14/3/23 - 18/3/23
LARNACA – NICOSIA KIKOU MONASTERY – LIMESOS MOUNT TROODOS – PAPHOS
750 euros – per person / double room
850 euros – Single room
- Airline tickets Kefalonia – Larnaca – Kefalonia with SkyExpress
- Airport taxes and fuel surcharge
- 4 nights at Amorgos Boutique Hotel 3* or similar
- Breakfast daily
- Transfers, excursions, tours based on the program
- Experienced leader/attendant of our office
- Liability insurance and travel insurance up to 75 years
- 1 20 kg suitcase, 1 8 kg hand luggage and 1 personal item
- Bookings with an advance payment of 200 euros
Day 1: Kefalonia – Larnaca Departure from Kefalonia airport, via Athens to Larnaca. Arrival and collection by our representatives at Larnaca airport. Boarding the coach and heading to our hotel in Larnaca. Reception of the rooms and overnight stay.
2nd day: Nicosia After breakfast we will depart for the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia. Our first stop is the Tomb of Makedonitissa, a military and heroes’ cemetery in Makedonitissa. Here are buried Greek officers and hoplites, who fell defending Cyprus during the Turkish invasion in 1974.
Day 1: Kefalonia – Larnaca Departure from Kefalonia airport, via Athens to Larnaca. Arrival and collection by our representatives at Larnaca airport. Boarding the coach and heading to our hotel in Larnaca. Reception of the rooms and overnight stay. 2nd day: Nicosia After breakfast we will depart for the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia. Our first stop is the Tomb of Makedonitissa, a military and heroes’ cemetery in Makedonitissa. Here are buried Greek officers and hoplites, who fell defending Cyprus during the Turkish invasion in 1974. We continue our guided tour of the Prison Tombs in the area of the Central Prisons, where the nine hanged by the British were buried during the 1955-59 Liberation Struggle. To the right of the entrance are the tombs of the heroes and to the left the cells of the dead and the gallows on which the English executed the nine heroes. We continue with the building of the Holy Archdiocese of Cyprus. Visit to the Holy Church of John with its wonderful frescoes and we will also have the opportunity to worship in the new Cathedral Church of the Apostle Barnabas which was completed in 2021Then the Venetian walls of old Nicosia, the Popular Neighborhood and the green line that divides Nicosia into Greek and Turkish sectors. Free time for lunch (optional) and shopping. In the afternoon return to our hotel. Overnight.
3rd day: Mount Troodos – Kykkou Monastery After breakfast, departure to take a tour of the mountainous green resorts of Cyprus. We will stop at Platres, famous for thousands of songs, also known from the poetry of Seferis. Crossing the Troodos mountain range, which is 1,750 meters above sea level, We will visit the Trikoukia Monastery and continue to the most famous and richest monastery in Cyprus, the Holy Kykkos. It was founded in 1100 and dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It houses one of the three surviving icons of the Virgin Mary depicted in the Apostle Luke. There at the Throne of the Virgin Mary we will visit the tomb of Archbishop Makarios the 3rd and First President of Cyprus and we will end up in the most beautiful and traditional village of Omodos. Free time. Return to our hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight.4th day: Paphos After breakfast we will depart for a full day excursion to the beautiful Paphos City. Crossing the vast vineyards and orange groves of Fassouri, we reach the Knight’s Tower in Kolossi. It was originally built in the 13th century, but the building that you keep today dates back to the middle of the 15th century. We will take a guided tour of Kurio where it was an important ancient city-kingdom and is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus.Then, passing through the English bases, we will stop for photos at Petra tou Romiou, where, according to mythology, the goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite, emerged from the foam of the waves. Then we will visit the Monastery and the cloister of Agios Neophytos. We continue our visit to the column where the Apostle Paul was scourged passing by Agia SOLOMONI which is considered as the chapel of the seven Sleepers and which was a pilgrimage for every Christian of the Middle Ages.We will visit the mansion of Dionysios with its uniquely beautiful mosaics. We will end up at the beautiful port of Paphos with its magnificent fortress. Free time. Late afternoon return to the hotel. Overnight. 5th day: Larnaca – Kefalonia Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Larnaca airport for our return flight with the best impressions.