhodes, Rhodes

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Get acquainted with the city of Rhodes on a 3.5-hour private tour, and discover Rhodes Old Town — a UNESCO World Heritage site — as well as modern sights around Mandraki Esplanade. With a private guide, learn about the city’s history and the legacy left on the city by the Knights Crusaders, the soldiers who led a series of holy wars during the Middle Ages. See the striking city gates of Porte d’Amboise, stroll down the Street of the Knights and tour the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (entry own expense).

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's Not Included

Entrance fee to Palace of the Grand Masters (6 euro)



Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • It is highly recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

As you pass by the Mandraki Esplanade, you will see the government buildings, Church of Annunciation built in 1925, a replica of the Old Church of the Knights of St. John and the Deer Statues at the entrance of Mandraki Port.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Acropolis of Rhodes
Your drive will then continue up to Monte Smith for panoramic views and photo opportunities over Rhodes and the Aegean Sea and the Acropolis of Rhodes and a shortstop to Diagoras ancient stadium.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Medieval City
Next, you will continue along the walls of Rhodes' Old City to reach the upper Gate D'Amboise. Here, you will leave your transportation and begin a walking tour of the Old Town. Entering through the massive gates, the first thing you see is the imposing Palace of the Grand Masters.

• Admission Ticket Free

Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes
After a brief explanation outside, you will proceed to the Palace for a guided walking tour of many of the major rooms located on the second floor. The Palace was built in the 14th century A.D., destroyed in 1856 and rebuilt in 1939 by the Italians in order to accommodate the King of Italy, Emmanuel II and Mussolini. Departing the palace, you will find yourself at the top of the Street of the Knights.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included


Great way to see Rhodes, and learn its history
Footloose_9, 19-03-2019
This was a great walking tour and a good way to see the city and learn its history in the short period of time we had here with the cruise ship.
Un lieu incontournable
Bruno S, 29-07-2022
Très beau palais chargé d histoire, à voir absolument pour comprendre le passé de l'île.
Compter une heure de visite libre ou guidée.

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