Welcome to Lindos


Lindos has been enjoying its wonderful setting for 4000 years, since the Dorians founded the first settlement at this excellent harbour and vantage point. Since then it has been successively overlaid with Byzantine, Frankish and Turkish structures, the remains of which can be glimpsed all around.


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$28.78 Day Trips & Excursions

Lindos Independent Tour from Rhodes Town, Ixia, and Ialyssos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Viewing point for LindosLindos village view point - stop for panoramic photosDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Village of Lindos, Lindos, Rhodes, Dodecanese, South AegeanEnjoy your 4 hours free time exploring Lindos village. Lindos has something to offer for every traveler – scenic views, Archaeological sites, sandy beaches, fun activities, and great choice of restaurants & little boutiques! Duration: 4 hours

$1046.98 Private & Custom Tours

Lindos, Rhodes Old Town Private Tour with Cruise Port Pickup

Start your shore excursion with a pickup from the Port of Rhodes, and then travel along the island’s east coast with your private guide. Gaze out of your minivan’s window at some of Rhodes’ most beautiful beaches, pass through sleepy island villages and then stop in Lindos, Rhodes’ famous ancient village.Lindos’ pretty streets are fringed by the sugar cube houses found on many a Greek island, but it’s the magnificent 4,000-year-old acropolis that gives the village its star appeal. Work your way up Lindos’ gently winding cobblestone streets, and head inside the acropolis to explore with your guide (own expense). Have your camera ready to capture sights of the ruined Byzantine fortress and an Ancient Greek temple, and gaze down at the sweeping Bay of St Paul.After discovering the delights of Lindos Acropolis, make your way back into the village to visit one of its picturesque churches. Then, leave Lindos and travel to the nearby village of Haraki for a leisurely Greek lunch at your own expense. Feeling refreshed, return to your minivan and travel along the coast to Rhodes Old Town.Your next stop in the afternoon is at the Acropolis of Rhodes, one of the few acropoleis without fortifications. Stroll around the site’s Hellenistic monuments, admiring the ruins of a stadium, the Temple of Apollo and more. Continue with a drive along the old city walls to Porte d’Amboise, and then stretch your legs on a walking tour around the Old Town.Stroll down the Street of the Knights, admiring its medieval buildings with their impressive facades, and stop for photos by the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own — perhaps visiting the palace and its museum at your own expense — and then meet your guide to travel back to your ship. Your day trip finishes with a drop-off at the Port of Rhodes.Worry-Free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Port of Rhodes for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$34.54 Cultural & Theme Tours

Rhodes Old Town and Lindos Full-Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lindos ReceptionExplore the little white village alive with stylish cafes and restaurants on roof-gardens, stroll through boutiques with local produce & handicraft. Escape crowded central streets and wander through the labyrinthine interior of Lindos with its Cycladic architecture and discover beautiful 17th c. AD Sea Captains' houses with arched doorways, hidden pebbled courtyards of traditional Lindian homes (some are open for visitors) with romantic Bougainvillea flowers in huge amphoras. History enthusiasts can visit the most important Archaeological site of the Island – the Acropolis of Lindos, situated on top of the hill. Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: The Acropolis of Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Rhodes, Dodecanese, South AegeanThe highest spot of Rhodes town. Stop for photos by the Acropolis of Rhodes Town and discover the Pythian Temple of Apollo.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: D' Amboise GateEnter Rhodes Medieval town through one of the most impressive gates - D'Amboise. Explore the major monument of the Island, a World Heritage Monument of UNESCO with 2.500 years of history. It boasts a unique amalgam of Byzantine, Gothic, and Ottoman monuments, erected through the centuries by the inhabitants of the island. Massive fortifications, hospitals, churches, palaces, and embassies still stand and are open to visitors. Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

