FAMAGUSTA & GHOST TOWN TOUR
Today we drive to the east of the island which is known as Famagusta. St. Barnabas Monastery and the Tomb of St. Barnabas will be visited. Barnabas was one of the Saints who had spread Christianity with St. Paul. Salamis Ruins dates back to 11BC. It was one of the oldest Kingdoms in Cyprus until 7AD. Gymnasium, Roman baths are some of the sights that you will see while you listen to the amazing history of the island. Where is Arsinoe? When did it become Famagusta? This Medieval city is surrounded by high walls which were made by Lusignans and later additions were made by Venetians. St. Nicholas Cathedral, Venetian Palace are the few sights that you'll visit. What did the Ottomans do when they took over from Venetians? You will learn about the history while you get to take photos of this amazing place. We cannot leave the city before tasting Turkish desserts such as baklava or ekmek kadayifi. If you have not tried yet, for sure you do not know what you are missing!! The last stop of the day will be Varosha which is also known as Ghost Town. Are there any ghosts around? Why do they call it Ghost Town? We’ll take a short walk in Varosha which was abandoned for 46 years BUT now.......
Does the program interest you? If so, all you have to do is book this tour and learn all about it from your licensed local guide.
Price: €280 Duration: 7 hrs
Max. Capacity: 1-4 people (ask for the group price)
Included: Professional guidance, private transportation, parking tickets, tickets for historical sites, and a bottle of water.
Location: Pick up and drop off is from Nicosia, Kyrenia or Famagusta otherwise please ask for the price.