St.Barnabas Monastery,Salamis & Medieval City of Famagusta & Ghost Town
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. History of Salamis goes back to 11BC. We shall have a swim break if its not winter. 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: Nicosia, Kyrenia or Famagusta. Any other location is accepted with additional cost.
End location: Nicosia, Kyrenia or Famagusta.Any other location may be accepted.
Duration: 7 hours
A comfortable brand new 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
30 USD - Museum & historical sight entrances and lunch.
Lunch and personal purchases such as souvenirs are extra.
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Sirin is passionate as a guide and she is flexible to cater our needs. She always has your interest in mind.