Excursions in Limassol
A real history fest, this full-day tour will take you to two of Cyprus' most significant archaeological sites, the ruins of the ancient city of Curium and the site of the Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos. The tour will end with some free time for a stroll along the harbour of the attractive resort of New Paphos.
A donkey ride gives you a real taste of the area, as you ride through picturesque orange groves and quaint villages. Head towards the 13th century Sindi Monastery, recognised as a location of World Cultural Heritage. On arrival at the Donkey farm, enjoy true Cypriot hospitality as you sample the local firewater, Zivania, halloumi cheese, olives and bread. Later on, tuck into a delicious BBQ and enjoy the dancing and music with the friendly and lively staff.
The fun in Cyprus is to be had in... Polynesia at the themed Fasouri Watermania water park. Well pick you up at your hotel and transport you to the waterpark. Price includes transfers and admission. Please call 48 hours in advance to reconfirm pick-up time.
Nicosia is a tale of two cities. As Cyprus capital, its the worlds last divided city. A buzzing hub of old and new, your guide will give you its history and low-down as you explore its best bits. Were talking sights like Ayias Sofia Church and the Market Square, though the highlight has to be crossing the famous Green Line, a UN controlled border that divides the north and south. A jam-packed day you wont forget.
If you only want to spend one day sightseeing, make it this one. Taking in three of Cyprus top attractions its a must. Your first stop is the Erimi Wine Museum where youll learn the how-to and history of the islands wines. And of course, therell be a chance to try and buy some while youre there. Next up is the stunning Kolossi Castle. Dating from the middle ages, it boasts an impressive list of visitors, including, Richard the Lionheart. Once youve finished the castle tour, its on to th
The wild and rugged Akamas Peninsula can really only be explored by 4WD. You will have the chance to discover the dramatic Avgas Gorge with its lime stone walls. This is a haven for wildlife, especially in the spring, with over 168 different species of birds, animals and plants. Visit Lara Bay, home to the breeding station for the protected Green Back Turtles. On the way back, pass through Latchi to visit the Baths of Aphrodite, where fable has it that the waters have magical rejuvenating properties.
Uncover Famagustas hidden treasures, one of which is the City of Salamis. This ancient site covers an area of one square mile, extending along the sea shore. Your guide will lead you around the amazing amphitheatre and the gymnasium, both of which have been extensively restored. We continue our journey into the old city of Famagusta, where we have the chance to see the abandoned town. This place has literally stood still since the invasion of the Turks in 1974. The citadel, also known as Othellos Tower is one place that you must visit while you are here. Theres also free time for you to relax, have lunch, soak up the sun or enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters.
Come and meet the more than 1,200 animals from 210 different species at Paphos Zoo. The park is rated as one of the top three parks in Europe and is set in a beautiful panoramic location that showcases the magic of nature; the animals enjoy a high standard of living in a natural environment.
Head for the highlands of Cyprus to breathe in the fresh air, enjoy the stunning views and stumble upon a treasure. The Troodos Mountains are no ordinary range; here you will find a wealth of cultural and religious monuments, including nine Byzantine churches and a monastery that make up a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Strictly limited to 20 adults, this select tour offers you a more personal sightseeing experience. As you travel high in the pine-clad Troodos Mountains youll find the Kykkos Monastery. The monastery is ornately decorated with wonderful mosaics in bright colours. It is also renowned for its wealth, with many gold icons and beautifully preserved frescoes. The journey into the Troodos Mountains is spectacular. Well pass small villages and get a glimpse of traditional Cypriot life. Our guides will fill your day with plenty of stories and unravel the history of Cyprus, piece by piece.