The price includes:
Day 1: Assembly of participants, transfer to BERLIN airport, departure to LARNAKI, transfer to the hotel, check-in, dinner, overnight.
Day 2: Breakfast, rest, recreation at the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Day 3: Breakfast, transfer to the church and monastery of St. Barnabas near Famagusta, visit to the church and monastery of St. Barnabas. Sightseeing the 5th century church, the later built monastery and the Icon and Archaeological Museum. The monastery, funded by the Byzantine emperor Zeno, was built in the place of the tomb of Saint Barnabas. Drive and visit to the ruins of the ancient city of SALAMINA. Salamina is a 12th century BC city that was once the largest and most powerful city-kingdom in Cyprus. After the disastrous earthquake in the 4th century, the city was rebuilt under the name of Constantia, in honour of the founder of the city reconstruction – the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great. Transfer to the beach, drive to FAMAGUSTA, sightseeing: Othello Castle, former cathedral of St. Nicholas (now the Mosque of Lala Mustafa Pasha), ruins of the Venetian Palace, abandoned churches, the Old Town, free time. Drive to PALM BEACH and VAROSHY, visit to Palm Beach and the famous Ghost Town (abandoned and closed district of Famagusta – Varosha). Return to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Day 4: Breakfast, visit to the Castle of St. Hilarion. Drive to KYRENIA, free time, visit to the Kyrenia Castle and the Shipwreck Museum. Drive to the BELLAPAIS village, visit to the abbey, free time. Return to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Day 5: Breakfast, drive to NICOSIA, sightseeing the city (among others the former St. Sophia Cathedral, gothic churches, e.g. Saint Catherine, The Great Inn Buyuk Han, a visit to the bazaar), free time (possibility of going to the southern side of the city – passage through the pedestrian border crossing). Return to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Day 6: Breakfast, drive to the KARPAZ PENINSULA (beautiful views along the way including natural, undamaged riches of nature), visit to the olive plant, continuing the trip to the Karpaz Peninsula (a stop on the way to buy carrots for donkeys – take your Turkish lira with you), a stop to take a photo (great view of the beautiful Golden Beach), meeting with wild donkeys, visit to the monastery of St. Andrew the Apostle. Dating from the 12th century, now closed, the Orthodox monastery of St. Andrew the Apostle arose in a place where, according to tradition, St. Andrew the Apostle stopped during his last trip to Palestine. A spring of water with healing properties appeared in the place where he stood. The fortified monastery was built in the 12th century; however, only one oldest building survived to this day – a chapel from the 15th century. Most of the monastery complex was built in the 18th century. Return to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Days 07 – 11: Breakfast, rest, recreation at the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Day 12: Breakfast, check-out, transfer to the airport, departure to BERLIN, transfer to the pick-up point – end of the trip.
The price does not include:
– beverages for dinners
Possibility of optional trips.