1Look out over the Aegean to the coastline of Turkey and the smaller islands that surround you
2Admire a vibrant sunset from one of the highest points on the island
3Uncover the beauty and secrets of Rhodes by foot for a more immersive experience
4Hike in the dark lit only by torches for an even more romantic experience
Why we chose this tourOur Profitis Ilias Sunset Hiking Tour from Rhodes is perfect for all times of the year, taking you through a romantic walk in the past to one of the island's highest points to enjoy panoramic views during the beautiful sunset hour. You'll learn about the wildlife and history of the region as you trek along the paths that wind through olive groves and expansive meadows. This tour is available every Wednesday and Saturday and leaves with guaranteed departures.
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Itinerary - Profitis Ilias Sunset Hiking Tour from Rhodes
4:30 pm- Meet in Salakos Village
- You'll meet your guide and begin in Salakos Village.
Guided tour of Profitis Ilias
- This trekking adventure begins in the pastoral village of Salakos, seating in the foothills of the towering Profitis Ilias mountain, the third tallest on the entire island.
- You'll wind your way up the gentle trails, making your way under the canopy of olive, pine, and ilex trees, catching glimpses of the cinematic view of the Aegean and nearby islands here and there.
- Once you've reached an open meadow, keep your eyes open to see the Elafos and Elafina, Italian buildings named for the local deer by colonists in the early 1900's, and the Villa de Vecci, the former residence of the Italian governor of Rhodes and the current Byzantine Church on the mountain.
- Refresh with a quick snack and rest before returning to Salakos, stopping to admire the vibrant sunset behind the miniature island of Halki before finishing your hike in the dark by torch.
Drop off in Salakos Village at 9:00 pm
- You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
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Book Profitis Ilias Sunset Hiking Tour from Rhodes as a private tour, and customize the itinerary and locations for yourself, your family or a small group.