Things to do in Lindos

Our most recommended things to do in Lindos

From Rhodes Town: Day Trip to Lindos

1. From Rhodes Town: Day Trip to Lindos

Avail of worry-free transportation from Rhodes Town, Ixia or Ialyssos and admire the typical villages and beautiful landscape on the 1-hour drive to Lindos. Get dropped off at a central parking lot on arrival, from where you can stroll to the village square in 5 minutes or take the shuttle bus to arrive in just 2 minutes. Avail of 4 hours of free time to choose what you want to do. Head to the acropolis to see the ruins of the Temple of Athena Lindia, or relax on the sandy beach. Enjoy refreshments in the cafés and restaurants, or buy gifts in the boutique stores. Return to the parking lot at 3:00 PM for the return journey to Rhodes Town, Ixia and Ialyssos.

Bus Trip to Lindos Village & Seven Springs

2. Bus Trip to Lindos Village & Seven Springs

First, visit 7 Springs for 1 hour, which offers a cool, magical landscape at a real oasis, swamped in greenery. Water flows out from the springs all year around, and ends up in a small lake. You can get to the lake by walking through a narrow tunnel. The second stop after 7 springs is Lindos village, which is the most popular sightseeing destination in Rhodes. Discover its charming atmosphere, friendly inhabitants, and lovely sandy beaches. During your stay in Lindos for 3 hours, you can explore the village by strolling through the small narrow streets dotted with wonderful souvenir shops, cafes, and restaurants. If you prefer ancient sites, then a visit to the Acropolis is a must - the view from the top is breathtaking.

From Rhodes: Lindos Round-Trip Bus Transfer with Free Time

3. From Rhodes: Lindos Round-Trip Bus Transfer with Free Time

The archaeological site of Lindos is a popular holiday destination, known and loved for its fine beaches and the stately ancient citadel that sits on a steep cliff overlooking the sea. Situated on the southeast coast of Rhodes, Lindos is a must-see for visitors to this Greek island. Meet your driver at your hotel in Rhodes Town and begin the day’s journey with an air-conditioned drive to the Acropolis of Greece. Just 55 kilometers later, enjoy 5 hours of free time to explore Lindos at your own pace.  Climb the hill to the Acropolis of Lindos and relish in breathtaking panoramic views of the surroundings from a height of 300 meters. Wander through the narrow streets of the traditional Greek village. Taste the local cuisine in one of the taverns or swim at one of the most impressive beaches on the island.

From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

4. From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

Discover Lindos on a relaxing cruise from Rhodes City. See the iconic Acropolis of Lindos, relax on a sandy beach, and swim in the clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and Tsambika Beach. Board your boat in Rhodes City and begin your journey to Lindos. In just under 2 hours, reach the village of Lindos. Hop off the boat and enjoy 3 hours of free time in Lindos. Explore the Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through the town, or sunbathe on the beach. Enjoy a traditional meal in one of the many taverns before returning to the boat. Sail to Tasambika Beach and its Blue Lagoon. Dive off the beach into the refreshing water and snorkel with the fish. Climb back aboard and head to the majestic Anthony Quinn Bay, the filming location for "The Guns of Navarone." Marvel at the stunning seabed and spot the many varieties of colorful fish among the coral and seaweed. Return to Rhodes harbor along the stunning coastline of the island. As you sail, purchase a drink from the full bar on board with a variety of cold drinks, cocktails, and coffee, or enjoy an ice cream or a snack.

Lindos: Acropolis Entry with Guided Audio Phone Tour

5. Lindos: Acropolis Entry with Guided Audio Phone Tour

Experience the Acropolis of Lindos at your own pace with a skip-the-line e-ticket and a captivating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Receive your ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and travel back in time to experience the glory of the Acropolis of Lindos, towering over the modern town of Lindos on the island of Rhodes. Put on your headphones and explore the multi-layered history of the Acropolis of Lindos, through the remains of the temple of Athena Lindia, the Propylaea and the Church of Saint John. Using the power of storytelling, you will learn historical information and little-known stories and anecdotes from past times. The content of the tour is the result of in-depth research, distilled into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and educational. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and at any time, before or after your visit. This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the historical development and multiple uses of the important stronghold of Lindos on the island of Rhodes, and relate to your surroundings in an entirely original way.

Lindos Acropolis: 3D Representation & Audio Self-Guided Tour

6. Lindos Acropolis: 3D Representation & Audio Self-Guided Tour

Explore the ancient Greek Temple of Athena in Lindos on the island of Rhodes, and see its most important parts come to life on your phone with the touch of a button. Witness the beauty of this archaeological site through 3D representations of its monuments, an audio guide, and written information. Learn how the goddess Athena is connected with the Knights of the Order of St. John, as well as the relation between the emperors Tiberius and Diocletian and the island of Rhodes – by reading or listening to the temple's history. Aim your mobile camera at any part of the monument to reveal its name with Augmented Reality (AR) technology. See a 3D model of the ruins appear on your screen in their original form with panoramic views. Hear the many stories this sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Athene Lindia has to tell: from the foundation of the first temple in the 6th century BC, its heyday during the Hellenistic period, until its transformation into a medieval castle.

