Sight Seeing & Entertainment tours in Cyprus for organised groups and individuals!


Luxurious Mountain Safari
Grand Tour with the luxurious air-conditioned minibuses starts with visiting of the village of Lefkara, which is famous for its silver jewels and hand made laces besides the amazing architecture. We will visit an “Olive Shop” in the neighbour village of Skarinou, where you will have an opportunity to try different kinds of olives and olive oil. The shop itself is absolutely dedicated to the products based on olive oil and Mediterranean herbs. From there we will drive outside of the capital Nicosia and head for Troodos mountains range with its extensive natural forests and unique flora and fauna. We also visit one of the main tourist attraction places- Kykkos Monastery, where the miracle icon of Virgin Marry painted by Saint Lucas is kept. Our authorized C.T.O. guide and will give you all detailed information of the history of the richest monastery of the country. The ample time for lunch and walk will be given then at Kakopetria. On the way back we will stop to one of the village wineries where you have a chance to try and buy at wholesale price local wine. Our grand tour is a brilliant possibility to visit the most remarkable places in the mountainous area of Cyprus, and learn about Cypriot life and traditions.

Paphos–Curium
This tour will take you back in time to the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Passing the Cyprus alleys and citrus gardens we will arrive to the ancient “Kurrium” to see Greek- Roman amphitheatre and the well preserved mosaics. Heading for Pafos we will stop at the Rock of Aphrodite, where according to legend the Goddess of Love and Beauty was born from the sea foam. Here you will have a chance to have a swim in the miracle waters (30 min stop). When we arrive to Kato Paphos, we will visit the catacombs of St. Solomoni and the Pillar of St. Paul. Later we will take you for a round the picturesque Paphos Harbour. The tour continues with a visit of the House of Dionysus, a Roman Villa with beautiful floor mosaics depicting scenes from Greek mythology.  Ample time will be given for lunch. Alternatively, at a small extra cost, you can visit the Paphos Aquarium, which houses an amazing range of see and fresh water fish.  Finally, we will pass by the 9th century Basilica of St. Paraskevi and stop to Yeroskipou village try the famous Cypriot delights “Loukoumia”.
 

Troodos – Holly Monastery of Kykkos
This is a memorable day off the beaten track, through idyllic mountain villages unchanged form generations. On the way to the Troodos Mountains we will stop to one of those picturesque villages- village of Lania to have a look at the traditional handcrafts and to try some local village wine. We pass just below the Mount Olympus – the highest point of Cyprus, with an attitude of 1951 meters- and take in the panoramic views from Troodos Square. We head for “Throni”, to see the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios 3, the first President of Cyprus. Enjoy the spectacular views of the countryside and the pine forest we will drive to the famous Holly Monastery of Kykkos, built in 1092 and dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The Monastery houses one of the three surviving icons painted by St. Luke. A break for lunch will be taken in a nearby restaurant.  On the way back we also have a stop next to the Monastery of Troditissa, which has an amazing panoramic view.
 

Nicosia –Lefkara –Larnaka
Visit the only divided capital in the world. We enter Nicosia by driving along the Green Line, the capital’s dividing line. Passing by the newly restored Famagusta Gate, we proceed to the Archbishop’s Palace where we visit St. John’s Cathedral. We then travel to the city centre and visit the Byzantine Museum with its priceless and fascinating collection of icons and paintings. Our tour continues to the shopping centre and picturesque old quarter of “Laiki Yitonia”, where you will have time for lunch and a stroll around the charming winding alleys lined with shops and galleries. We leave Nicosia and drive you to the village of Lefkara, which is famous for its handmade “lefkaritika” laces   and silverware. It’s said that Leonardo da Vinci visited the village and bought an altar cloth, which he donated to the Milan Cathedral. Also we will visit St.Lazarus Church in Larnaca.
 

Famagusta : History & Culture
After the passport control at the checking point of Vryssoules we will enter Famagusta.  A short drive will take us along the line, which separates the deserted “Ghost” part from the main town. We will then lead for the old city of Famagusta which is encircled by the historical walls, dating back to mediaeval times. They are also referred to in one of the well- known Shakespeare's plays “Othello”. The largest medieval Gothic style building in Famagusta, -St. Nicolas cathedral commenced in 1300 AD is our next destination. From Famagusta we will drive to the first Hellenic civilisation settlement of the island - Salamina - the capital of Cyprus as far back as 1100 B.C. You will be given time to walk around and to have a look the impressive well preserved amphitheatre and Gymnasium. And finally we will visit the tomb of Apostle Varnavas – the inventor of Christianity in Cyprus. Participants have to carry their valid passports with them

Following Aphrodite - Paphos
On the way to Paphos we will stop at the Rock of Aphrodite (Petra tou Romiou), where according to legend the Goddess of Love and Beauty was born from the sea foam. Here you will have a chance to have a swim in the miracle waters (40 min stop). From there we will head for the Temple of Aphrodite at the village of Kouklia, where we will visit the local museum and have a walk around to see the remains of the wall, which are believed to have been part of the wall surrounding the sacred precinct with the altar of Aphrodite. Moving on towards the Akamas peninsula we will stop for lunch at the tavern. Then we will visit the bath of Aphrodite, where the Beauty used to bath with her lover Adonis. On the way back we will stop to one of the wineries where you have a chance to try some premium local wine. A great experience not to be missed!

Village Selection 
This memorable day will start from a visit of the female monastery Agia Thekla, which was created by Elena (mother of Emperor Constantine). We will have a chance to wash faces in Holy Water Spring, which help against eye- and skin- sicknesses. Then we will have coffee break in new restored old village Pera. Going among pine mountainsides we reach unique old village Fikardou, which UNESCO protect as World culture heritage. We continue our way in one of great monasteries of XII-century Macharias, which was based on that place where St.Neophitos found an icon of Virgin Maria. We will make some photos of beautiful views at Konia (high top of Eastern Troodos area). Delicious village meze, wine and special Cypriot desert – boureki will meet us in restaurant Maria in Vavatsinia. On the back way we will stop in village Lefkara, which is famous for its silver jewels and hand made laces besides the amazing architecture. We will stop in Savva Morozov house that to taste Cypriot coffee and loukoumia–national desert or to make some buying. We will also visit an “Olive Shop” in the neighbour village of Skarinou, where you will have an opportunity to try different kinds of olives and olive oil. The shop itself is absolutely dedicated to the products based on olive oil and Mediterranean herbs. Please note that modest dressing is required when visiting monasteries and churches, i.e. no shorts, low-cut tops.

 

 

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