Discover Famagusta (guided excursion)

Available from: Protaras , Larnaca , Ayia Napa
Languages: English

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Cross the UN-patrolled border into northern Cyprus and visit come of the north's most famous historical sites.

The first stop of this day trip is Salamis Archaeological Site, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from Cyprus east coast. Salamis was the most brilliant ancient city in Cyprus and the capital of the island for more than thousand years. The archaeological site of Salamis, culture and history is considered as one of the most important not just in Cyprus but also in the Mediterranean Sea. Discover the archaeological site of Salamis as your guide shares with you the rise and fall of this Great Greek Kingdom.

Next stop, St Barnabas church and tomb located west of Salamis. St. Barnabas is considered to be the patron saint and founder of the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus. This day tour continues with lunch and a short walk at Constantia Beach.

In the afternoon you will be transfered to Othello Tower where your will be given an explanation outside Othello's Tower (No visit inside Othello)
Enjoy the historical musical show and your visit to the Latin Cathedral of St Nicholas.

Before heading back, enjoy some free time in the old town of Famagusta and take in panoramic view of the ghost town. The once bustling holiday resort which was abandoned during the Turkish invasion of 1974, and has remained sealed behind barbed wire barricades ever since.

* Please remember to bring passport / EU ID card on this trip.

• Full day English guided excursion to north Cyprus.
• All entrance fees.
• Cross the UN Buffer zone.
• Additional stops & free time.
• Fully insured and licensed vehicles to cross the UN Buffer Zone.
• Lunch

Not Included

• Any additional drinks and food

• Age Restrictions and Pricing: Adult: +12 years old / Child: from 2 to 11 years old / Infant: under 2 years old

• Valid passport or EU id card  is required

• All indicated times are approximate and subject to change.

• Itinerary of excursion is subject to change due to weather conditions.

Summer 18 21 Mar-31 Oct 2018 starts on 07:30

07:30 - 08:45
Pick up guests from Larnaca, Ayia Napa and Protaras resorts
08:45 - 09:15
Drive to Strovilia crossing point
09:15 - 09:45
Crossing the Green Line and drive to Salamis city ruins
09:45 - 11:00
Guiding and free time in Salamis( refreshment included at Salamis restaurant - lemonade)
11:00 - 11:35
Drive to and visit St. Barnabas church and tomb
11:35 - 11:55
Drive to Constantia beach
11:55 - 12:15
Short walk on beach
12:15 - 13:30
Lunch at Constantia Beach
13:30 - 13:40
Drive to Othello
13:40 - 13:50
Explanation outside Othello s Tower ( no visit inside Othello)
13:50 - 14:15
Enjoy the historical musical show at St. Peter St Paul church (15 min)
14:15 - 14:30
Visit Saint Nicholas Cathedral
14:30 - 15:30
Free time in the old town of Famagusta
15:30 - 15:45
Panoramic view of the ghost town of Famagusta
15:45 - 16:15
Drive to check point and cross the Green Line
16:15 - 17:20
Drive back to Protaras & Ayia Napa and drop off guest in resort
16:50 - 17:30
Drive on to Larnaca and drop off customers in resort

September 2018

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