Nicosia Shopping Tour from Ayia Napa
Combine a sightseeing experience with shopping at the Capital of Cyprus - Nicosia! On this tour you get a short guided drive around the town center and after that you have 4 whole hours free time to explore the town. Spend time in the Walled Old Town Centre, within the Venetial Walls, wander in Laiki Yitonia with it's narrow streets, handicraft shops, traditional restaurants and coffee shops. Enough time is given to cross the line (also known as the "Green Line") that divides the Capital of Cyprus into the southern Greek Cypriot region and the northern Turkish Cypriot region since the Turkish invasion of 1974.
The best way to do your shopping and sightseeing in the Capital town of Cyprus. You will be picked up from your hotel in Ayia Napa between 08.35 and 08.55am. Once in Nicosia you will be given a short drive around the town center and you get the chance to see some of the most important landmarks (approximately 30 minutes). You are then dropped off in the Old Town Centre within the Venetial Walls, where you get exactly what this trip promises - lots of free time for shopping, lunch (optional extra) and exploration of the town.
During the free time there, you have the chance to cross the line (also known as the "Green Line") that divides the Capital of Cyprus into the southern Greek Cypriot region and the northern Turkish Cypriot region since the Turkish invasion of 1974. So please do not forget to take your passports with you if you want to visit both sides of the last divided city in the world. You will then be taken to your hotel in Ayia Napa.
A current valid passport is required in order to visit occupied Nicosia (European Union Citizens are allowed to use Identity Cards - For other nationalities passports are required). Only original documents are accepted at the checkpoint - no photocopies are allowed.