Our most recommended things to do in Monolithos

Rhodes: Lindos & Butterfly Valley Small-Group Guided Tour

1. Rhodes: Lindos & Butterfly Valley Small-Group Guided Tour

Experience the 2 best sight's of Rhodes on a small group guided bus day trip with hotel transfers. Stroll through the streets of Lindos, walk to the acropolis and uncover the colors of Butterfly Valley. Enjoy the convenience of pickup from your hotel in Rhodes, Ialysos, Koskinou, Paradeisi, Kremasti, or Faliraki.  Hop aboard a comfortable bus and stay cool and connected with air-conditioning and onboard WIFI. Relax on the scenic drive to the village of Lindos. Walk through the narrow streets and catch glimpses of the sea between charming, whitewashed buildings. Have free time to purchase tickets to the clifftop acropolis where you can admire ancient Greek architecture including a Temple of Athena. Pass by picturesque villages and through dense forests as you make your way to the mountains of Rhodes. Strop for panoramic views across the island and out over sea where islands are scattered in the deep blue Aegean. Finally, head to a green valley full of the rare (Panaxia Quadripunctaria) butterfly. Soak in the atmosphere of this natural park full of babbling streams, small waterfalls, and lakes. Go for a stroll on a wooden path and cross over quaint bridges in this idyllic landscape. Return to your accommodation in the evening.

Santorini: Villages & Churches Day Tour with Sunset View

2. Santorini: Villages & Churches Day Tour with Sunset View

You will visit the oldest church in santorini the Byzantine church built in 1115.It is one of the most precious cultural and historical monuments.Next destination is Mesa Gonia village which is famous for its wine production.The village was not renovated after the earthquake of 1956 so it give you the chance to see how was life before the earthquake.Next stop is Pyrgos village one of the most magnificent village of the island.it used to be the capital of Santorini,Skaros is the the medieval capital which you can take pictures of churches and the corners of the village.Once you reach the top you will see the amazing view.Last location is Oia village with the most famous sunset in the world,the breathtaking seaview and the white and blue colors architecture of the village.

Santorini: Guided Island Day Trip with Beach Visit

3. Santorini: Guided Island Day Trip with Beach Visit

Prophet Elias is the first stop of the tour. You can visit the magnificent monastery and enjoy the view.Next destination is Pyrgos, one of the most impressive villages of Santorini.The tour continues with Akrotiri excavations, one of the main archaeological attractions of the island,In prehistory, it was a well connected Minoan port town with a thriving economy. The site was abandoned around 16th century BC due to an eruption of the volcano on the island. However, even today, excavations continue to reveal artifacts and treasures from this unique prehistoric settlement.After this unique visit at the museums of Akrotiri you have a 40 minute break to see the Red beach and admire Akrotiri village.Your next destination is Fira the capital of the island Fira is a city of whitewashed houses built on the edge of the 400 metres,you have time to take pictures,to taste the traditional Santorinian cuisine and walk around the famous town.Last location is Oia where you will find the most famous and beautiful sunset in the world.

Rhodes: Hiking Tour to the Summit of Akramitis with Photos

4. Rhodes: Hiking Tour to the Summit of Akramitis with Photos

Hike to the top of Akramitis on a guided day trip on Rhodes. Admire the views of the western coast of the island on an off-the-beaten-track hiking trail. Start with a pick-up from your hotel, and begin your hike by ascending green slopes under cypress trees overlooking the bay of Apollakia. Soon the hiking trail becomes more demanding as you start to clamber over the rocks that make up your path. Wherever you look there are amazing photo opportunities/ After the most strenuous stint, you find yourself surrounded by colourful shrubs. This meadow-like area leads you to your first stop of the day, the tiny old chapel of St John. Here you have a welcome snack enjoying one of the pies Greece is famous for and then it’s onwards and upwards to the top. Just before you arrive, climb over rocks for a short time and once you reach the summit you will be glad you did. From the top of the mountain, you get to see both sides of Rhodes, the nearby islands, the lake in Apollakia, Attaviros (the highest mountain on Rhodes), and inland Rhodes. Your guide will make sure everyone walks at a comfortable pace. In Spring, pretty flowers, fragrant herbs, and rare Rhodian Orchids line the way. You will follow a different route on the way down, one that takes you through a forest of tall pine trees. Technical information: Distance: 9.1 km /5.6m Hiking time: 4 hours Total time: 4.5 hours

Monolithos: Small Group Hike and Sunset at Monolithos Castle

5. Monolithos: Small Group Hike and Sunset at Monolithos Castle

Set off on a guided hiking tour and discover a wild and scenic bay near the village of Monolithos. Then, explore the remains of Monolithos Castle and watch the sun set over the Aegean Sea. Depart from the characteristic village of Monolithos before descending into a little red sand bay located between tall cliffs. This wild bay, accessible only by foot, will stun you with its natural beauty. Crystal-clear waters and a sea breeze make this the ideal spot for a brief stop before climbing up to the castle, which is situated on a rock that emerges from the green valley. Monolithos Castle, built on the 236m high monolith that gives it its name, has never been conquered. All that remains today is a portion of the outer fortifications and two 15th-century chapels with views of Akramitis Mountain, Halki Island, and the vast Aegean Sea.

