From Limassol: Private Full-Day Famagusta & Ghost Town Tour

From Limassol: Private Full-Day Famagusta & Ghost Town Tour

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Enjoy the scenery and learn about the history of Famagusta and Cyprus as you cross over the mountains and Mesaoria plain. Discover the history of so many civilizations and have a chance to learn all about it today on this tour.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit St. Nicholas Cathedral in the medieval wall city
  • Explore the ancient city of Salamis and witness the largest Roman amphitheatre in Cyprus
  • Discover the ghost town of Varosha and St. Barbnabas Monastery
Full description
First, visit St. Barnabas Monastery which is now an icon museum and the tomb of St. Varnabas. Then, drive to see the ancient city of Salamis which dates back to B.C. and has the largest Roman amphitheatre in Cyprus. Next, travel to Othello’s Tower, where Shakespeare was inspired to write his famous play "Othello." Then, head to St. Nicolas Cathedral, which is now known as Lala Mustafa Mosque and built in the French Gothic style. Afterwards, have some free time within the old city for shopping or more sightseeing.  Your adventure will continue with a visit to the ghost town of Famagusta. The city has been abandoned since 1974 due to political issues between the two sides of Cyprus. 
Includes
  • Entrance fee to historical sites
  • Transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    Limassol Port or Limassol hotels.

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    • Passport or ID card

    Know before you go

    • Your passport will be required since you are traveling from the south of Cyprus
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