ISLAND EXPLORER

Cyprus - Monastery at Omodos, the Church of the Holy CrossDepartures: All year round

Duration: 1 Day


Discover Cyprus at a glance and visit quaint villages, starting with a hidden town in the beautiful Cypriot countryside. Take in Choirokoitia, Hala Sultan Tekke and the Salt Lake all the way to Larnaca. There, visit St. Lazarus church a late 9th century church dedicated to Lazarus of Bethany, the subject of a miracle recounted in the Gospel of John in which Jesus raised him from the dead. Stroll along the Phinikoudes, a palm tree lined sea front promenade.

From Larnaca, head to Menoiko Village to visit Ayios Kyprianos Church dating from the 13th century and housing the relics of the saint to whom it is dedicated. Continue to Galata Village and visit Panagia Podithou Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, onto the picturesque mountain village of Kakopetria. Enjoy free time for lunch a stroll through the old village. Before returning to Paphos, pass by the village of Ayios Nicolaos and visit a local winery.

 

Highlights

  • Quaint villages
  • Salt Lakes
  • UNESCO site – Panagia Podithou Church
  • Phinikoudes
  • Local winery

 

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