Rhodes: Island Tour by Bus

6. Rhodes: Island Tour by Bus

Discover the most important attractions of Rhodes with the assistance of a guide who will provide you with a comprehensive update on the history and culture of the island. Stop at the Valley of the Butterflies, a world-renowned site of exceptional scenic beauty. Witness a valley that has lavishly grown with the plane and pine trees, crossed by gargling streams, and peopled by innumerous butterflies often resting by the thousands along the tree trunks. Head to the village of Embonas, famous for its vineyards and top-quality wineries yielding some of the island’s best wines – yours to taste and enjoy. Move on to the village of Sianna for some history and a visit to the ruins of the fort of Monolithos. On the trip back, Lindos awaits to enchant you with its truly impressive citadel and the breathtaking, 'birdseye' views from above.

Explore More in Rhodes South Route

7. Explore More in Rhodes South Route

Explore more of the island of the Knights, Rhodes, on a semiprivate safari tour for up to 6 persons per vehicle. Discover the southern non-tourist side of Rhodes Island from West to East far away from mass tourism and crowded places, marvel the natural beauty of the mountains and take in the best panoramic views of the sea.  Starting our day with pickups from Plimmiri village and heading towards Archipelagos, we get to know each other until we reach a traditional village where our first stop and break takes place listening local stories from your escort. After our morning break we enter our premium off-road vehicles and our experienced drivers-escorts will follow an off-road route through Kalathos Mountain. The escorts will provide you with lots of information regarding the local lifestyle, as passing through the picturesque villages of Laerma, Agios Isidoros, Monolithos, monasteries and chapels all boasting panoramic views, and sceneries adorned with natural beauty. Continuing our day tour from east to west Rhodes we reach the small traditional village of Siana where our lunch stop takes place in a local tavern on the square of the village under plane trees. Then we continue our day tour southwest, while admiring the beauty of the mountains from the one side and the Aegean Sea from the other, we pass through small villages of Apolakia, and Mesanagros, picturesque monasteries like Skiadi Monastery and other chapels that were of great significance during the time of wars. Heading south towards Katavia, we witness an alternative terrain with lush vegetation, just before we reach the asphalt route and return back to our hotels. Our driver-escorts with the help of the premium off- road vehicles of Uncharted Escapes create the most memorable experiences, with the best panoramic views of Southern Rhodes, great photo stops, warm welcoming atmosphere, local insights and the best service in a professional and relaxed way.

Santorini Half-Day Private Sightseeing tour

8. Santorini Half-Day Private Sightseeing tour

Experience the best of Santorini with our customizable sunset and day sightseeing tour. Start your journey from the charming village of Oia, where you have the flexibility to choose whether you'd like to visit Oia during the day or make it your sunset destination. During the day sightseeing tour, explore the island's most famous panoramic views, including Imerovigli and Firostefani. Immerse yourself in the traditional village of Megalochoria and admire the natural beauty of the Red Beach and the black beaches of Perivolos and Perissa. Our knowledgeable guide will provide interesting and informative commentary throughout the journey, enhancing your understanding of the island's history, culture, and geography. Alternatively, if you opt for the sunset tour, you can spend the day at your leisure, and we will pick you up from your desired location in Santorini. We will then take you to Oia, where you can witness the spectacular sunset over the Aegean Sea from one of the most renowned viewpoints on the island. Customize your experience by exploring Oia's charming streets, indulging in local cuisine, or simply finding the perfect spot to marvel at the breathtaking sunset. Whether you choose the day or sunset tour, our luxury air-conditioned car and English-speaking driver-guide will ensure your comfort and enjoyment throughout the journey. Experience the beauty of Santorini's villages, beaches, and sunsets in a personalized and unforgettable way.

Santorini Full-Day Private Tour Wine Tasting Included

9. Santorini Full-Day Private Tour Wine Tasting Included

Embark on an unforgettable 8 hours tour of Santorini Island, starting from the enchanting North side. Begin your journey in the picturesque village of Oia, renowned for its stunning caldera views, charming Kastro house, and iconic blue-domed churches. Continue to Imerovigli, where the majestic Skaros rock awaits, and marvel at the captivating blue domes of Firostefani. Next, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of wine at the renowned Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Housed in a unique underground cave, this museum offers a natural labyrinth-like experience. Delight in a wine tasting session that includes four exquisite wines: Assyrtiko (white), Orange Wine (white), Ambelones (red), and Kamaritis (dessert red wine). Conclude your tour with visits to the awe-inspiring Red Beach, formed by volcanic activity, and the striking Black Sand Beach. Take the opportunity to relax, indulge in local cuisine, or take a refreshing swim in the crystalline waters. Prepare to create cherished memories in the unparalleled beauty of Santorini.

shared transfer to port

10. shared transfer to port

Enjoy our transfer to Athinios port. Safe and clean van

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4.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

We really enjoyed the tour. Our guide Manuela was very welcoming, paid attention to everyone, told us something about nature and Rhodes and answered questions. There was a beautiful beach and goats to see up close. The atmosphere at sunset was designed very nicely. We would do the tour again. Thank you Manuela!

Very interesting and informative island tour. We saw a lot of the island and got a lot of background information. Is definitely recommended. The tour was bilingual in German and English.

Very nice roundtrip, the guide (Karl-Heinz) was super knowledgable about the history of Rhodos, very interesting to learn so much about the history of the island

A round thing. It was both informative and entertaining. Even our children (10 and 6) were enthusiastic despite the duration of more than 8 hours.

lovely, you got to take this tour, beware the AC on the mini bus is not the best, but alright