Day 1: Arrival Day.
Arrival to Cyprus Check in and overnight at our accommodation.
Day 2: Famagusta Trip ;
Our visit will start at St.Barnabas Monastery, Tomb & the archaeological museum.Continue to the Ancient Largest City Kingdom of Salamis with its vast marble columns.Visit the Old city of Famagusta surrounded by colossal Venetian Walls. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 : Ancient History of Kyrenia
We will start our trip by visiting the Panoramic St. Hilarion Castle built by the Crusaders after their lose of Haifa in 1291. Our next site is the 12th Century Bellapais Abbey which will take us to the medieval era. Return to the hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 4: Free day for Relaxing & Exploring :
Enjoy the coast and take a walk along the sandy beach. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Byzantine Castle & Village Lunch :
We will visit Kantara Castle, nesting at the hills to control the entrances to Karpaz Peninsula & Mesaoria plain was built by the Byzantines against the raiding Arabs. Continue to Yeni Erenköy and visit a local house, see how they make local cheese and bread followed by Lunch . Walk through the village. Return to our hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 6: Capital of Cyprus “Nicosia” & St. Paul’s Pillar.
After the Check out from our hotel in Kyrenia, we will start by visiting the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia. Pay a visit to the Mevlevi Tekke to observe the Whirling Dervishes & the Stonework Museum. See Dervish Pasha mansion. Visit the Great Inn built in the 16th Century as a Caravan Saray. Then, Cross the Green Line to South Cyprus.
Our first stop is Omodos Village, famous for its monastery, dedicated to the Holy Cross. We continue to World Heritage Site to visit the Church of Ayios Nikolaos followed by a walk in the old part of Kakopetria village, Church also listed in UNESCO as a world heritage sight, Panayia Podithou. We visit St. Paul’s Pillar, the ruins of the Basilica of Chrysopolitissa. In the afternoon we visit House of Dionysos, Aion and Theseus. After the Long day, Dinner and Overnight will be at our hotel in Limassol.
Day 7 : Limassol & Larnaca Churches and St. Lazarus tomb...
Our full day excursion includes a visit to Agros a village famous for their roses followed by a visit to a century church of Panayia tou Arake in the village of Lagoudera. We continue with a visit to church of Panayia tis Asinou in the Nikitari Village. Then, we continue through the valley of Solea and through Saittas village to the lower valley of Kourris. After Lunch, visit Kiti Village and Angeloktisti Church where we view the magnificent mosaics made of semi precious stones and gold followed by a visit to Church of St. Lazarus, built over his tomb. Dinner and Overnight at Limassol.
Day 8: Return Transfer
Leave the Hotel for your return transfer.