Cypriot Delight

 

 

7 Days from $955Land Only






6-Night Pafos Stay


day 1: pafos
Arrive in Larnaca. You will be met and transferred to your hotel in Pafos. Rest of the day at leisure.
day 2: Pafos
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Full day at leisure to relax by the beach. (B)
day 3: pafos / lefkosia / lefkara
After breakfast visit Pano Lefkara, a picturesque village with the traditional architecture, world renowned for its local lace and silverware. Free time to wonder through its narrow winding streets and picturesque stone houses. Continue to Lefkosia (Nicosia), the only divided capital in the world. First stop is at the Handicraft Center with its workshops of traditional folk art and crafts such as pottery, basketry, copperware, wood-carving embroidery and lace. Drive through the Venetian Walls, see the Famagusta Gate and the monument of Freedom. Visit the St. John's Cathedral, housing some outstanding frescoes. Continue to Laiki Yitonia, a recently restored 19th century quarter with houses that are typical examples of traditional Cypriot architecture used today as shops, restaurants and craft centers. Return to your hotel in Pafos. (B)
day 4: pafos
Today enjoy a full day at leisure or explore on your own this beautiful town which is the home to many treasures. Admire the mosaics in villas dating back to the Roman period depicting scenes from Greek mythology. Visit the equally impressive underground Tombs of the Kings carved out of solid rock and decorated with Doric pillars. Or visit the St. Paul's Pillar where legend has it the Apostle was flogged before converting the Roman governor to Christianity and making Cyprus the first country in the world to be governed by a Christian. (B)
day 5: pafos
Day at leisure. An optional tour may be arranged to visit Lemesos, the beautiful seaside town, with many cultural treasures. (B)
day 6: pafos
Day at leisure. Enjoy the sun and the sea and at night join the local people in the restaurants and try the traditional meal, "meze", and one of the many outstanding varieties of Cypriot wine. (B)
day 7: pafos
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in Larnaca. (B)

The tour on day 3 may operate on a different day during your stay. Visitors to all monasteries and churches are requested to be properly dressed.


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Homeric Tours will provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
Package prices do not include international air travel