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Limassol

Limassol

LIMASSOL 3 NIGHTS & 4 DAYS – PACKAGE

Hotel Category (All price in Euro & per person)SingleTwin/DoubleTripleChild WB (Triple)
3 Star: Hotel Moniatis or Similar388280262229
4 Star: Hotel Ajax or Similar550365347315

Inclusions

3 Nights Accomodation
Hotel accomodation is included
Daily Breakfast
Choose from a variety of Veg and NonVeg Breakfast options
Return Airport Transfers
Airport Transfers are included in the package
Full Day Grand Tour – Lefkara - Kykkos - Troodos
Our first stop is at Lefkara Village It is located on the southern slopes of the Troodos Mountains in the Larnaca District, next to the main Nicosia-Limassol highway. It features picturesque views. There you will have time to visit a traditional silver handicraft shop

We take a beautiful countryside drive passing by the village of Kornos and the agricultural village of Peristerona known for its citrus fruits, olives and almonds. Arriving at the Village of ‘Astromeritis’ we will stop for a coffee break.

Next stop is Kykkos Byzantine monastery which is the largest and wealthiest monastery situated in the Troodos (biggest mountain range of Cyprus), located in the centre of the island. The monastery is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and there you will see one of the three surviving icons painted by the Apostle Luke. You can enjoy the museum, located within the monastery grounds, which houses an impressive collection of icons, woodcarvings and manuscripts, and other Cypriot antiquities.

Continuing on, the trip will take you to the highest peak of Cyprus island – Mount Olympus(1951 m), where you will have a possibility to widely observe green valleys, mountain slopes, vineyards, forests, and small villages. From this viewpoint also the capital of Cyprus – Nicosia and a Morfou Bay can be seen.

After the highest peak we will pass by Troodos Square and then arrive in the village of Platres where you will have a chance to taste home cooked meat ‘Meze’ at the price of euro 13 for adults and euro 7 for children, including village wine or a soft drink. Or you can order a meal/snack from the menu. Lunch is optional and payable on the spot.

Next stop will bring you to the traditional and picturesque Cypriot village called Omodos, where you can visit Timios Stavros Monastery of the Holy Cross. In Omodos also a Museum of oldest wine press is located. There you can taste different types of local wine and get to know, what is Commandaria and Zivania. Local people assert that here produces one of the best wines on the island.

Returning to Lemesos (Limassol) you will pass by many hillsides and enjoy the view of the Cyprus countryside with vineyards and cherry/citrus fruit and nut trees.

This Grand Tour is a great opportunity to visit a wide variety of famous sites in Cyprus and catch a feeling of Cypriot daily life in small villages. Get an insight of all this and gain a wide bouquet of emotions!

Full Day Excursion to Lefkosia (Nicosia) Larnaka
We arrive at the Capital City of Lefkosia (Nicosia), where we shall visit:
Archbishop Palace: Built in the early fifties and much fighting took place there during the invasion of 1974, when it came close to being completely destroyed. Rebuilt in the eighties, the Archbishop’s Palace is once again a grand building and particularly to see the bust of Archbishop Kyprianos outside, a religious leader executed by the Turks in the 1820s.

St John’s Cathedral (Ayios Ioannis) was built in 1665 within the courtyard of the archiepiscopal palace. Look for the 18th-century murals illustrating important moments in Cypriot religious history and including a depiction of the tomb of St. Barnabas.

Laiki Geitonia (shopping) traditional neighbourhood houses with narrow winding streets and craft shops. It is a very popular area for both locals and tourists and there are many cafes in the area during free time.

Ledras Street (Shopping area): The most lively part of the old city with narrow streets, boutiques. View Point Shacolas Building (11th floor)
Take your passports with you and you can cross over (optional) between the Cypriot southern and northern Turkish occupied parts of Cyprus which barrier has been opened since April 2008

Finikoudes Promenade (Larnaca Waterfront) Here is the famous Palm Tree lined seafront with many cafes and restaurants. Bring your swimming gear and towel for a refreshing swim in this popular beach front.

Larnaka Ayios Lazaros church: The magnificent church was built by Emperor Leo Vl, in the 9th century. Restoration was carried out in the 17th century, keeping faithfully to the original plan, and the church can be called one of the finest examples of Byzantine architecture. The tomb of Lazaros, who after he was raised from the dead in Bethany by Christ, came to Cyprus and lived here for another thirty years and was consecrated as the Bishop of Kition by St. Barnabas and St. Mark, can be seen under the sanctuary.

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