Butterfly Valley & Filerimos


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.

IMPORTANTThe 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.

IMPORTANTThe 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!



  • Bus transfer to the destination (both ways)
  • The Filerimos Cross is FREE of charge for everyone.

Not Included:

  • The entrance fee for the Valley of the Butterflies is not included in the price and it is 5€ per person.
  • The entrance fee for the Monastery is not included in the price and it is 6€ per person.
How can I make an online booking?

After choosing an excursion, find an available date on the Calendar or on the Available Dates Section and click on it.

Next step, is to choose how many people are going to participate in the excursion. On the last step you have to provide us with your personal info like name, email and also your hotel-apartment-villa.

IMPORTANT: Please make sure your email is properly written so we can send you your booking verification email – voucher.

How early in advance should I book?

Booking early is STRONGLY recommended especially during peak season (July, August, September).

We also accept 1 day before reservations, but to avoid any disappointment, especially during the peak season, it is recommended to check the availability & book your excursion at least 3 days in advance.

How can I pay?

We have 2 online payment options available at the moment.

We use PayPal one of the safest methods available on the market and we also have the option for direct Bank Transfer (Viva Wallet Account).

If you choose the direct Bank Transfer method, when you make your booking, you will receive a booking confirmation email. Under the section “Bank Details” there will be a secure payment link. After you’ve visited the link, you have to enter the amount in euro and also write your full name.

Cancellations are accepted 24 hours before the departure time, 50% refund. If you miss an excursion due to your fault, you cannot have a refund.

I’m having problems with online booking. Are there any other options?

Sure! You can call us or email us and we will provide you with alternative booking/ payment options.
You can find the contact info on the bottom left of the website under the section “INFO”.

You can also use the contact form under “Contact Us” page or use the WhatsApp button.

Where is my meeting point? (This only applies to excursions that include bus transportation)

When you are going to make your booking, you’ll find a section called “Where are you staying?”.

There is a list of meeting points available where you can choose your meeting point. If your hotel / villa / studio is not in the list you can choose the option –other–.

IMPORTANT: It is very important to write your email correctly so we can send you the closest meeting point available on the map.

How do I choose the right excursion for me?

We try to keep all the excursion descriptions very informative and detailed so that it is easy to understand if the activity suites your taste and interests.

We’ve also created the section “Trip Facts” where you can see the most important information of the specific excursion. For example: Available Days, pick up from your resort service, Tour guide service included.

It is good to be careful when looking for excursions at local offices. Many local offices write prices without including the transfer from your hotel and these are misleading tactics. In our company, whatever prices you see are the final prices with the transfer to and from your hotel.

One of our most important priorities is that our customers are well informed about the services we provide. You are always welcome to contact us if needed.


From €28.00
/ Adult
From €15.00
/ Child (5-10 years old)
From €0.00
/ Infant (0-4 years old)

Trip Facts

  • Monday & Friday
  • Transfer from your hotel by private bus (round-trip) - INCLUDED
  • 09:30 (+- 15 min.)
  • 14:00
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