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  • The Beauty of Cyprus

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    Cyprus

    5 nighs - 6 days


    Day 1    Arrival at Larnaca airport - meet and assist at the Airport by English speaking  airport staff - transfer to hotel in Limassol
    Overnight at hotel in Limassol

    Day 2    Welcome meeting in the hotel with local guide
    Paphos
    Visit the most famous sites in Paphos, which was once the Roman capital of Cyprus. Discover the Tomb of the Kings ancient burial chambers, which are deep underground and date back as early as the 3rd century BC. Then pass on to see the Pillar of St. Paul and visit the catacombs of St. Solomoni. The highlight of the day has to be your visit to the house of Dionysos with its famous mosaics and the pretty harbour and the old fort. On the outskirts of Paphos, in the village of Geroskipou, you will visit the five-domed church of Agia Paraskevi which dates back to the 9th century.
    Overnight at hotel in Limassol

    Day 3    Nicosia - Kerynia
    Enjoy a tour of the capital, Nicosia, a city of contrasts, with its traditional architecture and quaint taverns in winding alleys reminiscent of the past. Discover the distinctive character of this cosmopolitan city, where old and new go hand in hand. Before you walk down Ledra Street across the U.N. controlled Green line into the Turkish occupied part of Nicosia you will visit the cathedral of St. John. Once in the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus you will see the cathedral of St. Sophia and Buyuk Khan. At the foot of the Pentadaktylos mountain range lays the picturesque port of Kerynia with many hidden treasures. Here, time seems to have stood still. The medieval fort, the small houses along the narrow streets, and the u-shaped port with its colourful fishing boats invite you to enjoy a leisurely stroll.
    Overnight at hotel in Limassol

    Day 4    Kykkos - Omodhos
    Drive into the Troodos mountain range. See the tomb of Archbishop Makarios III – the first president of Cyprus. Enjoy the spectacular views of the countryside and pine forests stretching below. From here you will be taken to the monastery of Kykkos which was built in 1092 and dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It has one of the three surviving icons painted by St. Luke. No visit to Cyprus would be complete without seeing the famous monastery that people travel from all over the world to visit. On the way back to Limassol see Omodhos, one of the most beautiful wine villages on the island. The village’s winding, narrow streets all lead to the unique cobble stoned square with its coffee shops. You will visit its most interesting Holy Cross Monastery dating back to the 4th century and the old wine press. Of course you will also sample some of the local wines.
    Overnight at hotel in Limassol

    Day 5    Famagusta – Salamis
    Cross the demarcation line and proceed to the Turkish occupied part of the island. Uncover Famagusta’s hidden treasures with the cathedral, the citadel, known as Othello Tower and the impressive city wall and nearby you will have the chance to see the abandoned city, a part of the town that has literally stood still since the invasion of the Turks in 1974. On the beautiful Mediterranean coast you will visit the ancient site of Salamis with the amazing theatre and the gymnasium that have recently been restored.
    Overnight at hotel in Limassol

    Day 6    Transfer to Larnaca airport for departure – meet and assist at the Airport by English speaking airport staff.