Kyrenia & Famagusta
A trip that will give you the chance to discover the northern part of Cyprus!
First we drive to the eastern end of the island stopping at Famagusta, also known as the‘Ghost Town’ since the Turkish invasion in 1974. Free time will be given in this beautiful coastal town, which is well known for its golden beaches and its Venetian Walls.Our next stop is at the northern end of the island and the town of Kerynia, a city with more than 3000 years of Greek history.
Plenty of free time is given for lunch (optional extra), shopping and a stroll around the town.You can also visit the picturesque harbour and the Castle of Kerynia, which hosts the remains of one of the oldest shipwrecks in the world (optional extra)
We then drive to our next stop Bellapais Abbey, built in the 13th century AD by the Augustinian monks also known as the Order of Saint Norbert. The abbey is a fine example of gothic architecture. It also offers breathtaking views of the northern coast of Kerynia and a pervasive atmosphere of tranquility.