Day 6: Rhodes
We take the ferrt boat to Rhodes whose Old Town said to be the largest medieval city in Europe. This walled city was the epicenter of Crusader activity in Greece and its preservation makes the entire town a fascinating place to stroll.
Day 7: Rhodes
We cycle to the famous Valley of the Butterflies set in an enchanting shaded forest. From there we climb up and over to Seven Springs, another verdant spot flush with natural water. Evening stroll around Rhodes’ dry moat.
Day 8: Rhodes and Marmari, Turkey
A day trip by boat to Marmari, Turkey submerges us into an oriental atmosphere of Middle East cusine, Islamic architecture, mosques and a busy bazaar selling fine jewelry, leather and carpets.
Day 9: Rhodes
A guided tour of old town Rhodes takes us to all the glorious Crusader sites, including thePalace of the Grand Master and the Inns of the various European Orders. We explore the harbor where the Colossus of Rhodes is said to have stood, visit an active hamam (Turkish bath), the Jewish Quarter, the labyrinthine alleyways, hidden courtyards, and