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.
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.
Private transportation with a driver in a fully air condition car or mini bus (depending on the number of passengers)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euro - For Water, Soft Drinks, Coffee and Lunch
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.