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Rhodes, a Greek Dodecanese island and
destination, is celebrated for its beautiful beaches, archaeological ruins, and magnificent museums. Its historical Old Town, a MSC Mediterranean Cruises UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest medieval city in the European continent!
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Lindos and the Temple of Athena
• The Ruins of Kamiros
• The Grand Master’s Palace
MSC Cruises excursion
to the small jewel of
, a delightful village on the island of Rhodes. Distinguished by its whitewashed houses perched on a hillside, this historical destination has survived through millennia. Lindos boasts exciting remains from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires, such as the acropolis which is situated high above the town. Visit the majestic
temple of Athena Lindia
which offers breathtaking views over the ocean. Finally, enjoy an ancient pottery skills demonstration by local artisans before having some leisure time to wander the town and indulge in a spot of shopping.
Ruins of Kamiros, an ancient Rhodes site, makes for an exciting MSC Cruises excursion. The acropolis, the temples, the pillars, and houses, all overlook the dreamy Aegean. Enjoy a guided tour of the archaeological site and learn more about its remarkable history. Back in Rhodes, walk the Street of Knights, a medieval masterpiece.
Discover Rhodes at a deeper level on an
MSC Cruises excursion. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is abundant with medieval streets and feats of extraordinary architecture. Visit the Palace of the Grand Master, a stately Gothic castle constructed in the 14th-century. Marvel at its Byzantine mosaics, awe-inspiring turrets, and fairy tale arcades. The castle offers incredible views over the town and further afield to the harbour. Finish the trip with some leisure time to dine, shop and explore.