Butterfly Valley & Filerimos: A Journey into Rhodes’ Natural Wonders and Sacred Heritage
This excursion by Bus includes 2 unique locations for nature lovers!
Delve into the enchanting world of Rhodes’ natural beauty and spiritual legacy on our captivating Butterfly Valley & Filerimos tour. This unforgettable excursion invites you to explore the mesmerizing Butterfly Valley, a lush oasis teeming with delicate butterflies, and the serene Filerimos Monastery, a sacred site steeped in history and spiritual significance.
Your journey begins at the enchanting Butterfly Valley (Petaloudes), a verdant haven nestled in the heart of Rhodes. As you wander through this tranquil paradise, you’ll be captivated by the thousands of fluttering butterflies that grace the landscape, creating a magical atmosphere like no other. Stroll along the winding paths, cross charming wooden bridges, and listen to the soothing sounds of babbling streams as you breathe in the refreshing scent of the surrounding pine and oriental sweetgum trees.. (90 min. free time)
IMPORTANT: The entrance fee for the Valley of the Butterflies is not included in the price and it is 5€ per person. (Our office is not responsible for any possible change of this price.)
You are permanently surrounded by butterflies (Jersey Tiger) camouflaging themselves against the tree trunks as you walk up towards the monastery at the top, or rest for a while on one of the wooden benches along the way.
Next, we’ll take you to the peaceful Filerimos Monastery, perched atop a hill overlooking the azure Aegean Sea. This sacred site is home to an ancient Acropolis, the beautifully restored Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, and the impressive Cross of Filerimos. As you explore the monastery’s hallowed grounds, our knowledgeable guide will share fascinating stories of the site’s storied past, from the ancient era to the time of the Knights of St. John. (45 min. free time). There you can visit the monastery on top of the hill.
IMPORTANT: The entrance fee for the Monastery is not included in the price and it is 6€ per person. (Our office is not responsible for any possible change of this price.)
In order to reach the Filerimos Cross and see the splendid view, you need to walk along a pathway known as “Golgothas”. It is tree-sheltered, with a series of shrines and scenes of the Holly Passion. While at Filerimos, be sure to take in the breathtaking panoramic views of Rhodes and the surrounding coastline. The serene atmosphere, combined with the stunning vistas, creates a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you feeling inspired and rejuvenated.
IMPORTANT: The Filerimos Cross is FREE of charge for everyone.
The Butterfly Valley & Filerimos tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural wonders and spiritual heritage of Rhodes. Whether you’re a nature lover or a history enthusiast, this enchanting excursion will captivate your imagination and create lasting memories. Book your place now and prepare to be enchanted by the magical allure of Rhodes!
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