Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ammochostos Region

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Tour description provided by Viator

A trip that gives you the chance to visit the beautiful coastal town of Famagusta and to go as near as possible to the fenced and sealed - off part of the town that is known all around the world as the "Ghost Town". Visit optional the Monastery of Saint Barnabas, the founder of the Cypriot Orthodox Church and the ancient city-kingdom of Salamis. Next stop is the Famagusta old Town Centre to see the Venetian Walls in the old part of the town and a visit at the Gothic church of Saint Nicolas and Othello Castle. The last stop will be the beach located right next to the "Ghost Town", a long stretch of golden sand with crystal clear water. The right place to be refreshed after sightseeing. Entrance fees for ancient site of St Barnabas and Salamis are an optional extra during the tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Famagusta Walled City, Famagusta, Famagusta DistrictFree time in Famagusta Old Town Center for sightseeing and lunch (optional extra for lunch, not included in the price)Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Salamis, Famagusta, Famagusta DistrictOptional Extra:Visit at the archaeological site of Salamis and visit Saint Barbaras church and tomb (5 euro fees for both sights)Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Famagusta, Ayia Napa, Famagusta DistrictFree time at the 'Golden Beach" of FamagustaDuration: 1 hourPass By: Ghost Town Famagusta, Famagusta, Famagusta DistrictShort drive close to the "Ghost Town"

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees approx. EUR 5 per person for optional visits of St. Barnabas, Salamis, Othello Castle payable on excursion day
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Salamis


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Led by a local guide
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Step back in time on a history tour