Day 1 Fly to Ercan or Larnaca Cyprus
Transfer from Larnaca, or Ercan Airport Cyprus. Transfer to a small family run hotel in Nicosia
Day 2 In Kyrenia. Visit St Hilarion Castle and Bellapais Abbey
We drive into the mountains to the 13th century castle of St Hilarion, the most complete of the region’s Crusader castles and with dramatic views to Kyrenia and across the coastal plain. We drive down to Kyrenia and its picturesque harbour for a break for lunch before visiting the shipwreck museum set in the commanding Venetian castle nearby. In the late afternoon we drive to Bellapais Abbey, a magnificent Gothic building in the village where Lawrence Durrell wrote “Bitter Lemons”.
Day 3 Visit Troodos Mountain Omodos and Lefkara Village ( South Part Of Cyprus)
Today we drive up through Troodos Mountain located in the south west of Cyprus and visit a few Greek villages in a circle Tour!
Day 4 Visit Famagusta and Salamis
We visit the interesting and varied architectural wonders found within the old Venetian walled city of Famagusta, notably the Othello’s Tower and the former St Nicholas Cathedral, now Mustapha Pasha mosque, before continuing to the impressive and extensive remains of the ancient Greek site of Salamis. The day concludes with a visit to St Barnabas Monastery with its impressive collection of icons.
Day 5 Transfer back to Larnaca or Ercan Airport
Morning transfer to either Ercan or Larnaca airport
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.