A popular tour to see and enjoy the nature, the scenery and the highest mountain of Cyprus, Troodos. Your begins with pick up from your central Paphos hotel. Explore some of the most popular sights in Cyprus on this day tour including: Omodos Village, Kykkos Monastery, Holy Cross Monastery and taste local wines.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kykkos Monastery (Panagia tou Kykkou), Pedoulas, Nicosia DistrictKykkos, one of the holiest and richest monasteries in Cyprus. It is here that the first President of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios became a young monk, and was later buried according to his wishes. Among the most important treasures of the monastery is the icon of the “Virgin Mary”, which was reputedly painted by the Apostle Luke himself. We will also be able to see many religious relics of other saints. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Omodos Village, Limassol, Limassol DistrictOur final stop is at Omodos, a beautiful village located in the famous wine-producing area of Afames, in the Limassol district. We will walk through the cobbled streets to the village square which is lined with cafes and shops selling local produce. We will visit the monastery of the Holy Cross, which houses a piece of the rope used by the Romans to fasten Jesus to the cross, and see the old wine press, glass makers and other craftsmen. There will be time to have a coffee or try the unique dessert wine ‘commandaria’ and the local spirit called ‘zivania’.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, Paphos, Paphos DistrictThe 12th Century Chrysoroyiatissa Monastery dedicated to “Our Lady of the Golden Pomegranate”. Duration: 30 minutes