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Ktima, the old centre of Pafos, is overall a calmer place, where locals go about their daily life as they have for decades. Its neighbourhoods are culturally rich, with handsome colonial buildings that house government institutions and many of the town’s museums.


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$23.20 Day Trips & Excursions

Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kykkos Monastery (Panagia tou Kykkou)Kykkos, 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 VillageOur 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 MonasteryThe 12th Century Chrysoroyiatissa Monastery dedicated to “Our Lady of the Golden Pomegranate”. Duration: 30 minutes

$27.84 Cultural & Theme Tours

Authentic Cyprus Historic Day Tour from Paphos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Agia Paraskevi Church A unique 5-domed church of St Paraskevi, built in the 9th century reputedly on the site where the ancient temple of Aphrodite previously stoodWe begin our day with a stop at a pottery workshop in Yeroskipou village, where we will see how the potters continue the ancient traditional craft and if you are lucky you might even try your hand at the wheel. Our next stop is at the village square where we will see the unique 5-domed church of St Paraskevi, built in the 9th century reputedly on the site where the ancient temple of Aphrodite previously stood. We will also have a chance to see how the ‘loukoumia’ (Turkish delights) are made and wander around the square with its local produce shops. From there we will go to a small village, Letymbou, where we will visit Sophia’s traditional house where you can see rooms with the original furniture and décor as well as traditional costumes. You will learn how she bakes village bread in the clay oven and makes other local delicacies such as the traditional halloumi cheese. Afterwards we will have a special Cypriot breakfast prepared by Sophia with village style bread and coffee or tea (breakfast included in the price). Next we will visit the Saint Neophytos monastery and the “Enkleistra”, an enclosure which was carved out of the mountain in the 12th century by the hermit Neophytos and contains some of the finest Byzantine frescoes. The main church of the monastery was built around 200 years after the death of St Neophytos and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. On the way back to Paphos we will visit a local winery where you will be guided through the wine Production and have the chance to taste the different wines.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Aphrodite Delights LoukoumiWe will have a chance to see how the ‘loukoumia’ (Cyprus delights) are made Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ayios Neophytos Monasterywe will visit the Saint Neophytos monastery and the “Enkleistra”, an enclosure which was carved out of the mountain in the 12th century by the hermit Neophytos and contains some of the finest Byzantine frescoes. The main church of the monastery was built around 200 years after the death of St Neophytos and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. On the way back to Paphos we will visit a local winery where you will be guided through the wine Production and have the chance to taste the different wines.Duration: 1 hour

$42.92 Day Trips & Excursions

Famagusta, Varosha, Salamis, Choirokoitia Tour from Paphos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: SalamisVisit the ancient Kingdom of Salamis built in the 12 Century BC by the Greeks, where we will visit the ancient theater and the gymnasium.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Ghost Town FamagustaOur next stop is the city of Famagusta with its Gothic churches, which is surrounded by the Venetian walls. There will be free time in the city to visit the Cathedral of Saint Nicolaos built in the year 1312 and converted in 1570 into a mosque, as well as time for shopping and lunch (lunch not included in the price).Before we depart for Paphos we will drive past the “Ghost City – Varosi” to see the ghost city, the abandoned houses and hotels, closed behind wire since 1974, and admire the best sandy beaches of the island.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museumthe monastery of Saint Barnabas, built originally in the 5th century and now converted into a museum housing icons and archaeological artifacts. We will also see the tomb of Saint Barnabas.Duration: 45 minutes

$13.41 Transfers & Ground Transport

Paphos Airport to Limassol Hotels Shared Arrival Transfer

Miss out on any lines for taxis or public transport when you arrive at Paphos International Airport by booking this shared arrival transfer service to selected hotels located on main touristic areas Paphos or Limassol. On arrival, simply proceed to the Destination Services Mobile Counter (ex Aeolos Travel)  located close by the exit of the main airport building. There, a Destination Services representative, will meet the clients and escort them to the designated area. It’s that easy. If for any reason the clients are delayed in the baggage area, a member of the arriving party may proceed to the above location to notify the Destination Services representative.  In any other case the emergency number can be used to notify the representative. Shuttle pick up times depend on various factors number of passengers, traffic in the area and relevant delays that may occur. Upon arrival the minimum waiting time can be 45 minutes. Maximum waiting time can be in some case up to 3 hours after customer arrival at the airport.

$25.45 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip: Limassol and Kourion from Paphos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: KourionKourion, an ancient Greek city-kingdom, which dates back to the 10th century BC and flourished between the 8th and 5th Centuries BC. There we will see many excavations including the complex of Eustolios and admire the magnificent amphitheater with its spectacular views of Episkopi Bay. (Entrance Fees included)Duration: 1 hourPass By: Kolossi Castlemedieval castle, a former crusader strongholdStop At: ESCAPE Limassol Old TownWe will drop you at a point in the old town close to the medieval castle, Limassol Marina and the market where you will have ample free time for exploring and shopping.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Aphrodites Rock ArtOn the way back to Paphos, we will stop at the spectacular Rock of Aphrodite, where according to legend, the Goddess of Love and Beauty was born from the waves. There will be time for swimming around the rock, which according to local legend will help us achieve everlasting youth and beauty! Duration: 45 minutes

$25.52 Day Trips & Excursions

Nicosia Full Day Shopping Tour from Paphos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ledra Street Crossing Point Ledra Street is a beautiful pedestrianized shopping area within the old city of NicosiaDuration: 3 hoursStop At: St John's CathedralWe will visit St John’s Cathedral and afterwards we will proceed on foot through the narrow streets of the old quarter with its restored building to the city centre or “Laiki Yitonia” with its colourful cafes, tavernas and shops.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Venetian walls of NicosiaDrive along the Venetian Wall within old city