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Troodos - Holy Monastery Of Kykkos

A memorable day off the beaten track, through idyllic mountain villages unchanged from generations. We pass just below Mount Olympus - the highest peak in Cyprus, with an altitude of 1951 meters - and take in the panoramic views from Troodos Square. We proceed to "Throni", to see the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios III, the first President of Cyprus. Enjoy the spectacular views of the countryside and pine forests as we drive to the famous Holy Monastery of Kykkos, which was built in 1092 and dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It houses one of the three surviving icons painted by St. Luke. A break for lunch will be taken in a nearby restaurant. A panoramic descent will bring you back to your hotel. Please note that modest attire is required when visiting monasteries and churches, i.e. no shorts or low-cut blouses.

Day From Destination Adult Child
Monday, Friday Limassol Troodos Mountains-Kykkos Monastery 9.00 4.50
All above rates are in EURO per person.

Paphos - Kourion

Today you can discover the legends and history of one of the most beautiful areas in Cyprus. Our first stop is at the ancient city of Kourion, a impressive, unspoiled site perched high on the cliff top. Admire the famous Greco-Roman theatre and mosaics, and enjoy the dazzling view. The next stop will be at Aphrodite's Rock, where according to legend the Goddess of Love and Beauty was born from the foam of the sea. When we arrive in Kato Paphos, we will visit the catacombs of St. Solomoni and the Pillar of St. Paul. Ample time will be given for lunch. Later, we take you for s stroll around the picturesque Paphos Harbour. The tour continues with a visit to the House of Dionysos, a Roman villa with beautiful floor mosaics depicting scenes from Greek mythology. Alternatively, at a small extra cost, you can visit the Paphos Aquarium, which houses an amazing range of sea and fresh water fish. Finally, we will visit the 9th century Basilica of Ayia Paraskevi and stop at Yeroskipou village to sample the famous Paphos Delights, "Loukoumia".

Day From Destination Adult Child
Thursday Limassol Paphos - Kourion 13.50 6.75
All above rates are in EURO per person.

Lefkosia (Nicosia) - Lefkara

Visit the only divided capital in the world. We enter Lefkosia 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 center and visit the Byzantine Museum with its priceless and fascinating collection of icons and paintings. Our tour continues to the shopping center 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 Lefkosia and proceed to the village of Lefkara, which is famous for its handmade lace, known as "Lefkaritika", and silverware. It is said, that Leonardo da Vinci visited the village and bought an altar cloth, which he donated, to the Milan Cathedral.

Day From Destination Adult Child
Friday Limassol Lefkosia-Lefkara 13.50 6.75
All above rates are in EURO per person.

Mountain Villages - Byzantine Art

Today you can discover a treasure trove of Byzantine art. As we drive to the picturesque village of Lania, we will take the opportunity to have a coffee break in traditional surroundings. Passing below the Olympus peak of the Troodos mountains, we will reach Galata village and visit the church of Archangelos Michael and the Virgin Mary, completely painted in the post-Byzantine style of the early 16th century. The village of Kakopetria is our next stop. Here the old quarter of the village has been declared a protected area, and traditional houses have been restored. Enjoy a walk around the village and have lunch in one of Kakopetria's restaurants. After lunch we will move on to one of the most beautiful villages in Cyprus : the village of Omodhos, which is famous for its true Cypriot architecture, its wine press, known as "Linos", and the monastery of the Holy Cross. Standing by the stone paved square, the monastery is known for its collection of interesting ecclesiastical objects.

Day From Destination Adult Child
Saturday Limassol Mountain Villages - Byzantine Art 12.50 6.25
All above rates are in EURO per person.

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