Highlights

  • Kyrenia Climbing up onto the Byzantine castle’s ramparts before sitting back in the Old Harbour area to watch sunset cast its golden glow across the Mediterranean.
  • St Hilarion Castle Reliving the golden days of hermit monks and shining-armoured knights amid the towers of a castle fit for a fairy tale.
  • Bellapais Abbey Getting your literary-pilgrimage fix exploring this medieval abbey and wandering the quiet lanes of Bellapais (Beylerbeyi) village, immortalised by British writer Lawrence Durrell.
  • Buffavento Castle Savouring bird's-eye views of the coast from the crumbled remnants of this castle.
  • Agios Mamas Orthodox Church Filling up on fresco-frippery at Northern Cyprus' best-preserved church.