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Rhodes Pottery Workshop

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Starting from $119 USD / Adult
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Embrace the passion for ceramics that has defined Greece for thousands of years, and make a little history of your own during a hands-on pottery workshop. Cross the island to the north side for a very special visit to the Bonis Ceramics Factory. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by the owner, Dimitris Bonis, who’ll guide you through the various techniques used to craft his acclaimed pieces. Learn the storied history of Rhodian ceramics, including documented proof that clay bricks from the island were used to build the dome of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul’s legendary landmark. Afterwards, enjoy a demonstration of by one of the expert artisans who’ll then lead a pottery class during which you’ll craft your own original masterpiece. Toast your achievement with Greek ouzo and snack on traditional mezes before heading back to the ship. Your ceramic souvenir will be cured and shipped to your home, post haste. This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
HighlightsShow
  • Relax on a panoramic 45-minute journey through the Rhodian countryside to the north side of the island.
  • Visit the Bonis Ceramic Factory, where you’ll be greeted by the owner himself, Dimitris Bonis.
  • Enjoy an artful pottery demonstration before participating in a workshop to create your very own masterpiece.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • This tour is suitable for full-time wheelchair/motorized scooter users.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should be accompanied by an able-bodied companion who can provide assistance.
  • Travel time to and from the factory is approximately 45 minutes each way depending on traffic conditions.
  • Guests can expect their ceramic pieces to arrive in approximately 3-4 weeks.
Location Rhodes, Greece Rhodes, Greece
Tour Code RH4L RH4L
Duration3.50 Hours 3.50 Hours
Activity Level#Mild #Mild
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