Discover Cyprus Excursion from Ayia Napa
A unique excursion that gives you the chance to explore timeless traditional villages, enjoy spectacular views of Troodos Mountains and the opportunity to explore the two largest and most diverse towns of the island, Nicosia and Limassol! First drive to Nicosia, the capital of the island, and then continue your journey towards Troodos Mountains, stop at Virgin Mary of Asinou Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The next stop is Troodos Mountains Square and then proceed to the picturesque Lania Village. The return journey will take you through Limassol, where you will have some free time to relax in the surroundings of this beautiful and cosmopolitan coastal town.
Be picked up from your hotel in Ayia Napa and be driven to Nicosia, the capital of the island, where free time will be given (approximately 1 hour) to stroll around the Town Centre within the Venetial Walls, relax with a coffee (optional) or walk up to the line (also known as the "Green Line") that divides Nicosia into two since the Turkish invasion of 1974.
Continuing your journey towards Troodos Mountains, stop at Virgin Mary of Asinou Church. You will enjoy a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and you will be stunned by the beauty of the amazing frescoes. The next stop is Troodos Mountains Square, where free time (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes) will be given for lunch (optional extra). Situated right in the green heart of the island, this location offers some of the most breathtaking mountain views of Cyprus.
Then visit the picturesque Lania Village, one of the famous Commandaria wine producing villages. Commandaria is one of the oldest wines in the world and it has been produced in Cyprus for more than 4000 years. Homer mentions this sweet tasting wine in his ancient texts. Free time you will be given at Lania Village (approximately 45 minutes).
The return journey will take you through Limassol, the second largest town of the island, where you will have some free time (approximately 1 hour) to stroll around the Old Town Centre and the surroundings of this beautiful and cosmopolitan coastal town. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit Limassol Marina and the recently restored "Old Port" which is within short walking distance from the Old Town Centre.
Visitors must dress appropriately when visiting religious places. No tank tops or shorts allowed for men or women.