We start our excursion with a coffee break at Choirokoitia. Then we continue to Strovilia check point (passports necessary) to cross the United Nations Green Line. Our first stop will be the monastery of Saint Barnabas, built originally in the 5th century and now converted into a museum housing icons and archaeological artifacts. We will also see the tomb of Saint Barnabas.
We continue to the ancient Kingdom of Salamis built in the 12 Century BC by the Greeks, where we will visit the ancient theater and the gymnasium.
Our next stop is the city of Famagusta with its Gothic churches, which is surrounded by the Venetian walls. There will be free time in the city to visit the Cathedral of Saint Nicolaos built in the year 1312 and converted in 1570 into a mosque, as well as time for shopping and lunch (lunch not included in the price).
Before we depart for Paphos we will drive past the“Ghost City – Varosi” to see the ghost city, the abandoned houses and hotels, closed behind wire since 1974, and admire the best sandy beaches of the island.
Need Passport or ID
Must be requested a minimum of 24 hours prior to scheduled departure
Departure Place & Time. Return Location
Pick up from selected hotel
Licensed C.T.O guide
All transportation in destination location
Fully insured and air-conditioned coach
Any Private Expenses
What to Expect
The main attractions you will see:
St Barnabas Monastery Icon Museum (Entrance Fees Included)
Ancient Kingdom City of Salamis (Entrance Fees Included)