$632.48 Private & Custom Tours

Lindos Acropolis, Village Private Tour with Hotel Pickup

Start your excursion at a time to suit your schedule, and then leave your Rhodes hotel by minivan with your private guide. Travel by air-conditioned minivan along the island’s east coast and gaze out of the window at some of Rhodes’ most beautiful beaches. Pass through several sleepy villages, and finally stop in Lindos, the island’s famous ancient village.Lindos’ pretty streets are fringed by the sugar cube houses found on many a Greek island, but it’s the magnificent 4,000-year-old acropolis that gives the village its star appeal. Work your way up Lindos’ gently winding cobblestone streets, and head inside the acropolis to explore with your guide. Have your camera ready to capture sights of the ruined Byzantine fortress and an Ancient Greek temple, and gaze down at the sweeping Bay of St Paul.After discovering the delights of Lindos Acropolis (own expense), make your way back into the village to visit the Byzantine Church of the Ascension. Admire its stately interiors and stained glass windows, and then enjoy some free time to explore the village independently.Return to your minivan, and travel back along the breathtaking coastal roads. Your private tour then finishes with a hotel drop-off.

$219.25 Private & Custom Tours

Rhodes Private Full-Day Tour

Your private tour starts in the Old Town. You'll walk up through the street of the Knights of St.John of Jerusalem, passing the impressively restored Palace of the Grand Masters, the most imposing building of medieval Rhodes. It was originally built in the 14th Century, but demolished by an explosion in 1856. It was restored in 1939, during the Italian occupation. You will continue to the entrance of the old harbor where the famous Colossus of Rhodes once stood, and then past the many hotel complexes as you drive up to the Acropolis of Rhodes. From that point you will enjoy an excellent panoramic view. Then you'll visit the Temple of Apollo, the Greek Stadium and the Greek amphitheater.Your tour continues to Lindos along the 35-miles of east coast, passing beautiful small villages with many gnarled olive trees. As you approach, Lindos you will first notice the impressive Acropolis with the village situated (like a picture postcard) below. This is a magnificent sight. Traveling south of Lindos, to St. Paul’s Bay which also has a fantastic view. Then you'll drive to the main square of Lindos, so you can visit the village and climb up to the Acropolis. To reach Lindos Acropolis, you will be required to climb or ride on a donkey 292 steps. If you wish, you can then stop for lunch or even swimming on the sandy beach of Lindos.On the way back, you drive through the island, from the East to the West coast. The road passes through villages and densely wooded areas, where you'll come to the Valley of the Butterflies.This site is beautiful, but especially from June to September when thousands of multi-colored butterflies appear. You can have a look for 10-15 minutes, but if you want to pass through the “Valley of the Butterflies” it takes approximately 30 minutes to walk. 
Continuing on to the west coast, and after driving upwards for 3 miles, you reach the top of Filerimos Mountain which has a marvelous panoramic view. The tour comes to the ruins of the acropolis of the ancient lalussos, and here you'll have one of the best panoramic views of Ixia, one of the biggest tourist resorts in Rhodes.Upon returning to Rhodes Town, you may choose to be dropped off to your hotel, or your cruise ship, or near the city gates of the Old Town for independent browsing.

$632.48 Private & Custom Tours

Lindos Customizable Private Tour with Rhodes Port Pickup

Start your shore excursion with a pickup from the Port of Rhodes, and then travel by air-conditioned minivan along the island’s east coast with your private guide. Pass through a collection of idyllic island villages, and then stop in Lindos, Rhodes’ famous ancient village.Lindos’ pretty streets are fringed by the sugar cube houses found on many a Greek island, but it’s the magnificent 4,000-year-old acropolis that gives the village its star appeal. Work your way up Lindos’ gently winding cobblestone streets, and head inside the acropolis to explore with your guide. Have your camera ready to capture sights of the ruined Byzantine fortress and an Ancient Greek temple, and gaze down at the sweeping Bay of St Paul.After discovering the delights of Lindos Acropolis (entrance own expense), make your way back into the village to visit the Byzantine Church of the Ascension. Admire its stately interiors and stained glass windows, and then enjoy some free time to explore the village independently.Return to your minivan, and travel back along the breathtaking coastal roads. Your private tour then finishes with a drop-off at the Port of Rhodes.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Port of Rhodes for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.