Aeneas Tour ( Wed-Sun ) from € 300
(Ayia Napa - Protaras & Limassol )
WED Arrival and transfer to the hotel in AYIA NAPA or PROTARAS OR Limassol.Accomodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight.
THU - CURIUM / Paphos
Breakfast at the hotel.Between history and mythology, we will be guided, today, across different ages.Proceeding Westbound along the beautiful coast, we stop atCurium, an important city-state, today one of the most important archaeological sites on the island. Amongst the rest, It features a magnificent Greek-roman amphitheatre of the second century BC and the house of Eustolios, originally a Roman villa, used as a public center for recreation activities, next to an early Christian basilica dating from the fifth century, which was probably the Cathedral of Kourion.Next stop at Petra tou Romiou, where, according to Greek mythology, Aphrodite emerged from the foam of the water.Then we visit Paphos: the whole town is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list.We start our visit to the famous mosaics of the House of Dionysus. The floors of these villas dating back to a period between the third and fifth centuries AD and are considered among the most beautiful mosaics in the Eastern Mediterranean.Free time for lunch and our next visit will take place at the church of Panagia Chrysopolitissa, built in the thirteenth century, in the complex where you can see the column of St. Paul, where, according to tradition, the saint was scourged.We continue to the Tombs of the Kings dating back to the fourth century BC, cut into the rock and decorated with Doric columns.Return to the hotel in the afternoon.
FRI - FAMAGUSTA -
Departure in the morning for Famagusta. After we crosso the check point we will visit Salamis, founded by Teucer in 1180 BC, on his return from the Trojan War . We will visit the theater, the amphitheater, the gymnasium , the spa and palaestra.Then we will move to the 'medieval city of Famagusta, whose mighty walls bear witness to the glorious past and the historical needs' to defend against enemy attacks. Next visit to the Cathedral of St. Nicholas (turned in the mosque of Lala Mustapha Pasha) in which, at the time of Lusignan, took place the coronation of many of the kings of Cyprus and Jerusalem . Free time to stroll in the streets of Famagusta and we will then visit the Castle of Othello (Venetian governor of Cyprus), and finally we have the "visit" of the part of Famagusta notorious as the "city 'ghost'.
SAT - Free day for leisure . Half board in the hotel
SUN - DepartureBreakfast at the hotel, check-out and transfer to the airport bb