Lindos Acropolis

Lindos Acropolis: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

1. From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

Discover Lindos on a relaxing cruise from Rhodes City. See the iconic Acropolis of Lindos, relax on a sandy beach, and swim in the clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and Tsambika Beach. Board your boat in Rhodes City and begin your journey to Lindos. In just under 2 hours, reach the village of Lindos. Hop off the boat and enjoy 3 hours of free time in Lindos. Explore the Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through the town, or sunbathe on the beach. Enjoy a traditional meal in one of the many taverns before returning to the boat. Sail to Tasambika Beach and its Blue Lagoon. Dive off the beach into the refreshing water and snorkel with the fish. Climb back aboard and head to the majestic Anthony Quinn Bay, the filming location for "The Guns of Navarone." Marvel at the stunning seabed and spot the many varieties of colorful fish among the coral and seaweed. Return to Rhodes harbor along the stunning coastline of the island. As you sail, purchase a drink from the full bar on board with a variety of cold drinks, cocktails, and coffee, or enjoy an ice cream or a snack.

Rhodes: Ancient Lindos Acropolis Regular Admission Ticket

2. Rhodes: Ancient Lindos Acropolis Regular Admission Ticket

Avoid the lines at the ticket office with this skip-the-line and uncover the ancient history of the Lindos Acropolis. During your visit, you will come to understand why the Acropolis of Lindos is widely considered to be the most impressive archaeological site on Rhodes. The archaeological remains found on it and around the hill are a testament to the wealth of the ancient town. Wander around all sides of the hill and get some marvelous views, revealing a dramatic natural landscape and the picturesque beauty of the modern town. Take as much time as you need to explore the site. Explore the great Doric Hellenistic Stoa and the Castle of the Knights of St. John. Make your way to the top of the Lindos Acropolis, where you will find the ruins of the Temple of Athena Lindia.

Lindos: Acropolis Entry with Guided Audio Phone Tour

3. Lindos: Acropolis Entry with Guided Audio Phone Tour

Experience the Acropolis of Lindos at your own pace with a skip-the-line e-ticket and a captivating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Travel back in time to experience the glory of the Acropolis of Lindos, towering over the modern town of Lindos on the island of Rhodes. Put on your headphones and explore the multi-layered history of the Acropolis of Lindos, through the remains of the temple of Athena Lindia, the Propylaea, and the Church of Saint John. Through the power of storytelling, learn the history and little-known stories and anecdotes from past times. The content of the tour is the result of in-depth research, distilled into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and educational. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and at any time, before or after your visit. This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the historical development and multiple uses of the important stronghold of Lindos on the island of Rhodes, and relate to your surroundings in an entirely original way.

Lindos Acropolis: 3D Representation & Audio Self-Guided Tour

4. Lindos Acropolis: 3D Representation & Audio Self-Guided Tour

Explore the ancient Greek Temple of Athena in Lindos on the island of Rhodes, and see its most important parts come to life on your phone with the touch of a button. Witness the beauty of this archaeological site through 3D representations of its monuments, an audio guide, and written information. Learn how the goddess Athena is connected with the Knights of the Order of St. John, as well as the relation between the emperors Tiberius and Diocletian and the island of Rhodes – by reading or listening to the temple's history. Aim your mobile camera at any part of the monument to reveal its name with Augmented Reality (AR) technology. See a 3D model of the ruins appear on your screen in their original form with panoramic views. Hear the many stories this sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Athene Lindia has to tell: from the foundation of the first temple in the 6th century BC, its heyday during the Hellenistic period, until its transformation into a medieval castle.

Rhodes: Wine, Lindos Village, and Butterfly Valley Day Trip

5. Rhodes: Wine, Lindos Village, and Butterfly Valley Day Trip

Expereince the sights and flavors of Rhodes on a guided bus day trip with hotel transfers from select cities. Stroll through the streets of Lindos, sample local flavors and wines in Stafyllos, eat like a Greek with lunch at a restaurant, 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 thorugh 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. Drive to the village of Stafyllos to try some Greek wines, honey, and olive oil. Visit the award-winning restaurant "Elias" to be served characteristic traditional Rhodesian flavors for lunch. Enjoy unlimited wine with your dining experience. 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.

