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Paphos: Choirokitia & Famagusta Guided Tour with Transfers

Activity provider: Qualiday

Paphos: Choirokitia & Famagusta Guided Tour with Transfers

Activity provider: Qualiday

From US$ 38.72 per person

Embark on a guided tour to Famagusta and the ghost town of Varosha. Learn about these sites from your guide and enjoy hotel transfers from the Paphos area.

About this activity

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait outside of the hotel.If your hotel is not listed please contact us to be advised the nearest pick up point.

Experience

Highlights
  • St Barnabas
  • Ancient Salamis
  • Famagusta -within the wall
  • Varosi Ghost town
Full description
The first stop will be Choirokoitia for a coffee break ( no visit to the archeological site of Choirokitia) before continuing to Strovilia check point (passports necessary) to cross the United Nations Green Line. We will arrive at the monastery of St Barnabas which has now been converted into a museum housing icons and other religious artefact. We will also see the tomb of St Barnabas. We continue to the ancient Kingdom of Salamis built in the 12th Century BC and visit the amphitheatre and gymnasium. We arrive in the city of Famagusta with its many Gothic churches and surrounded by Venetian walls. There will be time to visit the Cathedral of St Nikolaos built in 1312 and converted in 1570 into a mosque as well as free time for sightseeing, shopping, and lunch (not included). Finally, we will stop to view the “Ghost Town – Varosi” to see the abandoned houses and hotels which have been closed off behind wire since 1974 and admire the best sandy beaches of the island
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Live guiding
  • Confortable coach and experience driver
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • FFP2 mask

Know before you go

  • Passports are required to cross or European id (Passport holders of Syria,Armenia and Nigeria need special visa .Also handwriting Greek identity cards are not accepted).
Customer reviews

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we had a great guide, the tour was super interesting there was enough time everyone traveling with us was very punctual only the first stop should not be mentioned or the point of interest approached just looking up from the motorway service area is not enough annoying but probably not to change is the waiting time at the checkpoint,

November 11, 2022

Product ID: 416047