Fethiye to Rhodes Ferry Tour
A fascinating journey by fast and comfortable hydrofoil from Fethiye to Rhodes takes only 1.5 hours one way. Taking the day trip by ferry to Rhodes from Turkey you can visit Greece and touch the multi-faceted culture and history of this country.
Rhodes is the fourth largest Greek island that is located in the south - eastern part of the Aegean Sea. It is known as the "island of the knights", "pearl of the Mediterranean", "island of roses" and as the location of the famous Colossus of Rhodes that was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The island has been inhabited since Neolithic times and has appeared before the year 3000 BC. The immigrants from Crete established settlement on Rhodes around 1550 BC during the Mycenaean dominance in the Aegean Sea. The myth about founding of the island is very poetic. Rhodes came out of the sea due to the God of the sun - Helios. Fascinated by its beauty he was constantly flattering his favorite island by golden rays of sun blessing it and his every blessing turned into a rose. That’s why it has name "Island of Roses" .
Once on Rhodes be sure to take the time to review the historical heritage of the island. Visit the popular tourist destination the mountain called Tsambika. The monastery with miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary is located there. Do not forget also about Epta Piges that is translated as "seven springs". This is a small nature park that is located near Archangelos where the amazing seven springs gush from the rocks.
The Grandmaster’s Palace, the Knights Street, the famous Valley of Butterflies and the ancient city will attract romantic people - wonderful locations for a declaration of love or marriage proposals. Speaking about the Rhodes Castle, it is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as a historic monument of the island.
Rhodes is a great place for shopping, especially for those who are interested in buying fur products so being in Fethiye do not miss the chance to travel by ferry from Fethiye to Rhodes. Check Fethiye to Rhodes ferry timetable below at "pick up time".
What is included in the price: transportation to harbour of Fethiye, round trip Rhodes ferry tickets and insurance.
Extra charges: catering, drinks and other personal spendings.
You need to bring: passport, bathing suit, sunglasses, camera.
Pick up time: Oludeniz 7.15 am, Hisaronu 7.30 am, Ovacik 7.40 am, Fethiye 8.00 am, Calis 7.45 am.
Duration: 11 hours.