Rhodes: Private Day Trip to Lindos Village & Acropolis

6. Rhodes: Private Day Trip to Lindos Village & Acropolis

Village of Lindos: Visit Lindos village full of picturesque alleys, traditional aromas and cosmopolitan attitude forms a unique puzzle no one can resist. Above the modern village of Lindos rises the acropolis of Lindos. You will reach there through a short steep-stepped footpath climbs the rocky 116m-high. The Ancient Acropolis of Lindos is a natural citadel which was fortified successively by the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Knights of St John, and the Ottomans. From here the panoramic view of the city and the sea is breathtaking! Filerimos Hill: We will also visit the Byzantine Monastery of Our Lady of Filerimos situated at Filerimos hill. The monastery was built in the 15th century by the Knights of Saint John, who had conquered the island that time. The monastery is dedicated to Virgin Mary the Life-Giving Source (Zoodochos Pighi) and its architecture is much different than the usual monasteries in Greece. Acropolis of Rhodes: We continue to visit the Acropolis stood on the hill now known as Monte Smith and consists of the Temple of Apollo (the remains of the temple of Athena Polias and Zeus Polieus) the archaeological park that contains the Hellenistic stadium, built in the 3rd century BC, where the athletic events of the Alioi Games took place. Stroll at the Medieval Town: We return back to the old Medieval town of Rhodes which is listed in the World Heritage Sites List of UNESCO, one of the best preserved medieval settlements in the world. We stroll in its meandering streets with the most famous of all, the Street of Knights. At the highest point in this road we will see the grandiose castle, the Palace of the Grand Masters, with its enormous towers and now a wonderful museum. It is worth exploring the large Hall of the Council, the Knights’ Dining Hall and the private chambers of the Grand Master. You will admire the mosaics and the decorated floors dating from the Early Christian times.

Lindos: Lindos Village and Acropolis Guided Walking Tour

7. Lindos: Lindos Village and Acropolis Guided Walking Tour

Meet your guide in Lindos, located outside of Rhodes Town, in the southeast of Rhodes island. Wander together through the narrow streets of the village. Built on top of the ruins of the ancient city, these small white cubic houses maintain a unique architectural character and are a protected site today. Learn about the history of the ancient town and the habits of its people today and in the past. A path carved on the hill since antiquity will lead you to walk 297 steps uphill to visit the Acropolis at the top. The walls have been protecting this fortress since medieval times. On the way down, relax in a nice local cafe and enjoy a refreshing drink.

Lindos experience and 7 springs (with escort)

8. Lindos experience and 7 springs (with escort)

The tour will begin with a beautiful drive along the East cost of Rhodes, heading to Lindos village, a morning of spectacular views and beauty. While heading to Lindos, there will have the chance to see a lot of villages and beautiful views along the way. After arriving to Lindos village, surround yourself with white-washed buildings and gaze upon the historic Acropolis that towers above the village. Take time, you have 4 hours to fully explore in a relaxed fashion, from the quaint village to the remnants of the past. Wander up to the Acropolis and immerse yourself in its rich history whilst snapping up scenes of the sea. After you explore Lindos village you can relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful and famous sandy beach of Rhodes Island. The tour will end at the 7 springs where they will have the opportunity to see the natural beauty with the scent of pine on every breath, with wooden bridges and trickling streams with wild peacocks and ducks. By the entrance, a lake with turquoise waters is nestled in a pine-clad gorge. The seven springs is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the green surroundings. Adventure seekers may walk around the footpaths searching out the source of each of the seven springs, and pass through the tunnel that takes you from one side of the hill to the other side to see the beautiful color lake and the small waterfalls.

Lindos: Small Group Hiking Adventure

9. Lindos: Small Group Hiking Adventure

See Vlycha Bay from a hill and cross the scenic town of Lindos on this 14-km hiking trip. Cool off during a stop for a swim and try traditional snacks. All along the trail, be accompanied by an experienced local hiker. Depart above Vlycha Bay across a beautiful rocky landscape. Continue down a sloping path surrounded by rocks in the company of donkeys. Take in panoramic views of Navarone Bay, where “The Guns of Navarone” was filmed. A few hundred meters down the path, spot another amazing viewpoint over the Acropolis dominating the traditional white houses of the village of Lindos, also known as “the pearl of the Dodecanese.” Cross the village and head toward the Acropolis and the 6th-century B.C. tomb of Kleovulos before returning to the starting point in Vlycha Bay for a swim and a rest on the beach.

Rhodes: Shore Excursion, Valley of the Butterflies & Lindos

10. Rhodes: Shore Excursion, Valley of the Butterflies & Lindos

Venture to the Valley of the Butterflies, a natural park home to thousands of butterflies, attracted to the special vegetation that grows there. Then step back through time and visit the Acropolis of Lindos. Enjoy private transport to and from your accommodation. Begin by heading to the Valley of the Butterflies, where you can wander around at your leisure and immerse yourself in the majestic surroundings. Take a moment to visit the Natural History Museum, and stop by the little monastery of the Virgin of Kalopetra. Continue on to the Acropolis of Lindos, and meander through the charming alleys, taking in the aromas of local cooking. Admire the view of the acropolis rising above the town, and make your way up to it via a steep but climbable footpath. Enjoy the sweeping panoramic views from the top.

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What people are saying about Lindos Acropolis

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4.5 / 5

based on 921 reviews

Very professional and friendly staff. The boat was so clean and a good selection of food and drink. Plenty of places to sit or lie out in the shade or sun.

Great application!!accurate guide,which offers you a personalized and detailed tour, and compines past (history) with present through augmented reality!

An excellent trip!! We had a fantastic time and saw some amazing places!! I would definitely recommend booking as this was well worth the money.

2 hour boat ride to Lindos was pleasant. Seating was ample and not over crowded. Clean bathrooms. Swimming in the bay afterwards was awesome.

Easy to book online, good bar and clean toilets. A little few sundbeds, but plenty of chairs. The hosts was very nice.