Rhodes - Symi - Tilos - Chalki All Inclusive
SUNDAY - Rhodes Harbour.
Boarding, dinner & overnight in Rhodes harbour.
MONDAY - Symi-Agia Marina-Agia Nikolaos.
After customs, we cruise to Symi, one of the Dodecanese islands and a real gem, one of the most beautiful little islands in all of Greece. Please have your camera ready again for wonderful images of this small fairy-tale like island! We enjoy lots of swimming today in the many bays! Your dinner will be served on board, but if you wish to dine ashore by yourselves, please inform the captain in advance. All of the traverna’s on Symi are very tempting and the captain will understand your choice. Dinner and overnight.
TUESDAY - Symi-Panormitis.
We will cruise to Panormitis today, located in the southern part of Symi. On the way, we will stop for a swim and lunch in one of the beautiful bays around the island, at Nanou bay or one of the many other bays. You can visit the Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis. This is a Greek Orthodox monastery built in the early 18th century, and still inhabited by monks. It is visited by people from all over the world, and many Greeks pay homage to St Michael of Panormitis each year. Dinner and overnight.
WEDNESDAY - Symi-Tilos.
Today, we continue our cruising along the coast around Symi Island. Depending on the weather and sea conditions, we will continue to the bays around Tilos island. Dinner and overnight.
THURSDAY - Tilos.
We cruise towards Tilos. Tilos is surrounded by high and rocky mountains, steep coasts, beaches with transparent waters and caves. It has Medieval castles built or rebuilt by the Knights of St John, a Byzantine monastery, many small graphical churches and an in 1970 deserted village Mikro Chorio that is now declared a cultural monument. You may visit the Charkadio Cave full of paleontological discoveries like the famous dwarf elephant fossil bones. This is the place where the last elephants of Europe lived: the dwarf elephants appeared in the island 45,000 years ago and disappeared 4,000 years ago.
FRIDAY - Chalki.
Today, we cruise to the beautiful island of Chalki north-west from Rhodes. Not much developed in tourism, this is a perfect destination for peace and privacy. Nimporio is the only village and main port of the island. In the centre of Chalki island, there is an abandoned village with a Medieval Castle on top. The beach promenade of Nimporio is lined up with cafeterias and taverns. Chalki is a lovely island famous for its crystal beaches. There are some organized beaches in Chalki, like Potamos and Kania, while there are also other remote places, like Yali.
SATURDAY - Chalki-Rhodes.
Today, we will make our way back to the famous island of Rhodes. Free day to visit one of the best preserved medieval towns in the world and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Optional trips available today include rock climbing, jeep safari (self driving or with professional driver), hiking Filerimos, tour to Lindos with its cliffside acropolis, whitewashed houses and picturesque scenery. Dinner and overnight in Rhodes harbour.
SUNDAY - Rhodes disembarkation.
Enjoy an early delicious Mediterranean breakfast on board. Your cruise comes to an end. Disembarkation in Rhodes at 08:00.