Rhodes: Wine, Lindos Village, and Butterfly Valley Day Trip

7. Rhodes: Wine, Lindos Village, and Butterfly Valley Day Trip

Expereince the sights and flavors of Rhodes on a guided bus day trip with hotel transfers from select cities. Stroll through the streets of Lindos, sample local flavors and wines in Stafyllos, eat like a Greek with lunch at a restaurant, and uncover the colors of Butterfly Valley.  Enjoy the convenience of pickup from your hotel in Rhodes, Ialysos, Koskinou, Paradeisi, Kremasti, or Faliraki.  Hop aboard a comfortable bus and stay cool and connected with air-conditioning and onboard WIFI. Relax on the scenic drive to the village of Lindos. Walk through the narrow streets and catch glimpses of the sea between charming, whitewashed buildings. Have free time to purchase tickets to the clifftop acropolis where you can admire ancient Greek architecture including a Temple of Athena. Pass by picturesque villages and thorugh dense forests as you make your way to the mountains of Rhodes. Strop for panoramic views across the island and out over sea where islands are scattered in the deep blue Aegean. Drive to the village of Stafyllos to try some Greek wines, honey, and olive oil. Visit the award-winning restaurant "Elias" to be served characteristic traditional Rhodesian flavors for lunch. Enjoy unlimited wine with your dining experience. Finally, head to a green valley full of the rare (Panaxia Quadripunctaria) butterfly. Soak in the atmosphere of this natural park full of babbling streams, small waterfalls, and lakes. Go for a stroll on a wooden path and cross over quaint bridges in this idyllic landscape. Return to your accommodation in the evening.

Lindos: Full-Day Private Sailing Cruise

8. Lindos: Full-Day Private Sailing Cruise

Feel the heat of Rhodes, Greece, on a full-day cruising tour of its sparkling bays. Have a drink as you glimpse white sandy beaches in the middle of crystal blue skies. Taking off from Lindos, cruise out to Red Sand Beach, small and reachable only by boat. Stop for a swim or a snorkel. Then it's on to Haraki Bay, with a choice of swim, snorkel, or bite to eat. Sail on to Agathi Bay for a more accessible beach experience. Then enjoy the ride to your final destination, Tsambika Bay, with its large sandy beach. Partake of delicious fruit salad. Who cares about swimming with a full stomach?

Diagoras Airport: Private One-Way Transfer to/from Rhodes

9. Diagoras Airport: Private One-Way Transfer to/from Rhodes

Skip the long lines for taxis, or the hassle of navigating the public transport system on arrival at Diagoras Airport in Rhodes, and enjoy a private, chauffeur driven transfer to your hotel in a comfortable and luxurious vehicle. On landing at the airport, you will be met by your driver in the arrival hall. They will be holding a sign with your name on it for ease of contact. They will then escort you to your vehicle and provide luggage service when needed, before driving you swiftly and safely to your final destination. The transfer is also available for departures, with a pick-up from your hotel lobby. The comprehensive service takes care of all elements of your journey, including flight tracking to ensure your driver is ready when you are, whether you land on time, late, or even early. Vehicles are available for a variety of party sizes and budgets, and are always of the highest visual and technical standards. Transfers are available to and from Rhodes Town, Rhodes Port, Ialyssos, Ixia, Kremasti, Pastida and Tholos (Hotel Zone A), and to and from Kalithea, Koskinou, Faliraki, Ladiko, Afandou, and Kolymbia (Hotel Zone B).

Lindos: Sea Kayaking & Acropolis of Lindos Tour with Lunch

10. Lindos: Sea Kayaking & Acropolis of Lindos Tour with Lunch

Discover Lindos with a sea kayaking tour that starts at the closeby, Vlicha Beach. Perfect for any adventure-lover, this tour incorporates sea kayaking, walking, history, and good food all in one. Admire the historical treasure of Lindos, away from the crowds, and from many angles. To begin, paddle along the coastline, passing beautiful rock formations and hidden caves. Admire Lindos from afar as you pass, promising to be back soon. Then, explore picturesque St Paul’s Bay – voted one of the most beautiful bays in Europe. Afterward, enter another world, paddling through an extraordinary Sea Canyon, which leads to Navarone Bay. Here, enjoy some time exploring below the water's surface, taking a break from paddling to snorkel in this beautiful secluded area with its stunning blues, greens, and refreshingly cool water. Once rejuvenated, turn back towards Lindos, this time to get up close to history and experience its wonders for yourself. This picture-perfect town, with its small traditional white-washed houses, is perfect for all types of tourists. Beauty, history, sandy beaches, restaurants, cafes, and shops all make Lindos a must on any visitor’s list. But first, take the opportunity to relax and take in the surroundings while enjoying a delicious homemade Greek meal at a restaurant by the beach. After lunch, set off on a short hike up to the main village. There, let the quaint alleys lead you to the imposing Acropolis of Lindos which you will visit and where you will learn about the Temple of Athena.

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What people are saying about Lindos

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,367 reviews

A really lovely day out - though I absolutely recommend doing this trip early on in your holiday when you still have energy because it is exhausting! Completely worth it though.

Great application!!accurate guide,which offers you a personalized and detailed tour, and compines past (history) with present through augmented reality!

Driver on time. Our driver was Gunta, she was extremely friendly, gave us tips on what to see and where to eat. Great trip, would recommend 100%

Very good trip.. comfortable bus on time … enough time to walk up the Acropolis then lunch and a swim at the beach.. a great day out.

The tour guide showed up early at the meeting point to ensure we were all in the right place. Very professional and informative.