Disney Mediterranean Cruise Trip Report: Day 6, Rhodes, Greece

This is Part 6 of a 10 part series on the Disney Magic Mediterranean/Greek Isles cruise. For links to the rest of the trip report please visit here

Today was another one of my favorite days! I feel like I say that every day of this trip report because, really, it just kept getting better and better. Today is mostly going to be a photo overview. Old Town Rhodes is breathtakingly gorgeous so Brent and I really just wandered around taking photos in awe.

We did not have any excursions planned this day, so we slept in a little! It was probably close to 11:00 by the time we got off the boat, after having our typical breakfast at Cabanas. If I could go back in time I’d have had a sit down breakfast this morning! Not sure why we didn’t think of it before, and I regret that I missed doing so on our trip.

The view from our room, you can see the ship was “parked” right next to an old tower!

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The port security building. I always got a kick out of seeing signs in Greek. Guess I’m easy to please 😉

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Rhodes is a walled and gated city, so we walked along the road until we found a gate to enter:

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The Mediterranean Sea!

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Inside the city, we spotted some Mickey ears!IMG_6547

The view was breathtaking:

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The inside of Rhodes Old Town was a mix of modern and ancient. All modern shops, surrounded by the ancient architecture!

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We decided to climb one of the towers, to get a better view of the sea:IMG_6579 IMG_6582 IMG_6586

These are the stairs we used to get up to and down from the tower. I was terrified! No hand rails.

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We found a small cafe to sit at and enjoy a drink. I got a soda but my husband, well… he got a giant boot of beer. I think it was 2 liters, so a soda bottle’s worth of beer. I don’t know how he did it!

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Following the giant glass of beer I had to gently steer my husband back to the ship. At least the view was still pretty!

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The drink stations were set up inside the ship again:IMG_6623

 

More reading and watching sail away from our balcony on the ship, before dinner:

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Soon it was time to get dressed for dinner! Tonight we ate at Lumiere’s, and the menu was the Mediterranean menu.

Spanish Melon Cup: soaked in a Moscatel Wine and fresh Mint:

 

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Tapas, Taste of the Mediterranean: Proscuitto, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Marinated Olives, and Parmesan Cheese with Grissini Stick:

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Battered Soft Shell Crab: with wilted Spinach and spicy Tomato Basil Vinaigrette:

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“St. Sebastian” Pan-seared Chicken Breast: topped with sliced Tomatoes and Emmentaler Cheese Gratinee on creamy Orichette Pasta

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Sweet Temptations: A trio of Flourless Chocolate Cake, Kahlua Cheesecake, and Black Currant Napoleon:

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Contreau and Orange Compote:IMG_3778

Another day over! Back to our stateroom and to bed in preparation for our last port day tomorrow, Mykonos Greece!

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New Disney Cruise Line Itineraries for 2016

Recently, Disney Cruise Line announced a new itinerary for 2016, the British Isles!  This is a 12 night sailing on the Disney Magic from Dover, England around the British Isles.

Photo Via Disney Parks Blog

Photo Via Disney Parks Blog

The ports of call are some pretty big highlights like Scotland; Dublin, Ireland; Paris, France; Liverpool, England; and Guernsey in the Channel.  If you have ever wanted to travel the UK  or Europe and want to check out more than a few places in a single go-this is the perfect vacation for you.

Disney will so be revisiting the Greek Isles and the Mediterranean as well at the Fjords of Norway, the Baltic Sea, and Iceland.

Of course there are the other standards like Alaska, Caribbean, and Bahamas.  The booking window opens March 26, 2015.  The best prices can be found at earliest booking so get your deposit down!

As always, if you are interested in any of these sailings contact us at DoleWhipped@gmail.com and we can provide an obligation free quote and our services are always free.

If you want to read more about cruising you can check out our Trip Reports section.  Jamie’s Greek Isles Cruise or Jillian’s Western Caribbean Cruise.