Gorgo Travel

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Item Code: 11-7567
40.00

Join us on a fascinating journey to Famagusta, a city steeped in medieval history and adorned with architectural marvels. Explore the well-preserved relics of a bygone era, witness the fusion of cultures, and immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of this historical gem.

WHAT TO REMEMBER

  • Please ensure that you are dressed appropriately for visits to monasteries. (No shorts or low-cut blouses)
  • Passport or EU ID card

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Join us on a fascinating journey to Famagusta, a city steeped in medieval history and adorned with architectural marvels. Explore the well-preserved relics of a bygone era, witness the fusion of cultures, and immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of this historical gem.

A visit to St. Barnabas Monastery offers a blend of spirituality, history, and cultural exploration. It’s an opportunity to appreciate the architectural beauty, religious significance, and the peaceful ambiance of this historical site in Cyprus. St. Barnabas Monastery is closely linked to the Apostle Barnabas, one of the key figures in early Christianity. The monastery is believed to house the tomb of St. Barnabas.

Next you can explore the ancient Kingdom of Salamis with its Theatre, Gymnasium, and Baths. It is a journey back in time, allowing you to connect with the vibrant history of this ancient city and appreciate the architectural marvels left behind by its inhabitants.

Then we continue visiting Saint Nicholas Cathedral/Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque offers a unique opportunity to witness the intersection of different cultures and historical periods in Cyprus.

Two hours of free time to enjoy the local café and bakeries, souvenir shopping or an authentic lunch meal. If times permit, you can take a stroll through the historic walled city of Famagusta. Walk along the city walls and explore the charming streets. Admire medieval architecture, and if time allows, visit nearby landmarks such as Othello’s Tower.

Important to know: please bring EU ID card or passport

Price: Adults (13y+): €40.00        Children (4-12y):  €25.00              Infants (0-3y): FREE

Days: Saturday

Season: all year round

Duration: 11 hours

Location: Paphos

Live guide: English

Included:

  • Transfer from/to your hotel
  • Guided tour

The first stop will be Choirokoitia for a coffee break before continuing to Strovilia check point (passports necessary) to cross the United Nations Green Line.

We will arrive at the monastery of St Barnabas which has now been converted into a museum housing icons and other religious artefact. We will also see the tomb of St Barnabas.

We continue to the ancient Kingdom of Salamis built in the 12th Century BC and visit the Amphitheatre, Gymnasium and Baths.

We arrive in the city of Famagusta with its many Gothic churches and surrounded by Venetian walls.
There will be time to visit the Cathedral of St Nikolaos built in 1312 and converted in 1570 into a mosque as well as free time for sightseeing, shopping, and lunch (not included).

Finally, we will stop at the “Ghost Town – Varosha” and do a short walking tour within the Ghost City to see the abandoned houses and hotels which have been closed off behind wire since 1974 and admire the best sandy beaches of the island.

As Famagusta is a very long tour, customer need to be aware and prepare that it will take long hours also

Important to know:

Please be advised that passport holders of the following countries cannot cross the green line check point to the North unless they have a special visa:
1. Armenia
2. Syria
3. Nigeria
4. Turkmenistan
5. Greek old ID CARDS which are handwritten with a pen. Greek citizens are allowed to cross if they have an EU ID cards or a passport.

Important to know: please bring EU ID card or passport

Price: Adults (12y+): €40.00        Children (0-11y):  €20.00             

Days: Friday

Season: all year round

Duration: 11 hours

Location: Paphos

Live guide: English

Included:

  • Transfer from/to your hotel
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees

Cross the UN buffer zone into the northern part of the island and discover the North’s most famous historical treasures, the ancient city of Salamis, Famagusta Old Town and the abandoned city of Varosha.

We’ll journey on to the ancient Hellenistic city of Salamis built in the 12th century BC, unravelling for about a mile along the shore, with it’s ruined temples, amazing theatre and gymnasium.

Venture within the city walls to explore Famagusta and wander around the old town with its Venetian Castle, Othello’s Tower and St. Nicholas cathedral.

One hour of free time to enjoy the local café and bakeries, souvenir shopping or an authentic lunch meal.

Then, it’s the highlight of our tour, we’ll take a guided walk through the recently opened to the public ghost town of Varosha – the once-bustling holiday resort which remained sealed behind barbed wire since the Turkish invasion of 1974

Important to know: please bring EU ID card or passport

Price: Adults (13y+): €55.00        Children (3-12y):  €35.00              Infants (0-2y): FREE        

Days: Tuesday

Season: all year round

Duration: 11 hours

Location: Paphos

Live guide: English

Included:

  • Transfer from/to your hotel
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees

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