Painted Byzantine Churches in the Troodos Mountains

Tour Number

Activity Level

504815


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children older than 10 years old.
Children should be accompanied by an adult.

Friendly: Yes.
You should be able to get in and out of the taxi / mini bus.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent), Greek (fluent)

Churches listed in UNESCO World Heritage List


We start from Limassol (Lemesos) and visit 4 out of 12 painted Byzantine churches that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as one painted Byzantine church of the same era which is not listed in the UNESCO List.
The churches are the following: Ayios Sozomenos in Galata (14th century AD), Panayia Podithou in Galata (14th century AD), Archangelos in Galata (14th century AD), Ayios Nikolaos of the Roof at Kakopetria (12th century AD) and Panayia Forviotissa at Asinou (12th century AD). We have a coffee break in Kakopetria and a lunch break in Asinou.

Itinerary

Start from Limassol (Lemesos)
Visit the 3 painted churches in Galata
Visit the painted church in Kakopetria
Coffee break in Kakopetria (optional)
Visit the church in Asinou
Lunch break in Asinou
Return to our starting venue

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 7 hours

There might be a delay if we find traffic in Limassol (Lemesos), or our starting venue, or the church guard is not on time for opening the churches in Galata.

Transportation

Private transportation with a driver in a fully air condition car or mini bus (depending on the number of passengers)

What’s Included

Other: Transportation (with driver) from the starting venue to the sites and back, group entrance fees at the sites and guiding.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - For Water, Soft Drinks, Coffee and Lunch

What’s Extra

Other: Water, Soft drinks, Coffee and Lunch.

Restrictions

In Cyprus it is a Criminal Offence for a guide to drive passengers with a private or a rental car when the guide is driving. The tourists are not covered by insurance. It is ok if a tourist is driving the rental car or we have a driver.

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    Tour Price

    750 USD PER TOUR(for up to 8 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    504815


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children older than 10 years old.
    Children should be accompanied by an adult.

    Friendly: Yes.
    You should be able to get in and out of the taxi / mini bus.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), German (fluent), Greek (fluent)

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