Kantara Castle and Walled Famagusta Exploration
Cyprus - Nicosia (South) - Nicosia - Larnaca - Famagusta - Ayia Napa

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Walking Tour

Overview

Breathtaking views from Pentadactylos mountains ridge and exploration of precious medieval Walled Famagusta. Walk around Walled Famagusta, a possible future UNESCO World Heritage site, with more than ten existing medieval churches, and visit Kantara Castle, one of three Byzantine castles on rugged Pentadactylos Mountains. Enjoy wonderful views around the east part of Pentadactylos Mountains.

The trip combines two of Cyprus prime attractions:

  1. Walled Famagusta, a possible future UNESCO World Heritage site, which had its golden century during the middle ages, and at the time was a very cosmopolitan trading post and one of the richest cities on earth, and
  2. Kantara Castle, one of three Byzantine castles on rugged Pentadactylos Mountains. Kantara was one of the battlefields during Richard the Lionheart's conquest of Cyprus and a place that offers wonderful views around the east part of Pentadactylos Mountains.


Itinerary

From Agia Napa, Protaras, Larnaca or Nicosia we head north/north east and uphill to Kantara Castle.

Subject to time availability we may subsequently visit Panagia tis Kyras medieval church or Platani/Cinarli Cave.

Going south we stop at medieval Walled Famagusta for exploration and possibly visit a couple of different style and denominations churches, Othello's Castle and/or the Venetian Walls.

Lastly, if we have time, we may stop for a short swim or just to take a look next to the ghost town of Famagusta, before heading back to our base in Agia Napa, Protaras, Larnaca or Nicosia.

Price: Note that default price shown as 100 euros is per person price based on two people attendance in total. We offer groups discounts. Please choose the number of people joining the walking tour and price will update accordingly.

Meeting & End Location: Customers' accommodation (or similar) in Agia Napa, Protaras, Larnaca or Nicosia

Duration: 6 hours (the number roughly applies to the time of travel and the actual exploration itinerary, ie. walking, having breaks).

Our Vehicle: We usually use a Citroen C8 7-seater. It was built in 2006, it is in a very good condition and air-conditioned.

Inclusions

Transportation: I will pick up the customers from Agia Napa, Protaras, Larnaca or Nicosia and deliver them back to the same location at the end of the trip (unless we make other arrangements).

What To Bring Along

Those who want to explore the Kantara Castle should note that there is an entry fee that is no more than three Euro per person to enter the castle of Kantara.

It is advisable to bring along drinking water (and possibly snacks) and be properly dressed for easy walking (sunscreen, hat for the hot season and possibly a walking pole).

Adults + Children

The quoted prices are for the number of adults in the trip. Children can join the trip free of charge (keeping in mind that the total number of passenger seats for the trip is six).

Cancellation Policy

Until Day 31 prior to travel date: 80 Euro per booking

Day 30 to Day 3 of the trip: 100 Euro per booking

Day 2 to Day 1 of the trip: 90% of Full Trip amount

Day 1 to Day 0 of the trip: Full Trip amount

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Languages
  • English
  • Greek
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  • Child-friendly
  • 1 - 6 People
  • 6 Hour(s)
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