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Historic Cyprus

  • Route:
  • UK
  • Paphos
  • Nicosia
  • Kyrenia
  • Troodos Mountains
  • Paphos
  • UK
8 DAYS from £629pp

Tour Highlights

  • City tours of Paphos & Nicosia
  • Explore the Tomb of the Kings
  • View frescos painted within Byzantine churches
  • Sample wines in Omodos village
  • Taste Turkish delight in Yeroskipos village
  • Journey into the Northern occupied portion of the island and discover its historical treasures
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Historic Cyprus

With dramatic landscapes of crystalline ocean fronts, pine-clad mountains and sweeping valleys, the island of Cyprus offers visitors a true sense of the past told through historic sites and cultural juxtapositions found within the North and Southern regions of the island. Along the way, witness tales of the gods in intricate mosaics at Paphos' Archaeological Park, Kyrenia's picturesque harbour and quaint frescoed churches that crown the verdant Troodos hillsides.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Paphos

Depart London on your scheduled flight to Paphos, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

  • Dinner

Day 2: Paphos

As a European Capital of Culture 2017, Paphos offers an unsurpassed blend of astounding ancient monuments, blue flag beach resorts and a charming harbour space just waiting to be explored. Your morning tour of the city begins at the UNESCO recognised Tomb of the Kings, a desert landscape of remarkable underground tombs and chambers that resemble houses for the living. Later, continue to the UNESCO recognised Archaeological Park to marvel at a captivating collection of intricate mosaics detailing fascinating Greek myths. The remainder of today will be at leisure.

  • Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Nicosia and North Cyprus Tour

Following breakfast depart for the Cypriot capital of Nicosia, to admire city sights on a walking tour which includes a stop at the charming Saint John's cathedral. Later today continue to the North of the island - a region characterised by a slower pace of life, remote villages and quaint fishing towns. Stroll the charming harbour of Kyrenia dominated by the grand 12th century fortification that clings to the shoreline. Following your visit, head to the Augustinian monastery of Bellapais Abbey, whose hillside position boasts endless views across the adjacent mountainside.

  • Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4: Paphos

Today is at leisure to explore the city of Paphos at your own pace. An optional excursion is also available to the Akamas region, considered the last Cypriot wilderness and home to the Baths of Aphrodite, an exotic grotto surrounded by botanical gardens.

  • Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5: Troodos Mountains

This morning head inland to the Troodos Mountains, an area of outstanding natural beauty, tumbling waterfalls, luscious pine forests and babbling brooks. Before a traditional meze lunch in the picturesque town of Kakopetria, stroll Omodos village's sloping vineyards to sample a variety of wines from local Maratheftiko and Xinisteri grapes. During today's journey, stop off at two UNESCO recognised Byzantine churches, which display magnificent painted interiors depicting vivid Christian scenes.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

Day 6: Paphos

Today embark on a half day tour of Paphos, beginning at the nearby Yeroskipos village to witness the colourful creation of Turkish delight. Continue to Saint Paraskevi, the centrepiece of the village and home to spellbinding frescos of the Virgin Mary. Your tour concludes within the cobbled market of Paphos' old town, before an afternoon of further exploration at leisure.

  • Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7: Paphos

After breakfast enjoy Paphos at your own pace, alternatively undertake an optional excursion to admire gothic churches of Famagusta, the sophisticated metropolis of Larnaca and one of the ancient world's most grandiose city's, Salamis.

  • Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8: Paphos to UK

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

  • Breakfast
Your Meals
  • Included Breakfast will always be served at your accommodation each morning during the tour.
  • Included Lunch and Dinner, where included, will be served in local restaurants or at your accommodation.

Included in the Price

  • Included Fully Escorted Tour with local English Speaking Guides throughout
  • Included Scheduled Flights from the UK.
  • Included All internal travel including air-conditioned/heated transportation.
  • Included Accommodation, meals as specified and entry fees to all sights.
  • Included All airport taxes and security charges.

Important Information


If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of £250pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Health and Vaccinations

It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include;,,, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPriceBook Now
2017 Dates
12 Feb 201719 Feb 2017£699ppBook
12 Mar 201719 Mar 2017£799ppBook
02 Apr 201709 Apr 2017£849ppBook
30 Apr 201707 May 2017£899ppBook
04 Jun 201711 Jun 2017£999ppBook
10 Sep 201717 Sep 2017£999ppBook
15 Oct 201722 Oct 2017£799ppBook
19 Nov 201726 Nov 2017£629ppBook

Tour Map

Historic Cyprus Route Map

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Average Flying time: 4½ hours
  • Spoken Language(s): Greek, English

Here to help

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Hotels and Accommodation

Dionysos Central Hotel

Dionysos Central Hotel




Tour route

  • UK
  • Paphos
  • Nicosia
  • Kyrenia
  • Troodos Mountains
  • Paphos
  • UK

Extend your tour with a 3 night stay in Paphos on Half Board. Additional upgrades are available at a supplement such as All-Inclusive and Pool/Seaview rooms.


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