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GREECE & HER ISLANDS Islands of the Aegean RELAXED 14 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1549^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £54 if not required§ The islands of the Aegean Sea have given rise to many myths and legends over the centuries. On this all-inclusive tour you'll visit Rhodes, the largest and most famous of the Dodecanese islands. With its walled UNESCO-listed medieval city and beautiful beaches, this island never fails to impress. You'll also discover the islands of lush and verdant Leros and Symi, which has arguably the most beautiful harbour in Greece and also appears on UNESCO's list. Symi ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Rhodes. Fly to the island of Rhodes and stay four nights at the locally rated 4-star Sun Beach Resort with a superb location directly on the beach of Ialyssos, just eight kilometres from Rhodes Town. D Day 2: Rhodes Town. Rhodes Town was founded in 408 BC and has a fascinating history, which you can discover on an included excursion today. B, L, D Day 3: Lindos. An optional excursion heads along the coast to the picturesque ancient village of Lindos. B, L, D Day 4: Rural villages. An optional trip ventures into the heart of Rhodes to reveal traditional village life. B, L, D Day 5: Rhodes-Leros. After breakfast travel by catamaran across the Aegean Sea to the unspoilt island of Leros, where you spend the next three nights at the locally rated 4-star Crithoni's Paradise. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, gym and sauna. B, L, D Day 6: Leros island tour. The unspoilt island of Leros is characterised by an indented coastline, lush landscapes and protected harbours. A full-day included tour highlights some of its historic sights including the Franco Byzantine Fort and Byzantine Castle on Mount Kasteli. B, L, D Day 7: Leros. Spend the day at leisure amid your tranquil surroundings. B, L, D Day 8: Leros to Symi. This morning you'll travel to Symi, where you spend the next four nights at the locally rated 3-star Pedi Beach Hotel which overlooks tranquil Pedi Bay. B, L, D Day 9: Symi island tour. Today's included boat trip uncovers Symi's heritage which has barely been touched by modernisation. B, L, D Days 10-11: Symi. Spend the next two days at leisure. Perhaps explore Yialos Harbour with its varied range of cafes and restaurants. B, L, D Day 12: Symi-Rhodes. Sail back to Rhodes by catamaran where you spend the final three nights of your holiday back at the locally rated 4-star Sun Beach Resort. B, L, D Day 13: Rhodes panoramic tour. Visit Mandraki Harbour during an included scenic tour of the island. You'll also see the spa area of Kalithea. Alternatively, perhaps join an optional walking tour of medieval Rhodes, illuminated by lanterns, including dinner. B, L, D Day 14: Rhodes. Today you can explore the medieval Old Town independently or perhaps join an optional excursion to Butterfly Valley, Filérimos and Kameriros. A farewell dinner is included this evening. B, L, D Day 15: Rhodes-UK. Travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B Leros Symi Bay of St George Ialyssos Dodecanese Islands nights in hotel Rhodes Lindos Aegean Sea 232 To book, please visit your Travel Agent