Duration: 8 hours
Overview: Nicosia is not only the Capital of Cyprus, it is also known as the last Divided City in Europe. Take a trip through Cyprus' 1000 years of history in the Archaeological Museum and explore the restored 19th century quarter of the city. See the 17th century Archbishop's Palace and the Cathedral of St John and its 18th century frescoes. Enjoy some free time to browse the shops and have some lunch (not included) or visit the Observatory Tower for a 360 degree view of the divided city. Visit the village of Lefkara, classified as a monument, famous for its Lefkaritika embroideries, silverware and traditional architecture. Here visit the wax museum which gives you a historical view of the culture of Cyprus on your own.
Duration: Every Tuesday
Overview: Nicosia is a bustling European city with well-known stores that are perfect for enthusiastic shoppers. The Archaeological Museum provides insight into the island's rich history spanning more than 9,000 years, or if you prefer, enjoy some shopping and explore Laiki Yitonia, the 19th century 'folk neighborhood' with its souvenir shops and taverns. After lunch the tour follows the 'Green Line' that divides Nicosia in two. Stop by the Archbishopric and visit St. John's Cathedral, with some outstanding frescoes. Continue to the picturesque village of Lefkara, world-famous for its lace and silverware.
Duration: Every Saturday
Overview: Travel through mountain villages and pine-clad hillsides just below the summit of Mount Olympus, which at 1,952 meters is the highest point on the island. Travel to Throni to see the tomb of Archbishop Makarios, the first President of the Republic of Cyprus when it gained its independence in 1960. Throni offers spectacular views across the mountains. Visit Kykko, the island's largest and most spectacular monastery, and perhaps see the precious icon of Our Lady with the infant Christ, said to have been painted by the apostle Luke. Whilst returning to Limassol, visit the pretty village of Omodhos, well known for its wines and intricate lace work. See its white stone houses lining the cobbled streets around the Monastery of the Holy Cross.
Please note: Visitors to all monasteries are requested to be properly dressed. During the winter months, Kykkos Monastery and Throni are visited only if weather conditions permit, otherwise another monastery is visited.
Duration: At your own pace
Overview: Visit the Water Park - great fun for all the family! There are all types of water slides, chutes and even kamikaze style slides for those who enjoy speed - rest assured, safety has the highest priority! For a more leisurely pace, go on the 'Lazy River.' Enjoy a snack and cool drink at the park.
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