St.Barnabas Monastery, Salamis & Medieval City of Famagusta & Ghost Town
St. Barnabas Monastery is in Famagusta. Salamis Ruins dates back to 11BC with Gymnasium, Roman Baths and many other places to be seen. The walls are well preserved . St. Nicholas Cathedral and Venetian Palace are some of the most important sites in the walled city of Famagusta.
If you like to history and would like to go step by step and not to miss the Ghost Town this tour is ideal just for you. . . .
Today we are travelling to the east of the island. Our first stop will be at St. Barnabas Monastery. Barnabas is one of the Saints whom started spreading Christianity with St. Paul. Salamis Ruins are also in the program with its Roman baths, Gymnasium and Theatres. We shall have a swim break if its not winter in the beutiful golden sandy Mediterranean beach Otherwise more time in the walled city of Famagusta. Visiting Othello Tower and having lunch is in the program. Who built St. Nicholas Cathedral? What did the Ottomans do when they took over Famagusta from the Venetians? You will learn all about the history while you get to take photos of this beautiful medieval city. Also you will have a panoramic view of 'Ghost Town' while you hear the story of it.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Limassol Port
End location: Limassol Port
Duration: 7 hours
By car and on foot
A comfortable 2017 model jeep "Renegade" is used for the transportation. Guidance , parking tickets and a small bottle of water for each participant are included.
If its more than 4 people please ask for the group price.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 euro - Museum & historical sight entrances and lunch.
Lunch, tickets for historical sights and personal purchases such as souvenirs are extra.
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Fabulous tour today Informative Had a great lunch in a beautiful spot Lucky that Sirin offered us a swim in Famagusta we were grateful for that Always thoughtful and a very safe driver